Speaker Profile

Karen Walker
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer / Cisco

Karen M. Walker is SVP and CMO at Intel Corp., where she is responsible for building and strengthening Intel’s brand, supporting growth strategies, cultivating opportunities in new and existing markets, and increasing demand for Intel's products and solutions globally.

Prior to joining Intel, Ms. Walker served as CMO of Cisco, where her various other roles included global VP of services marketing and SVP of Go-to-Market. Her 20-plus years in the IT industry have included senior field and marketing leadership roles in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific region.

Ms. Walker holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and business studies from Loughborough University in England and was awarded an honorary doctorate of business administration from the University of Sunderland.