IT Management - Cisco Live Cancun 2018

IT Management Program

At the IT Management Program IT leaders develop business and technical skills through a customized educational journey.


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 December 5-7 in Cancun 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 build the foundation for your digital future.




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

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

Executive Sponsor and Event 2018 Hosts

Guillermo Diaz Jr.
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, 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 three-day program features a custom 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: attract, retain and lead a 21st century workforce


The IT Management agenda is now available! Browse sessions, speakers, networking opportunities and all the exciting activities that are part of the 2018 IT Management program at Cisco Live.


View the 2018 IT Management Agenda


Theme: Leadership Intuitive


Executive Sponsor and Event Hosts:

  • Guillermo Diaz, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Cisco
  • Katty Coulson, Americas IT Leader, Cisco


Wednesday, December 5

Future IT


To kick-off the IT Management Program in Cancún, we are going to look at how digitization is transforming our industries and what we, as IT leaders, can do to deliver business outcomes through continuous innovation and organizational culture.


Thursday, December 6

Reimagine Your Business


Our second day takes us a step further as we do a deep dive into how we can apply different technologies in a digital ready infrastructure that is simple, intelligent, automated, and highly secure.


Friday, December 7

Leadership Imagined


To round out the week, we will focus on the integral role that IT leaders play in the evolution to a digital business.