IT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

At the IT Management Program IT leaders develop business and technical skills through a customized educational experience featuring top industry leaders and Cisco IT executives.

OVERVIEW

Digital transformation is disrupting business in every industry. IT leaders of today are expected to deliver innovative solutions to complex business challenges with a fast, agile and dynamic approach. The IT Management Program at Cisco Live is designed to cultivate the special mix of business acumen and technological expertise needed to help you and your organization succeed in the digital era.

Join us October 30-31 in Cancun for the 2019 IT Management Program to explore the most important shifts affecting IT, to make connections, and get the education and inspiration needed to build the foundation for your digital future.

The IT Management Program has sold out for two years in a row and passes are limited, so be sure to register early and secure your spot.

LOCATION

Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort Cancún
Sunrise Tower – Galactic Room

Carretera Cancun-Chetumal Km. 340
Cancun, Quintana Roo
77500 Mexico

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ATTENDEES

Designed to educate and inspire current and future technology leaders — from managers and directors, to VP and CIOs — the IT Management Program at Cisco Live challenges and educates people with feet in both the IT and the business world.

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Information Officer

Associate CIO

Vice President of IT

IT Directors

IT Managers

IT Program Managers

IT Architects

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

The IT Management Program helps you master the business and technology initiatives of today so that you can lead your organization successfully into the future and position yourself as an extraordinary business leader. At the IT Management Program, attendees will:

  1. Develop the leadership skills needed for a thriving digital future

  2. Attend exclusive sessions presented by Cisco executives and industry thought-leaders

  3. Speak directly with Cisco executives and industry leaders

  4. Understand how to use technology to drive desired business outcomes

  5. Network and build connections with peers from around the world

  6. Discuss the future of the IT industry

CONTENT THEMES

The two-day program features a curated agenda focusing on the topics and themes that interest IT leaders most. Topics for this year’s program include:

  • Leadership skills to drive personal and business transformation
  • Driving growth, innovation and transformation to achieve desired business outcomes
  • Digitization: embracing disruption, realizing the potential of emerging trends and focusing on the digital future
  • Leveraging bi-modal strategy and using technology to drive business transformation
  • Technologies that redefine business, from security and data analytics to fast IT, mobility and the cloud
  • Leverage your best competitive advantage to create a culture that will attract, retain and lead a 21st century workforce

2019 HOST

Designed to educate and inspire current and future technology leaders — from managers and directors, to VP and CIOs — the IT Management Program at Cisco Live challenges and educates people with feet in both the IT and the business world.

Ileana M. Rivera
Sr. Director of IT, Cisco

Ryan Medrano
Customer Strategy & Success, Cisco 

Ileana Rivera is the Senior Director of IT for Digital Experience and Employee Collaboration for Cisco Systems. Rivera is responsible for the vision, strategy and execution of Cisco’s Cloud Office and IT Services Digitization for Cisco’s +130,000 global workforce.  She leads the strategic IT partnerships with Microsoft, IBM, Apple, Facebook, Lenovo and all our end user service provider relationships (ATT, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and others).  Rivera leads the teams responsible for End User Computing (130k fleet), Mobility (56k users), Mobile Apps Development, Digital Enterprise Marketplace (70k visits/month), Email/Calendaring (38M emails sent/day), Social Platform and UX/Productivity Services for Cisco’s global workforce and manage a budget of over $70M and a team of 132 employees.

2019 AGENDA

The IT Management program addresses the most important IT shifts, business trends an leadership that helps fuel your growth.

2019 IT Management Agenda

AGENDA

The IT Management Program provides a curated agenda just for you. On late September, program sessions will automatically be added to your schedule. Also, starting on April 23, you’ll have the opportunity to select from several exclusive IT Management workshops that will be offered on Wednesday and Thursday.

View the IT Management Agenda
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30
ITM Welcome
Ileana M. Rivera, Sr. Director of IT, Cisco
Diego Barrozo, Regional IT Leader – Latin America, Cisco
ITM Opening Keynote: Digital architecture for our future
Jacqui Guichelaar, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Cisco
Embracing disruption! Cloud and Infrastructure Strategies for Today's Changing Landscape
Radhika Chagarlamudi, Head of Global Infrastructure Engineering, Cisco IT
Break
Cisco Security
IT Management Exclusive: Conversation with Jim Walsh
Guillermo Diaz, SVP of Customer Transformation, Cisco
Jim Walsh, Senior Vice President, Growth Marketing, Cisco
Customer Zero + Cisco DNA
Powerful Partnership = IT Solution

Chris Groves, Sr. IT Manager, Network Services Jon Heaton, Sr. IT Manager, Infrastructure Strategy and Validation
ITM Lunch Workshop (optional)
Impact of Culture on Talent
Markus Ogurek, Vice President of Cisco IT
Przemyslaw Kowalski, Chief of Staff, Connected Seller Experience - IT, Cisco
ITM Guest Speaker
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31
ITM Opening
Ileana M. Rivera, Sr. Director of IT, Cisco
Power Session: Digital Workplace Transformation – Creating an Agile Workforce
Brian Christensen, Distinguished IT Engineer, Cisco
Power Session: Securing the Enterprise: From the secure perimeter to the ... holy grail.
Bassem Khalife, Member of Technical Staff IT, Cisco
Power Session: Business Transformation
Power Session: Customer Spotlight
Max Tremp, Director, Systems Engineering, Sales, Cisco
Break
ITM Session: Change Management
Lead to Disrupt
Puja Jaspal, VP, HR Corporate Functions
Maria Medrano, Director, HR Operations
Impact of Culture on Talent
Markus Ogurek, Vice President of Cisco IT
Przemyslaw Kowalski, Chief of Staff, Connected Seller Experience - IT, Cisco
ITM Lunch Workshop (optional)
Building a Culture of Innovation in the Post - Digital Era
Bailey Szeto, VP, Customer & Seller Experience IT
ITM Guest Speaker
IT Management 2019 Program Close
Ileana M. Rivera, Sr. Director of IT, Cisco
Diego Barrozo, Regional IT Leader – Latin America, Cisco

HIGHLIGHTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Attendees from around the world share what they learned at the IT Management program. Enjoy this video that was created by one of our Cisco interns.

VIDEOS

Insights From 2018 Attendees

Attendees share their highlights from the week and what inspires them to return to Cisco Live’s IT Management Program each year.

Highlights from Around the World

Attendees from around the world share what they learned at the IT Management program. Enjoy this video that was created by one of our Cisco interns.

Save up to $500 USD on your Cisco Live pass when you register and pay by October 18.

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2018 SESSIONS

Access sessions from the IT Management Program 2018 in Cancun. Learn more about Digitization, Leadership & Innovation, and more!

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WEEK AT A GLANCE

See what we have to offer throughout the week.

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