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About Jeff Seifert

As Chief Technology Officer for Cisco Canada, Jeff Seifert provides technical guidance and direction in key advanced and emerging technologies and go-to-market strategies. His work with many governments, enterprise and service provider customers in Canada and globally is influencing how Cisco brings products to market. During the past sixteen years at Cisco, Jeff has been involved in the successful introduction of many new technologies from the early days of the Internet, through the first deployments of VoIP and IP Telephony through to new transformational video solutions. Through this time he has worked to ensure that Canadian customer requirements are reflected in the products and architectures that Cisco brings to market. He shares a passion with organizations that wish to improve the lives of citizens whether it be serving rural Canadians, using technology to improve healthcare or enhancing education. Seifert was appointed a Distinguished Systems Engineer, Cisco's highest technical distinction, in August 2003. As an individual who represents the pinnacle of Cisco's technical and sales expertise, he is responsible for transforming customer demand into innovative solutions that companies can utilize in an effective and efficient manner. Prior to joining Cisco in 1995, he held financial, management, and technical positions at Bell Canada, Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), and IBM Canada. Seifert has achieved double CCIE certification, including Routing & Switching CCIE in 1996 and Voice CCIE in 2003. He holds a Bachelor in Applied Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto.

Behind the TO2015 Games: Creating the Most Digital Games in History

This post is last in a series taking readers behind-the-scenes of how Cisco technology is powering the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. During these series we’ve taken you deep inside the technology powering the TO2015 Games, which ended this … Continue reading

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Behind the TO2015 Games: Facilitating Remote Media Interviews with Cisco TelePresence

This post is fifth in a series taking readers behind-the-scenes of how Cisco technology is powering the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. In our exclusive look at the technology behind the TO2015 Games, we’ve talked a lot about the … Continue reading

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Behind the TO2015 Games: Cisco Connected Healthcare Mobile Clinic

This post is fourth in a series taking readers behind-the-scenes of how Cisco technology is powering the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. When we talk about the TORONTO 2015 Games being the most digital in history, we mean it.  … Continue reading

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Behind the TO2015 Games: Cisco TelePresence Powers Virtual Help Desk

This post is third in a series taking readers behind-the-scenes of how Cisco technology is powering the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. For our next look behind the Games (see parts 1 and 2 in this series here and … Continue reading

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Behind the TO2015 Games: Cisco I CAN Learn STEM & I CAN Develop Programs

This post is second in a series taking readers behind-the-scenes of how Cisco technology is powering the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. Although Cisco technology is powering the TO2015 Games, it is our people that are truly the driving … Continue reading

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Behind the TO2015 Games: How Cisco is Powering the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

This post is first in a series taking readers behind-the-scenes of how Cisco technology is powering the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. Cisco and TORONTO 2015 are creating the most digital Pan Am/Parapan Am Games in history, with superior … Continue reading

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Cisco TORONTO 2015 Countdown Clock wins global recognition

Our Cisco TORONTO 2015 Countdown Clock is getting worldwide attention! I am delighted to share that X2O Media (a Barco company) our ecosystem partner, won international recognition at the 2015 Digi Awards in the Best Deployment, Sports Venue category. X2O’s … Continue reading

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Cisco Canada’s Networking Academy Volunteers Shine at the I CAN Develop Kick-Off!

What do you call an event venue teeming with enthusiastic students, despite a snowy Saturday morning? A grand success! On February 7 Cisco Canada, together with Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee, kicked off the I CAN Develop … Continue reading

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Enabling New Levels of Accessibility Through Interactive Technologies

The Abilities Centre, located in Whitby, Ontario, is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to enriching the quality of life for people of all ages and abilities through an inclusive, innovative environment. The Abilities Centre has been recognized by the International Paralympic … Continue reading

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10,000 Patents and Counting

Earlier this month, Cisco’s Pankaj Patel posted a blog announcing how a team of virtual engineers helped Cisco reach a significant milestone – its 10,000th U.S. patent. To a company like Cisco which fosters a culture that fuels and celebrates … Continue reading

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