Innovation Pavilion


At Cisco Live 2019, Melbourne, you will have an opportunity to meet with our Strategic Innovation Group and discover how they, in partnership with innovators and industry leaders are developing ground breaking futuristic solutions to solve our customer’s toughest challenges.

Michael Maltese
Head of Innovation
Asia-Pacific, Japan and China

Jenny Agustin
Global Operations Manager
Strategic Innovation Group

John Judge
IT Architect

Tom Goerke
Innovation Centre Lead
Australia and New Zealand

Brian Tirkey
Innovation Project Manager
Asia-Pacific, Japan and China

Nathan Jombwe
Network Engineer

Shwetha Srinivasan
Technology Lead
Australia and New Zealand

Stu Breslin
Innovation Program Manager
Australia and New Zealand

Paul Vavich
Network Engineer


Innovation Central is a state-of-the-art collaborative community developing ingenious solutions for cloud, analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) network platforms. By creating an environment that fosters collaboration between small-to-medium enterprises, large corporations, industry experts, researchers and Innovators to develop original and bold solutions through rapid prototyping and proofs-of-concept to solve real business problems.
We will collaborate with you to understand how to best utilise technology and research to achieve efficiencies or create new opportunities. Working as a team means you can enjoy the agility of partnering, risk sharing, cost efficiencies and availability of co-working facilities.

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