Jacoby - Rebecca Cisco AMcGraw Hill Financial announced that its Board of Directors elected Rebecca Jacoby, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Cisco, to be a member of the Board, effective immediately.

As Cisco’s CIO, Ms. Jacoby, 53, advances the business through the use of Cisco technology. Under her leadership as CIO since 2006, Ms. Jacoby has made the IT organization a strategic business partner, producing significant business value for Cisco in the form of financial performance, customer satisfaction and loyalty, market share, and productivity.

Ms. Jacoby has held positions of increasing responsibility in technology, operations and manufacturing since joining Cisco in 1995.  Prior to joining Cisco, Ms. Jacoby held a variety of planning and operations positions with other companies in Silicon Valley.  Ms. Jacoby serves on the Board of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara County and is a founding member of the Technology Business Management Council. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of the Pacific and a M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.

Source: McGraw Hill Financial