Carolyn leads Strategic Mtgs Mgmt (SMM), Tech & Ops at CIsco Systems. Her teams manage internal and customer events in all geographic regions. She has worked in Silicon Valley tech co’s with roles in Corp Events, Travel, Procurement, Finance & Event Marketing. In 1999, she co-founded Meetings Competitive Advantage Forum, which is recognized as an influential industry-leading voice. Carolyn was named PCMAâ€™s 2014 Distinguished Meeting Professional of the Year and 2015 Smart Meetings Top 10 Industry Leader. Mom to 3 daughters, she is passionate about her work and always ready to learn. In her moments away from Cisco, she escapes to Sierra mountain air, dark chili chocolate, wine & starry nights!