Mandy Whaley leads a team that is building Cisco’s developer strategy and community.
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As the senior director of developer experience for Cisco DevNet, Mandy Whaley takes her love for writing code to the next level. While she started her career as a chemical engineer, today, she leads a team that is building Cisco’s developer strategy and community. Whaley is focused on software development and application programming interface strategy, and she is passionate about supporting diverse groups through developer education. She recently led the launch of developer certifications that are designed to educate Cisco’s global networking community about software and APIs. She is currently the chair of Austin Community College’s computer studies advisory board and leads initiatives to create career paths in cybersecurity, software development and data science. She holds a Master of Science degree in computer engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Texas. Whaley has practiced yoga for 25 years and uses this practice to stay present and mindful in her career and as the mom of two boys.