IT Management Program

The IT Management Program is where rising technology professionals develop leadership and technical strategies through a customized educational experience featuring top industry leaders & Cisco IT executives.


Technology is digitally transforming how business gets done. The IT leaders of today are expected 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 needed to help you and your organization innovate and thrive.


Join us June 10-14 in Orlando for the 2018 IT Management Program to explore the most important shifts affecting IT, to make connections, and get the education and inspiration needed to succeed in the innovative new world of digital business.


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


If you have specific questions regarding the IT Management program offering, please email us.




Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive, Orlando, Florida, USA, 32819

2018 Hosts

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

Katty Coulson
Americas IT Leader, Cisco


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:




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 four-day program features a custom curated agenda focusing on the topics and themes that interest IT leaders most. Topics for the 2017 program included:


  • 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


Content themes and agenda for the IT Management 2018 Program will be published in March.

IT Management Program Guest Attendance

If you have a guest who would like to attend the Tuesday evening IT Management Networking Social or the Wednesday evening Customer Appreciation Event, you will need to purchase an add-on pass in order for them to be granted access to each event. If your guest would like to attend both events, you will need to purchase both add-on passes.


Tuesday Evening IT Management Networking Social*

Log in to your current registration to add on a Tuesday Evening Networking Social Pass for a Guest


Wednesday Evening Customer Appreciation Event

Log in to your current registration to add on a Party Pass for Guest


*IT Management registrants are limited to one guest for the Tuesday evening Networking Social and the add-on must be purchased by June 4, 2018.

Insights from 2017 Attendees

Our IT Roaming Reporters asked attendees what their highlights were for the week and what inspires them to return for the following year.

Cisco would like to thank the following Diamond Sponsors: