Corporate Development Manager (Full Time) - United States

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
    New Graduate
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id
    1027568
What You'll Do 
* Source and propose investments, partnerships and M&A transactions and build the business case to execute transactions 
* Conduct financial analysis and business plan evaluation 
* Negotiate deal terms and coordinate resources from inception to close 
* Develop detailed technology and market analysis of disruptive technology sectors 
* Work closely with Cisco business units to get alignment on strategic imperatives  
* Build and maintain relationships within the venture capital and start-up community

Who You'll Work With
Cisco is a leading high tech company that delivers the network that powers the Internet. We are connecting the unconnected. Cisco Investments/Corporate Development is responsible for global M&A and venture investments. We are an active investor with more than 40 investment professionals with deep market and technology expertise located in major geographies, including the US, Europe, Israel, China, Japan, China, and India. Over the last 20 years, Cisco Investments has invested in hundreds of companies across different segments and helped them build to successful IPOs or acquisitions. We currently have an active portfolio of $2B with over 80 direct investments around the world, and we also hold Limited Partner positions in over 35 funds globally. Having invested in over 200 companies and completed more than 180 acquisitions, the team has unparalleled experience and visibility across the high tech industry. Cisco Investments is responsible for driving Cisco's long-term growth strategy through venture capital investments and acquisitions. The team proactively sources new opportunities, develops strategic perspectives on innovative market segments, executes on M&A transactions and actively manages VC investments. Cisco is looking to add a few exceptional team members to grow its organization and support the company's continued growth.

Who You Are
* Currently pursuing an MBA degree 
* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to drive impact across teams 
* Highly motivated, adaptable and mature team player 
* Intellectually curious thinker with strong analytical skills 
* Practical knowledge of finance and strong interest in technology  
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco. 

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