• IT Management Program

    Cisco Live’s IT Management Program is designed to give IT managers, directors, VPs and CIOs the knowledge and skills to transform their IT organizations and drive positive change in their careers.


    Technology is digitally transforming how business gets done. Today’s IT leaders are increasingly relied upon to deliver innovative solutions to complex business challenges. The IT Management Program at Cisco Live is designed to cultivate the special mix of business savvy and technological expertise you need to help you and your organization innovate and thrive.


    Join us in Cancun, at the Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort Cancun, for the 2016 IT Management Program, designed to focus leadership: personal, business and technology. We will explore the most important technology shifts affecting IT, from cloud to software-defined to the impact of the Internet of Everything.


    Join us for the IT Management Program at the Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort Cancun!


    Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort Cancun

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

    Your Hosts

    Lance Perry
    Vice President, IT Customer Strategy and Success, Cisco

    Katty Coulson
    Americas IT Leader, Cisco

    Who Should Attend

    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 is intended for people with their feet in both the IT and business worlds.

    Chief Technology Officer

    Chief Information Officer

    Associate CIO

    Vice President of IT



    Program Manager

    IT Architects

    Benefits of Attending

    The IT Management Program will help 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 Cisco Live you will:



    Develop the leadership skills needed for a thriving digital future


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


    Speak directly with Cisco executives and industry leaders


    Understand how to use technology to drive desired business outcomes


    Network and build connections with peers from around the world


    Discuss the future of the IT industry

    Content Themes


    Our three-day program features a custom curated agenda focusing on the topics and themes that interest you most. A full agenda will be available in august, but here are some of the areas we are working on for this year’s program:


    • 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: attract, retain and lead a 21st century workforce



    The IT Management program format encourages more discussion, more interaction, and more collaboration. It draws on the expertise of a community of IT managers and directors, technical architects, and Cisco and partner experts to explore the “business of IT” and unifying business and technology architectures while providing value, growth, and productivity. It also helps attendees build their professional networks by facilitating connections among industry peers who share interests and responsibilities.



    Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016

    Time Activity
    03:00 p.m. – 03:45 p.m. ITMGEN-1000 Opening Networking Cocktail
    03:45 p.m. – 04:00 p.m. Millennial Video & Welcome
    Katty Coulson
    04:00 p.m. – 04:50 p.m. ITMGEN-1001 ITM Opening Keynote
    Guillermo Diaz Jr
    05:00 p.m. – 06:30 p.m. Cisco Welcome Keynote
    06:30 p.m. – 09:30 p.m. World of Solutions Welcome Reception

    * Agenda subject to change. Please check back for updates

    Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016

    Time Activity
    08:30 a.m. 09:00 a.m. Millennial Video & Welcome
    Katty Coulson
    09:00 a.m. – 09:45 p.m. ITMGEN-1002 ITM Digitization Keynote
    Jeff Loucks
    09:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. ITMGEN-1003 Pervasive Security for the Digital Economy
    Steve Martino
    10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break
    11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. ITMGEN-1004 DC+Cloud+Analytics: The Future of Enterprise IT
    Benny Van De Voorde, Josephina Fernandez
    11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ITMGEN-1005 Data Insights in Action
    Renee Rivera
    12:30 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. Morning Close
    Katty Coulson & Sandra Fiorentini
    01:00 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. Guest Keynote: Adam Cheyer
    02:00 p.m. – 03:00 p.m. ITM Lunch
    03:00 p.m. – 03:45 p.m. ITMGEN-1006 The future of the Engineer
    Susie Wee
    03:45 p.m. – 04:30 p.m. ITMGEN-1007 Organizational R/Evolution: Moving Your Services-Based Team to DevOps
    Heather Yurko & Ryan Medrano
    04:30 p.m. – 04:45 p.m. Break
    04:450 p.m. – 05:30 p.m. ITMGEN-1008 Digital Transition in LATAM — What we have learnt, do’s and don’t’s
    Pablo Marrone
    05:30 p.m. – 06:30 p.m. ITMGEN-1009 Delivering Value & Business Relevancy
    Host: Katty Coulson
    Panelists: Steve Martino, Josephina Fernandez, Renee Rivera, Ileana Rivera
    06:30 p.m. Closing & Key Takeaways
    Katty Coulson

    * Agenda subject to change. Please check back for updates

    Thursday, Nov 10, 2016

    Time Activity
    09:00 a.m. 09:30 a.m. Millennial Video & Welcome
    09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ITMGEN-1014 HDO Business Value Session
    10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. ITMGEN-1011 Leading from the Edge of Disruption
    Jyoti Sarin
    11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ITMGEN-1012 Change Management 2.0
    Bram Van Spaendonk
    12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m. Break
    12:15 p.m. – 01:00 p.m. ITMGEN-1010 Talent Gap, can you succeed without getting involved ?
    Max Tremp
    01:00 p.m. – 01:45 p.m. ITMGEN-1013 Closing Leadership Keynote
    Ileana Rivera
    01:45 p.m. Final Millennial Video & ITM Closing
    Katty Coulson

    * Agenda subject to change. Please check back for updates


    IT Management speakers Steve Holtsclaw, VP of IT, Del Papa Distributing and Devon Brian, Global Technical Security Services, ADP demonstrate how CIOs are using technology to stay ahead of the marketplace.


    A Sensor in a Beer Can
    Trust, Verification and Pork Chops
    Keeping Fans Fanatical



    The IT Management Program has sold out the past years, so register early to secure your place.


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