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Louisa Houghton

Communications Lead - Business Culture and Transformation at Virgin Media O2

Newbury, United Kingdom

Global Communications Editor-In-Chief, Cisco Newsroom.
Passionate about creating fresh, future-looking and authentic stories which connect, engage, educate, and inspire their target audiences, driving measurable business outcomes.

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Louisa Houghton Points
Academic 0
Author 57
Influencer 12
Speaker 0
Entrepreneur 10
Total 79

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Thought Leader Profile

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Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Strategy and Storytelling
Theatre: Global Communications
Minimum Project Size: Undisclosed
Average Hourly Rate: Undisclosed
Number of Employees: Undisclosed
Company Founded Date: Undisclosed
Media Experience: 25 years

Areas of Expertise

5G 30.17
AI 30.09
AR/VR 30.44
Business Strategy 30.43
Change Management 30.04
Climate Change 30.43
CSR 30.45
Culture 30.04
Cybersecurity 30.39
Digital Transformation 30.10
Diversity and Inclusion 31.91
Emerging Technology 30.05
Future of Work 30.29
Health and Wellness 30.26
Innovation 30.96
Leadership 30.06
Mental Health
Metaverse 30.26
Privacy 30.18
Public Relations
Security 32.60
Smart Cities 32.77
Supply Chain 30.04
Sustainability 31.89
Mobility 30.19
Entrepreneurship 30.33
EdTech 30.71
Health and Safety 30.22
Customer Experience 30.04
Customer Loyalty 30.07
HealthTech 30.11
Marketing 30.04
Renewable Energy
Ecosystems 30.14
Cloud 30.05

Industry Experience

Aerospace & Defense


2 Analyst Advisorys
Safe Access is key for Girls in ICT
Cisco Newsroom
May 09, 2022
Raising visibility for what young women need to succeed in STEM careers

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

Why the uplift of social inclusion works for everyone
Cisco Newsroom
February 22, 2022
If inclusive hiring is to be a long-term success, companies will need to demonstrate that it can support employees’ development in the future.

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, EdTech

35 Article/Blogs
Cisco Live: The role digital transformation is playing in the “re-founding” of Ford Motor Company
Cisco Newsroom
June 15, 2022
Good things come when powerhouse companies form tight relationships, share common goals, and make amazing things happen.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Security, Sustainability

Security takes center stage at Cisco Live
Cisco Newsroom
June 14, 2022
Cisco announces security innovations to meet an ever-challenging threat landscape.  

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Tags: Ecosystems, Innovation, Security

An Argument for SASE — and "Legacy" Integration
Cisco Newsroom
June 07, 2022
Hybrid work demands that we rethink the following secure access concepts

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Tags: Future of Work, Security

Cloud security compliance is critical but complex. Cisco has a solution
Cisco Newsroom
June 07, 2022
Cisco’s Cloud Controls Framework streamlines a challenging array of security and privacy certifications.

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Tags: Cloud, Privacy, Security

Nikita T. Mitchell on allyship, intersectionality, and showing up
Cisco Newsroom
June 01, 2022
The Strategy Director of Cisco’s People, Policy and Purpose organization shares how fully understanding herself has led to the perfect job.

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership

Driving Industry 4.0 with predictive AI and networking expertise
Cisco Newsroom
May 24, 2022
Delta Bravo AI and Cisco combine forces to transform manufacturing.

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Tags: AI

It’s a hive of activity down at the Cisco RTP Apiary on World Bee Day — and every day
Cisco Newsroom
May 20, 2022
We’re not pollen your leg, you won’t bee-lieve how happy our Connected Bees are on our North Carolina campus!

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Tags: Ecosystems, Health and Wellness, Sustainability

Bangladesh swallowing a Bitter pill as trojan virus attacks Government Entities
Cisco Newsroom
May 12, 2022
Cisco Talos research looks at the impact of Bitter ATP’s latest hack

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Tags: Security

Cisco is helping companies to improve the charging experience for electric vehicle drivers.
Cisco Newsroom
May 09, 2022
How retailers are making the connection with electric vehicle drivers at charging stations

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Innovation, Sustainability

Creating a predictive network for the human mind
Cisco Newsroom
May 04, 2022
How AI and machine learning will enable the network to learn, plan, and predict for the future.

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, Innovation

What makes a Great Place to Work in a hybrid world?
Cisco Newsroom
April 27, 2022
Navigating change, prioritizing employee wellbeing, and embracing flexibility lead as differentiators.

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Tags: Culture, Future of Work

Paving the way for women in tech
Cisco Newsroom
April 26, 2022
Gender bias still limits the tech industry. Women Rock-IT and the*gameHERs aim to end it.

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Tags: Innovation, Culture, Diversity and Inclusion

Innovating for a healthy planet
Cisco Newsroom
April 22, 2022
Cisco’s VP of CSR & Sustainability Mary de Wysocki shares how Cisco is contributing towards a more sustainable future.

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Tags: Sustainability, Climate Change, CSR

The future of energy: clean, connected and equitable
Cisco Newsroom
April 19, 2022
The green revolution is about creating a cleaner, more sustainable world. But it’s also about creating a more equitable, connected one.

