Wendy Jennings is currently Director, Global Stock Operations and M&A Stock and Payroll for Cisco Systems, Inc. Prior to joining Cisco in 2017, Wendy was Senior Director, Employee Shareholder Services at AppDynamics, Inc. from 2015 to 2017. From 2007 to 2015, Wendy was Vice President, Employee Shareholder Services at Riverbed Technology, Inc. Wendy has over 30 years of equity compensation plan experience working for multi-national public companies. Wendy’s experience includes responsibility for all global equity plans in over 40 countries, stock plan analysis, design and implementation, Section 16 reporting, insider trading compliance, annual proxy preparation and filing, ASC 718 valuation, mergers & acquisitions, restricted stock programs and IPO preparation.
Wendy received her Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation in 1993 from Santa Clara University and has served on the CEPI’s Advisory Board since 1999, served on the CEPI’s Curriculum Committee from 2002 to 2016 and is currently a member of the CEPI’s Certification Council. Wendy has been a frequent speaker on equity compensation related topics at a variety of industry events and conferences. Wendy serves on the Charles Schwab SPS Advisory Board, the Morgan Stanley Client Advisory Council and is Vice President of the San Francisco NASPP chapter. Wendy received the NASPP Individual Achievement Award in 2005, and Riverbed was awarded a GEO award in 2014 for "Best in Financial Education" while under her direction. Wendy also received the NASPP Service Award in 2017 and was recently appointed as an inaugural GEO Fellow of Global Equity in 2019.