Product Specialist
Cisco Meraki

Leveraging over 16 years working in tech, Lia Almanzar enjoys mentoring individuals early in their career and has served on multiple panels sharing her journey as an Afro-Latina queer woman in technology.

Originally from the Sunshine State, Lia earned her Master’s in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Florida. Committed to technology, she began her career as a Network Support Engineer supporting thousands of customers’ network infrastructure.

Recently, Lia pivoted her career to focus and increase her exposure to the business side of technology. She currently supports clients in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley as a Sales Specialist for Cisco Meraki. Captivated by Meraki’s mission, Lia has dedicated almost 9 years to simplifying the digital workplace.

Summits Attended: 2021 Pride

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.