Zzapp Malaria video breakdown of the Cisco Global Problem Solver 2021 Challenge

Pitch Breakdown of video from Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 winner ZzappMalaria

Webinar January 11, 2022 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Information Session-20220111 1805-1

Recording of the second webinar held on Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Register for our February 1, 2022, Webinar and Q&A!

The form on this page will register you for our informational webinar on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 from 10 am to 11 am PT, where a team of experts will answer your questions about the sixth annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge.

These sessions are not required, and we designed them to be a productive and positive conversation about the competition and provide insight and best practices for a winning pitch video. Check out the video above to see John Bates break down the video from last year's Grand Prize Winner ZzappMalaria!

Webinars are live on Webex, and you are welcome to invite any colleagues to join. We will record and email the webinar to all registrants afterward. 

To learn more or apply to the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022, visit cisco.innovationchallenge.com

If you have any questions, please email cisco@innovationchallenge.com.

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John Bates: Founder, Executive Speaking Success

John regularly works with executives, management teams, employees, and organizations like NASA, Accenture, and Johnson & Johnson. Top corporations herald his speaker training and team communication coaching for elevating already highly effective leaders and speakers to unexpected new levels. John guides them to more successfully lead, influence, sell, and manage through great storytelling, leadership presence, and an understanding of the neuroscience underlying excellent communication and leadership.

Ian Murphy: Outreach Director, Skild

Ian is a communications and marketing expert specializing in science and exponential technologies. He has led the outreach efforts for dozens of multi-million dollar innovation challenges, including the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge since its inception in 2016. Ian previously served as Media Relations Director at the X PRIZE Foundation and Communications Director at the USC Stevens Center for Innovation, where he was also lead organizer of the world's first TEDx event, TEDxUSC. His clients have included SpaceX, Boston Consulting Group Digital Ventures, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Science Philanthropy Alliance.