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Jose van Dijk

Vice President and Chief of Staff, Cisco Services

Jose van Dijk

Jose Van Dijk, Vice President and Chief of Staff of Cisco Services, is responsible for the evolution and execution of the company;s services business. Over her 20-year career at Cisco, she has held numerous leadership positions around the globe. She established Cisco;s first decentralized customer service organizations in the Asia-Pacific and Japanese markets, and headed up operations of several country boards and councils for Brazil, Mexico, Russia, India, and China. During her tenure as Vice President for Country Enablement, she partnered with function stakeholders to implement an operating model that resulted in the creation of 26 business entities in only 9 months. Van Dijk previously spent 18 years at Apple Computer and Texas Instruments, gaining deep industry experience in operations, supply chain, logistics, and customer service management. She currently sits on the board of the south chapter of the March for Babies, which raises funds to support critical treatment for newborns in the NICU.