FORA.tv Speaker - Michael Yutrzenka
With over 13 years experience at Cisco Systems, Michael Yutrzenka brings with him a broad understanding of Cisco and the community in the role of Executive Director of the Cisco Systems Foundation.
Mr. Yutrzenka joined Corporate Philanthropy in June 2000, focusing on helping the nonprofit sector by leveraging Internet technology and building partnerships. In April 2001 he took on the development, implementation and management of the Community Fellowship Program, which was one of Cisco's solutions to assisting non-profit organizations during the economic downturn. This program has evolved into the Leadership Fellows Program, and has been incorporated into Cisco's executive leadership training. With Mr. Yutrzenka's leadership, the Cisco Systems Foundation and Corporate Philanthropy focus on employee involvement in the community, and the importance of community engagement in building well-rounded corporate leaders.
Mr. Yutrzenka also serves on the board of Network for Good and the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, and acts in advisory roles with other non-profit organizations. Prior to joining Corporate Philanthropy, Mr. Yutrzenka held roles at Cisco in business development, channel partnerships and global strategic account management. Mr. Yutrzenka has over 20 years of international experience. He previously held positions in customer support, systems analysis, engineering and management and, immediately prior to Cisco, was Vice President, International Sales for Arix Corporation. Mr. Yutrzenka earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of North Dakota.
05.29.07 | 01:11:58 min
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