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Tags: Sustainability, Climate Change

Cisco’s corporate nomads take hybrid work to the next level in Venice, Italy
Cisco Newsroom
April 13, 2022
In a world where you could work from Venywhere, why not?

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Future of Work, Smart Cities

An anthropologist’s eye on the future of work
Cisco Newsroom
April 05, 2022
Combining anthropology, sociology, and futurist research, Cisco’s Lizbet Simmons brings a human-first approach to innovation.

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Tags: Change Management, Future of Work, Health and Wellness

Transforming business models with a circular economy mindset
Cisco Newsroom
April 05, 2022
Fundamentally shifting behaviours, infrastructure, policies and operations to benefit the planet.

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Tags: Sustainability, Supply Chain

Driving innovation with McLaren Racing
Cisco Newsroom
March 24, 2022

McLaren shares Cisco’s commitment to the pursuit of innovation to continually search for that next competitive edge.

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Tags: Innovation, Marketing

How can we be safe in the metaverse?
Cisco Newsroom
March 22, 2022
Distributed and immersive, the metaverse is the most exciting online world ever seen. But like all new frontiers, it is not without its risks.

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Tags: Innovation, Security

When disaster strikes, digital technologies save lives
Cisco Newsroom
March 15, 2022
Through volcanoes, floods, or droughts, Cisco and Mercy Corps lessen the suffering and expand the connectivity.

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Tags: Security, Sustainability

Cisco embraces Private 5G As a Service and OpenRAN to accelerate digital transformation
Cisco Newsroom
March 14, 2022
Principal Analyst Will Townsend shares how Private 5G As a Service can accelerate digital transformation within the enterprise.

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Tags: 5G, Digital Transformation, Future of Work

To close the healthcare divide, start with the digital divide
Cisco Newsroom
March 14, 2022
Cisco’s Guy Diedrich on sowing connectivity — and well-being — around the world.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, HealthTech

Innovating a great healthcare experience, for patients and clinicians alike
Cisco Newsroom
March 09, 2022
In a healthcare roundtable, Cisco experts demonstrate the latest in secure, streamlined medical technologies.

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Tags: HealthTech, Innovation

Cisco’s OpenRAN advantage and why 2022 is the year it’ll take off
Cisco Newsroom
March 07, 2022
We chat about Cisco and Rakuten Symphony’s new OpenRAN partnership with Bob Everson, Senior Director of 5G Architecture for Cisco.

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Tags: 5G, Digital Transformation, Innovation

Cisco Channel Chiefs - focused on partners and shared success
Cisco Newsroom
February 22, 2022
A record 13 Cisco leaders were named to CRN’s 2022 Channel Chiefs list. Cisco’s Oliver Tuszik explains why.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Customer Experience, Customer Loyalty

1 Executive
Editor In Chief - Cisco
June 01, 2021
Leading Cisco’s global owned content strategy, ensuring consistency of style and messaging to tell a cohesive story. Strong cross-functional partnerships across Global Comms and Marketing to drive efficiency and scale. Evolving data driven storytelling to drive impact and engagement with target audiences internally and externally. Always looking for new and fresh ways to tell stories with impact.

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Tags: Business Strategy

1 Media Interview
When cybercriminals get busy, businesses must be increasingly resilient
Cisco Newsroom
January 17, 2022
Cisco Talos' Brad Garnett shares his thoughts on creating a resilient incident response program in a hybrid work world.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Security

3 Podcasts
Talking Predictive Networks with JP Vasseur
Cisco Newsroom
May 04, 2022
AB connects with JP Vasseur, Cisco Fellow (VP), Head of Engineering, for a chat about Predictive Networks, an exciting technology that aims to predict and proactively avoid network issues to ensure the best possible customer experience. Beyond the tech talk, AB and JP discuss topics ranging from their shared love of music to the future of young, aspiring engineers.

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, Innovation

Talking Innovation and Applications with Cisco's Liz Centoni
Cisco Newsroom
February 07, 2022
In this kick-off episode for Season 3 of TechBeat, AB sits down for a chat with Liz Centoni, Cisco’s very own EVP, Chief Strategy Officer and GM, Applications, who has a passion for innovation, customer experience, and technology. Liz gives great insight into her childhood; who her greatest influencers were; experiences that led her to join Cisco over 20 years ago; and why she still remains passionate about the work she and her team at Cisco do every day.

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Tags: Innovation, Leadership

Our Inclusive Future
Apple Podcasts
January 24, 2022
Former teacher Michelle Brown is on a mission to improve reading and writing skills for children around the globe. That's why she created CommonLit, an education technology non-profit that has grown to reach 80,000 schools in the United States and over 20,000,000 users worldwide.

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Sustainability

1 Video
Cisco Wireless CTO chats CES trends and the future of next-gen technology
January 24, 2022
Cisco's Matt MacPherson shares how networking is the backbone for seamless experiences across consumer and enterprise tech.

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Tags: Future of Work, Smart Cities, Security

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