Tae Yoo is the Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs at Cisco. Ms. Yoo drives Cisco’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs through public-private partnerships that use technology to create positive, sustainable change in education and workforce development. As the steward of Cisco’s CSR vision, she directs Cisco’s business, technical, and financial assets to make a positive impact for people and communities around the world.
Under her leadership, the Cisco Networking Academy program has become one of the largest ICT education programs in the world, helping 1.2 million people get jobs between 2005 and 2013. Ms. Yoo envisions a world where everyone will be able to participate and succeed in the global economy. She writes and speaks often about the need for better broadband access in developing countries, for education programs that lead to jobs, and for women to have easier access to education.Previously at Cisco, Ms. Yoo co-founded the Business Development group responsible for creating new markets thru partnerships with other technology companies for joint product and market development.
She is a Trustee of the Cisco Foundation, Service Year Alliance Board Member, and a Council Member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on The Future of Jobs.