Garden City, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014
NAPW honors Laurie Cantileno, Client Solutions Manager at Cisco Systems as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in business with this prestigious distinction.
“I pride myself as a business leader consistently successful in defining real-time business strategy and translating it into high-impact actions, operations and financial results for my clients,” says Ms. Cantileno, whose mission is to continually improve Cisco Systems Service Delivery.
Laurie Cantileno’s impressive career began at Nat West Bank where she held the title of Assistant Vice President of Networking and Tier Support for nine years. Prior positions include Global Head of IT for RADIANZ (now owned by British Telecom), Vice President of Network Services at Broadridge and Principal Owner for T.J. Samuels Mgmt Consulting. She has a flawless reputation for excellence in leadership, vision and for developing trusted partnerships with her customers. These skills are used every day to enhance and grow her clients experience in implementing and delivering Cisco technologies to Cisco largest top tier clients.
Ms. Cantileno’s biggest accomplishment was being able to start her own successful consulting business in the field of technical management consulting and also being asked to be the Keynote Speaker at NYITs “Introduce a Girl to Engineering” national workshop. Ms Cantileno also promotes girls’ higher learning and business preparation as a consulting member of Girls Inc.
Recognizing that continuing support for young women is vital for their personal and career success, Ms. Cantileno will use her NAPW membership to promote interest in careers focused in science, technology, education and Math (STEM).
Ms. Cantileno’s areas of expertise include building relationships and working collaboratively with customers, channel partners and account team members to meet business goals and objectives to optimize business processes and solutions delivered properly for clients’ business needs through voice, video and data. Ms. Cantileno holds a B.S. from New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury in Computer Science.
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