Accompany CEO Named to Cisco Board of Directors

SAN JOSE, California, Oct. 17, 2016 – Cisco announced the appointment of Amy L. Chang, CEO and founder of Accompany, Inc., to its board of directors effective today.

“We are very pleased to have Amy join our board and look forward to her contributions,” said Chuck Robbins, CEO, Cisco. “Amy is a Silicon Valley leader and she understands the power we have to reimagine the way we can do business. Her experience as an entrepreneur, an engineer, and an industry disruptor will be invaluable to Cisco and to our customers in this new digital business environment.”

Chang, 39, is CEO and founder of Accompany, Inc., a relationship intelligence platform company. Prior to founding Accompany in 2013, Chang was with Google Inc. from 2005 to 2012, most recently serving as Global Head of Product, Google Ads Measurement and Reporting. Prior to Google, she held product management and strategy positions at eBay Inc. Chang also previously served as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, specializing in semiconductors, software and services. She holds a B.S. and an M.S., both in Electrical Engineering, from Stanford University. She currently serves on the board of directors of Splunk Inc.

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Accompany (accompany.com) is a relationship intelligence platform for professionals that was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Los Altos, California. Available on mobile and the Web, Accompany’s intelligent, adaptive chief of staff app serves professionals everything they need to know about the important people in their network, anytime they need it. Accompany is funded by ICONIQ Capital, CRV and Cowboy Ventures and led by Amy Chang, Matthias Ruhl, and Ryan McDonough.