Kerry Chalmers

Director, Sales and Partner Events, Cisco Global Events

Kerry Chalmers leads Sales Strategy, Planning & Business Operations for Cisco’s Architecture team, consisting of 2,500 technology specialists covering the United States, Canada and Latin America. In this role Kerry oversees annual and quarterly planning and reporting activities, team coordination and development, communications, and operational budget of $8M annually.

Prior to her 8 years with Cisco, Kerry has worked as a Project Manager, an Executive Director for a non-profit, a Project Consultant on exhibit design and planning, and on events such as the TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival.

Kerry is passionate about building strong teams, mentoring the next generation of leaders, and ensuring all cats are moving the same direction through clear and concise communications.

Kerry currently resides in Whistler, BC with her husband and two children. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and an MA in Cultural Studies from the University of British Columbia. In her spare time, Kerry can be found skiing, trail running, mountain biking and whenever possible, traveling the world.