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

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Recording of the third webinar held on Tuesday, February 1, 2022

View our February 1, 2022, Webinar and Q&A above!

Want more information about the $1M USD Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge or tips on how to produce a winning pitch video? Watch our most recent webinar above, where a team of experts share best practices and answer questions about the Challenge.

These sessions were designed to be a productive and positive conversation about the competition and provide insight and best practices for a winning pitch video.

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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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.


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