National Association of Professional Women Inducts Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn, VP/General Manager Cisco, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn is selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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“I’m pleased to welcome Jeanne into this exceptional group of professional women. Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn as a 2017-2018 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in technology. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Jeanne into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn has been with Cisco, a global leader in the technology field, for more than 20 years. Since 2010, she has been VP/General Manager. In this role, she manages three different segments of the business, including driving services strategy and managing the business operations, innovation/globalization and service incubation for the company’s technical services; creating standards for learning and knowledge in the industry through certifications and education and recruiting customers to Cisco; and offering digital workplace solutions in the cloud that deliver knowledge and information services for all markets.

Since 2015, she has also held the title of Chairman and President of the IoT Talent Consortium, a nonprofit organization she founded “to bring together 2000 leading companies and workforce educators a way to grow and evolve new skills and technology disciplines for the IoT industries.” Under her leadership, the Consortium, working with industry, education, research and government leaders, has been realizing its mission of generating “the technically qualified talent the IoT needs to thrive.”

Ms. Beliveau-Dunn is a recognized thought leader in the industry and a highly regarded expert on education, social enterprise, workforce of the future and collaboration. She writes often on these subjects and is a regular contributor to the "Sloan/Harvard Business Review," "The Huffington Post" and other industry publications. She is also the author of "I’m the Boss of Me: A Guide to Owning Your Career," a best- selling book on business and leadership.

Awards & Accomplishments:
B.S., University of Massachusetts, Business, Management, Marketing, Technology, Business Law, Economics; recognized as one of “The 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology” by the National Diversity Council; board member of ASU, CAEL, Academy of Science and Stanford Digital

About NAPW: NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive bene ts, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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