Partner and CTO
Yvette Kanouff is a Partner of JC2 Ventures. Yvette headed the $7B service provider business at Cisco Systems, and she held CTO and President roles at various companies in the telecommunications industry. Yvette pioneered technologies instrumental in creating video streaming, MPEG standards, encoding standards, content distribution networks, and the DVD. She has received numerous industry awards including the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Emmy for Engineering and Technology. Yvette holds several patents, is on various company and industry boards, and she is an active participant in industry organizations, standards bodies, and leading industry technology efforts including 5G, digitization, cloud, cybersecurity, media, and artificial intelligence.