Keynotes and Innovation Showcase

Keynotes and the innovation showcase provide insight and strategic direction from Cisco’s executives, industry thought leaders, and key Cisco Partners.


Cisco leadership and luminaries from the world of technology, business, and entertainment take the stage during the Cisco Live main keynotes to share their unique insights on the foundation for digital transformation: digital ready network, with security analytics, collaborations and automation.

Innovation Showcase

To thrive in the new world of digital business companies will need to innovate at an unprecedented pace. Cisco Live’s Innovation Showcase offers a look at the latest innovations from Cisco – such as Data Center ASAP, DNA, NG Firewall, DevNet, Security – and from our strategic Diamond partners, Dell EMC, Ericsson, and IBM, to provide the context and inspiration today’s IT professionals need to create the world of tomorrow.


The Innovation Showcase format will include product and service innovations, along with customer case studies, to provide a dynamic exchange of ideas that sets the course for an informative and engaging week at Cisco Live.

Monday, June 26

Transforming the Network with Automation and Analytics
2:00 – 2:30 pm
Scott Harrell
SVP Product Management, Cisco

IT Intelligence: The New Business Battle Ground
4:00 – 4:30 pm
David Wadhwani
President and CEO, AppDynamics

Developer’s Delight: Cure your Hyperscale Envy
3:00 – 3:30 pm
Roland Acra
SVP & General Manager Data Center Business Group, Cisco

The 90s Called...They Want Your Workplace Back: How to Create a New Work Paradigm
5:00 – 5:30 pm
Jen Meggers
SVP & General Manager CCTG, Cisco

Innovations with Cisco APIs
6:00 – 6:30 pm
Susie Wee
VP & CTO, DevNet, Cisco

Tuesday, June 27

Redefining Access and Campus Networks
12:00 – 12:30 pm
Sachin Gupta
VP Product Management, Cisco

Taking Advantage of Pervasive Data in Your Network
1:00  – 1:30 pm
Ish Limkakeng
VP Product Marketing INSBU, Cisco

Meraki Simplicity Driving Nimble IT
2:00 – 2:30 pm
Todd Nightingale
SVP & General Manager, Meraki, Cisco

The Security Voyage to 2020
3:00 – 3:30 pm
David Ulevitch
SVP & General Manager, Security Business, Cisco

Think your Network is IoT Ready? Think Again
4:00 – 4:30 pm
Shaun Cooley
CTO, Cisco

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Redefined
5:00 – 5:30 pm
Liz Centoni
SVP & General Manager, Computing Systems Group, Cisco

Enabling Digital Business with Meraki
6:00 – 6:30 pm
Todd Nightingale
SVP & General Manager, Meraki, Cisco

Wednesday, June 28

Cloud Strategy for a Multicloud World
12:00 – 12:30 pm
Kip Compton
VP CTO, Cisco

Simplifying Operations in the New Enterprise Network
3:00 – 3:30 pm
Ronnie Ray
Sr. Director - Product Management, Cisco

Hidden Figures: Securing What You Cannot See
4:00 – 4:30 pm
TK Keanini
Principal Engineer, Cisco

Thursday, June 29

Stake Your Claim in the Digital Journey with Cisco Services
10:00 – 10:30 am
Denise Cox
VP Technical Support, Cisco

Networking for Enterprise with Carrier Class at Web Scale
11:00 – 11:30 am
Jonathan Davidson
SVP & General Manager, SP Networking, Cisco

Worried About Putting Your Data into the Cloud? Good, You Should Be
12:00 – 12:30 pm
Jonathan Rosenberg

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