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.

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 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.

 

Location

 

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

Sandra Fiorentini
Latam IT Business Operations Manager, Cisco

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

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

Agenda

The full agenda with session details and speakers will be published in October.

 

Theme: Leadership Intuitive

 

Executive Sponsor and Event Hosts:

  • Guillermo Diaz, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Cisco
  • Katty Coulson, Americas IT Leader, Cisco
  • Sandra Fiorentini, LATAM IT Business Operations Manager, 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.

 

Featured Topics and Speakers:

  • Future IT – Guillermo Diaz, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Cisco
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Bailey Szeto, Vice President, Customer and Seller Experience, Cisco
  • Intent-based Infrastructure – Carol Goh, Director, Global Infrastructure Services, Cisco & Josephina Fernandez, Director, Global Infrastructure Services, Cisco
  • Security – Marisa Chancellor, Sr. Director, Information Security, Cisco
  • Digital Strategy – Ileana Rivera, Sr. Director, Digital Experience and Digital Collaboration, Cisco
  • Guest Speaker – Jožek Gruškovnjak, International Executive, Strategy Consultant, Entrepreneur

 

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.

 

Featured Topics and Speakers:

  • Cisco Live Technology Keynote and ITM-exclusive Q&A session – Maciej Kranz, Vice President of Strategic Innovation, Cisco
  • Blockchain – Dave Malik, Cisco Fellow and Chief Architect, Cisco & Anoop Nannra, Head of Blockchain Initiative, Cisco
  • Cisco Customer Spotlight
  • IT Management Power Sessions:
    • IT Business Transformation
    • Accelerating the Business Through Smarter Security
    • Cisco Investments

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.

 

Featured Topics and Speakers:

  • Global Leadership and Diversity – Katty Coulson, Americas IT Leader, Cisco IT
  • Navigating Relationships – Panel
  • Future Workforce – Joseph Bradley, Vice President, Customer Experience, Cisco
  • ITM Guest Speaker
  • Cisco Live Guest Keynote – Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist, Futurist, and Popularizer of Science
  • Customer Appreciation Event
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