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  1. 1. Conference of the North Supporting Entrepreneurship and Local Business Joe Deklic VP Strategic Initiatives Group Cisco Canada 4 October 2011 © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1
  2. 2. The World Is Changing Recession Consumerization Globalization Social Networking and Mass Collaboration Presentation_ID © 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential Sustainable Development 2
  3. 3. Connected World Tech Report About the Study The study was commissioned by Cisco and conducted by InsightExpress, a third-party market research firm based in the United States. The global study consists of two surveys – one involving college students, the other on young professionals in their 20s. Each survey includes 100 respondents from each of 14 countries, resulting in a pool of 2,800 respondents. The 14 countries: The United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Russia, India, China, Japan, and Australia. The New Social Life: Internet over Love and Friendship? First Love: Two of five college students surveyed globally (40%) said the Internet is more important to them than dating, going out with friends, or listening to music. Presentation_ID © 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 3
  4. 4. Education .. India unveils what it says is the world's cheapest touch-screen tablet computer, to be sold to students at the subsidised price of $35 USD – Regular retail $60 USD 10/4/11 India Times ……Government plan is to put one of these devices in the hands of 1 million students at a subsidized price of $10.00 Presentation_ID © 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 4
  5. 5. The Productivity Crisis "Canada's recovery is progressing, but it is relying heavily on sweat and toil, and not on brains and innovation." - Douglas Porter, Bank of Montreal economist "For too long, we as a country depended on a lower dollar, we used it as a crutch. We've got to get over that, and live with a dollar at par, or close to it, and find more innovative ways to do things." - Harry Hall, president, Aberfoyle Metal Treaters Ltd. of Guelph, Ont. Presentation_ID © 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 5
  6. 6. Technology’s Role in Sustained and Balanced Growth 1 Enable Productivity Trillion Create New Services 300 Million Devices 2004 © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Environmentally Friendly 2005 2010 2015 2020 Cisco Confidential 6
  7. 7. Presentation_ID © 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 7
  8. 8. What Will it Take? A New Approach, a Northern Approach Visionary Leadership © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Global Open Standards Smart Regulation Public Private Partnerships New Ecosystem Cisco Confidential 8
  9. 9. Access to markets key to success Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council CAMSC operates as a private sector-led, non profit membership organization governed by a board of Directors; comprised of major multinational corporations operating in Canada. The organization aims to boost economic development efforts and employment. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 9
  10. 10. Incubating Access to Global Markets Emerging Solutions Connected Media Solutions Emerging Technologies Presentation_ID Smart and Connected Infrastructure © 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 10
  11. 11. Presentation_ID © 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 11
  12. 12. Thank You Presentation_ID © 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 12

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