Tae Yoo

Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Cisco Systems, Inc.

July 20, 2010
Tae Yoo is Vice President of Cisco Corporate Affairs. Corporate Affairs at Cisco encompasses the work of Corporate Philanthropy, Diversity and Ethics.

The mission of these organizations is to be an economic and intellectual asset for stimulating philanthropy throughout the global community. Cisco's focus is on creating partnerships with
local and global organizations to create positive, sustainable change in areas of education, basic needs and the capacity development of nonprofits. Cisco is committed to the idea that true sustainable change is achieved through collaborative partnerships between nonprofits, corporations, government, and individual citizens.

Previous to Corporate Philanthropy, Ms. Yoo has held a number of positions at Cisco focused on the creation of programs to address new markets. As co–founder of the Business Development organization, she was responsible for the growth of partnerships with other technology companies for joint product development and sales. In addition, while based in London, she managed Cisco's Global Distribution Channels focused on the development and growth of the European based global sales channels. Ms. Yoo earned a degree in Communications from Virginia Tech.

Ms. Yoo is a trustee of the Cisco Foundation and currently serves on the boards of Catholic Charities of San Jose, City Year National Board and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. She also serves on the Advisory Boards of the Acumen Fund, the Global Philanthropy Forum and the Women's Technology Cluster.