Cisco Champions 2020 Application
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Cisco Champion - Cisco's premier program for engaging and nurturing a community of technical influencers. Cisco Champions are passionate about technology and enjoy sharing their knowledge, expertise and thoughts across their communities and with Cisco.
As a Cisco Champ, you’ll:
Get early insight to new Cisco products & solutions and access to Cisco’s engineering rock stars.
Expand your own network of technology enthusiasts. This year, we had Champs from 47 countries covering all architectures across the Cisco Ecosystem.
Provide feedback on Cisco products/solutions (good, bad, anything else) through beta testing, message testing and in our Webex Teams spaces.
Receive “white glove” treatment at Cisco Live with special keynote seating, whisper suite access, behind the scenes tours, etc.
Hone your blogging and podcasting skills through our Cisco Champion Blogging Club and Cisco Champions Radio.
Apply today. If you still have questions – ask us on Twitter (@
) or ask a Cisco Champion. Just tweet #CiscoChampion.
Please tell us a little about you (Note: Please use an email address you
Preferred Contact Email Address
CCO User ID
Cisco Community ID
State or Province
Zip Code/Postal Code
Birthday (Month & Day only)
Please answer question 2 (First Name) before continuing.
Please answer question 2 (Last Name) before continuing.
Please answer question 2 (Preferred Contact Email Address) before continuing.
Please answer question 2 (Street Address) before continuing.
Please answer question 2 (City) before continuing.
Please answer question 2 (Country) before continuing.
Please answer question 2 (Zip Code/Postal Code) before continuing.
Please answer question 2 (Birthday (Month & Day only)) before continuing.
Please share how we can get to know you online (URLs please)
Company / Organization Information
Where do you work?
What is your job title?
How long have you been in this role?
What is your company's website?
Please answer question 1 (Where do you work?) before continuing.
Please answer question 1 (What is your job title?) before continuing.
Please answer question 1 (How long have you been in this role?) before continuing.
Job Level (Yes, we asked about your job title above, this is for quick categorization for the marketing overlords)
CXO (i.e. CIO, CTO, CEO..)
VP / SVP
Director / Sr. Director
Manager / Sr. Manager
What is your company's or organization's relationship to Cisco?
Partner (Sales / resale / VAR etc.)
Please answer question 3 before continuing.
How many employees are at your company / organization?
0 – 249
250 – 499
500 – 999
1000 – 1499
1500 – 4999
5000 – 9999
Please answer question 4 before continuing.
What is your primary area of focus?
Internet of Things
Please answer question 5 before continuing.
What other interests do you have?
Internet of Things
Other? Do tell!
Buzzword Bingo & Trends - stuff you are involved in?
AI / ML
Intent Based Networking
Tell us about your career so far. (Please don't just paste in your LinkedIn info. We want to *know* you)
Please answer question 37 before continuing.
Programs & Certifications
Do you belong to any other programs at Cisco?
Customer Connection Program
Cisco Learning Network
Do you belong to any other programs with other companies? Other professional associations you're involved with? (Such as Microsoft MVP, vExperts, Veeam Vanguard, NetApp United, etc.)
Do you have any of the following Cisco certifications?
Do you have any other certifications? If so, which ones? (Feel free to list any from Cisco we missed above and/or those from other companies.)
Are you a current or former Cisco Champion? (Pick all years you have been in the program)
No, I'm new!
Please answer question 7 before continuing.
Please select at least 1 choices for question 7.
What are the top five activities you'd like to participate in as a Cisco Champion?
(Note: We don't expect a lot out of Champions, we know you have jobs and families and lives, but we do expect about an hour a week of engagement)
Beta / EFT testing
Co-host Cisco Champion Radio podcasts
Expand your blog/vlog/podcast
Join Coffee Hours
Give feedback on messaging
Give feedback on technology
Lead a Blogging Club Topic
Participate in Champions Webex Teams rooms
Share opinions on solutions
Speak at a Cisco Live
What makes you an Influencer?
Why do you want to be part of the Cisco Champion program?
Please answer question 16 before continuing.
How do you feel you can contribute and add value to the Cisco Champions program as a member?
Please answer question 24 before continuing.
What have you liked about the Cisco Champion program so far? (Yes! This question just changed like *magic* for former / current Champs. Go you!)
Please answer question 18 before continuing.
How do you feel you've contributed to the Cisco Champions program? How else would you like to contribute (if any)? (Wow! This question also just changed like *magic* for former / current Champs.)
Please answer question 23 before continuing.
Tell us something interesting about you.
If you could tell Chuck Robbins something, what would you tell him?
Anything else you'd like to share?
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