Mrs. Braun has worked more than 20 years in the field of IP after receiving J.D. and Masters in IP from Franklin Pierce Law Center. She worked in law firms in Atlanta until going in house in 2011, prosecuting patents and trademarks, negotiating license agreements, litigating complex intellectual property matters, and formulating robust trade secret protection programs.
Kerri is currently Senior Corporate Counsel, Trade Secrets and Copyrights for Cisco Systems, Inc., where she designs and implements solutions for protecting some of Cisco’s most valuable assets. Kerri is also Cisco's IP team lead for generative AI, helping to align Cisco's AI strategy with sophisticated IP protection.