Keynotes and Innovation Showcases

Keynotes and Innovation Showcases provide insight and strategic direction from Cisco’s executives.



Cisco leadership takes the stage during the Cisco Live keynotes to share their unique insights on the foundation for digital transformation.





Opening Keynote

Tuesday, January 30

9:30 – 10:45


Rowan Trollope, SVP and GM, IoT and Applications, Cisco & David Goeckeler, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Networking and Security Business, Cisco.




Guest Keynote

Thursday, February 1

16:45 – 18:15


Bruce Dickinson, Rock star, Entrepreneur, Innovator and Business Angel


Please note the Guest Keynote will not be broadcast live, nor will it be available on-demand.

Innovation Showcases


To thrive in the new world of digital business companies will need to innovate at an unprecedented pace. Cisco Live’s Innovation Showcases offer a look at the latest innovations from Cisco 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.



Tuesday, January 30




Unlock the Power of Data
12:20 – 13:00
Firaas Rashid, CTO, EMEAR, AppD & Tom Edsall, Senior Vice President, Data Center Switching, Cisco



Reinvent Networking
14:20 – 15:00
Todd Nightingale, Senior Vice President, Cisco Meraki & Sachin Gupta, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Networking, Cisco



Changing the Security Equation
15:20 – 16:00
Jeff Reed, Senior Vice President, Security, Cisco & Jason Lamar, Director, Product Development, Security, Cisco



Delivering Intent for Data Center Networking
16:20 – 17:00
Ish Limkakeng, Senior Vice President, Product Management, Data Center, Cisco & Ignacio Bernal, Global Head of Architecture and Technology Innovation, BBVA & Jan Holzmann, Team Lead Data Center Operations – Central Network Services, Bosch



Wednesday, January 31




Enabling a Multicloud World
12:20 – 13:00
Liz Centoni, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Compute group, Cisco & Kip Compton, VP, Cloud Platform & Solutions Group, Cisco



Emerging Technologies are Game-Changers for Technology Services
13:20 – 14:00
Joe Cozzolino, Senior Vice President, Services, Cisco



Rise of the Network APIs
15:20 – 16:00
Susie Wee, Vice President & CTO, DevNet



The Rise of the Team: Speeding up Work in the Disruptive Economy
16:20 – 17:00
OJ Winge, Senior Vice President, Collaboration, Cisco




Thursday, Februrary 1




Transformation Through Innovation
12:00 – 12:40
Sumeet Arora, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Cisco



Unlock the Value of IoT Data
15:20 – 16:00
Heiko Mueller, Director of Engineering, IoT, Cisco


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