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iTalent Named Cisco 2016 Diversity Award Winner

Receives the first Cisco Global Procurement Services (GPS) Diversity Award
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SAN JOSE, Calif. – 16 November 2016 - iTalent Corporation, a global digital transformation services and cloud integration company, has been recognized by Cisco’s Global Procurement Services (GPS) as the winner of the 2016 Cisco Diversity award – one of four prestigious Supplier awards presented at this year’s Annual Supplier Day. iTalent achieved the highest overall diverse supplier assessment score from the top 50 Cisco diverse suppliers.

In addition to the outstanding achievement in customer service, Cisco’s GPS team noted four other areas that make iTalent stand out from other service providers when it comes to helping Cisco continue as the worldwide leader in Information Technology:

  • Performance: Among the top 50 diverse suppliers, iTalent was evaluated as having the best combination of value pricing, supplier diversity CSAT, and significant spend.​
  • Expertise: iTalent is acknowledged for skills in Change Management, Software Development, and Business Analysis. They operate a Social Knowledge management platform and support diverse Merger and Acquisition integration scope.
  • Embracing Diversity: In addition to being a woman owned enterprise, iTalent’s workforce consists of 54% women & 51% minorities.
  • Inspiring female leaders: iTalent launched the GLAM (Girl’s Leadership Academy Meetup) in 2016 – an effort to create more female leaders in business through education, inspiration, and mentorship; iTalent was also a sponsor of KITS, the first all women technical school in Hyderabad, India.

“Commitment to diversity among our suppliers is a Cisco business imperative, and we firmly believe diversity is good for our business, helps drive innovation, and creates social and economic vitality” said Alexandra Lopez, VP and CPO of Cisco’s Global Procurement Services. “iTalent has set the bar for supplier diversity with their track record of providing high performance and great value, as well as sharing Cisco’s commitment to both supplier and workforce diversity.”

“We are humbled and honoured to be recognized by Cisco as its 2016 Diversity award winner. It has been our ongoing commitment to deliver exceptional service to Cisco as one of our key clients and partners and this award is the best return we could ever have imagined!” commented Renee La Londe, CEO and Founder, iTalent. “Cisco’s dedication to promoting women and minority businesses throughout the IT industry should be commended, and is testament to the company’s positive ethos. We are excited to continue to strengthen and grow our relationship, helping Cisco lead the way in digital transformation.”

iTalent is a woman/minority owned technology consulting services company with a strong heritage in diversity. In December 2015 it was named by the Western Region Minority Supplier Development Council (WRMSDC) as a Rising Star, as well as being certified as both a Women’s and Minority Business Enterprise.

About iTalent Corporation

iTalent Corporation is a global technology consulting services and cloud integration company. iTalent partners with leading technology companies to bring innovative solutions to market. The company has been recognised for numerous industry awards including its ground breaking solutions for the digital enterprise.

To find out more, visit http://www.italentcorp.com.

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Renee La Londe - Founder and CEO
Fred Walters - General Partner
Raju Kotha - CTO
Caleb Hernandez - CFO

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