Hazel Gachoka is currently the Services Marketing Manager at Cisco Systems responsible for building service strategy, definition, development, implementation, management and metrics for services across the network lifecycle for new advanced services at CISCO.
Ms Gachoka is also the TAN Membership Director and along with her business partners have recently launched a renewable energy company in Africa called PRCK Energy Ltd. Prior to joining Cisco, Ms Gachoka worked as a Network Engineer at MCI Worldcom and, as a Software Developer/Programmer at Liz Claiborne.
She possesses a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Jersey City University and a Master of Science in Telecommunication Management from Steven’s Institute of Technology. Ms. Gachoka has received the highest CISCO certification and was responsible for all the IT aspects of the Oprah Winfrey Girls Leadership Academy in South Africa. She also worked on the NEPAD (New Partnership for Africa’s Development) E-schools project.