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.


Thank you for joining us at the IT Management Program at Cisco Live 2017. Over 1500 IT leaders gathered to make connections and get the education and inspiration needed to succeed in the innovative new world of digital business.


We hope you will join us again next year to explore the most important shifts affecting IT – save the date for Cisco Live 2018 in Orlando, Florida, June 10-14, 2018.


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

2017 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 hosted people with their feet in both the IT and business worlds.

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 featured a custom curated agenda focusing on the topics and themes that interest IT leaders most. Topics for the 2017 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: attract, retain and lead a 21st century workforce


Browse sessions, speakers, networking opportunities and all the exciting activities that took place at the 2017 IT Management program at Cisco Live.

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 sponsors:

Diamond Sponsors

Emerald Sponsors