Cisco at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo

October 17—20, 2022 | Walt Disney World | Orlando, FL

Meet us at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo where Cisco leaders will address your needs and walk you through the complete Cisco Hybrid Work Solutions story.

With unpredictability a constant, you have tirelessly worked to meet the changing needs of your employees, customers, and partners at an unrelenting pace. We understand these pressing pain points, and are 100% committed to delivering advanced technologies with unified networking and security at the core.

Featured Thought Leadership Session

Hybrid Work - Convergence of IT, Real Estate, and Human Resources

Monday, October 17 | 3:45 p.m. ET | Northern Hemisphere C

The challenges of getting Hybrid Work right cannot be overstated. It is mission critical since getting the mix right is a make or break in the war for talent. It requires an integrated cross-functional approach between leaders of People, Facilities and Real Estate, and IT.

Hear from Cisco leaders who are taking an approach that is end to end, inclusive, power efficient, attractively designed, simple to use, and highly secure.

Topics include rethinking how to attract and retain top talent, top priority IT initiatives, fewer and higher quality workspaces, the evolution of meetings, and sustainability impacts.

Chief Information Officer, Cisco

SVP, Workplace Resources, Cisco

Kelly Jones, SVP & Chief People Officer, Cisco

Solution Provider Sessions

Hybrid Work is Here to Stay: Reimagining and Simplifying the Way We Work

Monday, October 17 | 1:30 p.m. ET | Southern II

The fundamental shift enterprise IT must make to excel at a hybrid-first model – from designing for onsite and then enabling offsite, to designing for both simultaneously – is the focus of this session. We’ll share Cisco’s massive IT movement to alleviate pain points and make it easy for employees to do great work, whether remote or onsite. Anchored by secure and equitable technology experiences that connect colleagues, along with modern devices, tooling and best-in-class support, this movement underscores IT’s critical role in attracting, engaging, and retaining top talent. 

VP, Workplace as a Service, Cisco IT

Build Digital Business Muscle with a Cloud Model

Tuesday, October 18 | 1:30 p.m. ET | Southern Hemisphere III

In a predictably unpredictable world, IT leaders are being tasked with enabling their organization’s agility, resilience, and productivity wherever and whenever. But how can IT deliver when growing complexity makes traditional IT operations models unsustainable?

The answer? By adopting a cloud-based operating model, that has traditionally been reserved for cloud providers. Learn how IT leaders can adopt this model today based on a converged platforms strategy that delivers the end-to-end automation and insights required for unified, simplified, and agile IT and user experiences.

VP, Products and Solutions, Cisco

IT Must Partner with CISOs for Business Resilience – But How?

Tuesday, October 18 | 3:45 p.m. ET | Southern Hemisphere III

The constant disruptions and upheavals of recent events are driving organizations to move from a reactionary posture into a more sustainable, agile, and secure approach. This requires a close partnership of the CISO and IT that aligns on risks, goals, priorities, and policies. Join this session to hear a transparent IT and CISO conversation about the lessons learned to protect Cisco’s 100,000+ workers against cyberattacks, mitigate risk, and reduce friction to empower organizations to securely accelerate business growth and prepare for future challenges.

Chief Information Officer, Cisco

Advisory CISO

Not Just IT, A Business Outcomes Powerhouse

Wednesday, October 19 | 11:30 a.m. ET | Southern Hemisphere III

Cisco’s IT packages go beyond just providing the services necessary to keep firms up and running. We’re now a one-two punch of critical IT infrastructure AND value-added business relevance. Join Cisco GES Sales SVP Cliff Thomas and Global Industries VP Wes Sylvester as they identify real world solutions based around strategic partner business outcomes that have delivered massive ROI for cross industry customers.

SVP and GM, Global Enterprise Segment, Cisco

VP, Global Industry Solutions Group, Cisco

Realizing the Promise of Smart Buildings: A “design-in” Approach to PENN 1

Thursday, October 20 | 11:30 a.m. ET | Southern Hemisphere III

Hybrid work and sustainability – two seemingly separate challenges – have become hot topics in boardroom and customer conversations. But both have roots in the use and operation of the physical office space.

In this session we share how a technology-first, “design-in” versus “add on” approach can help create an advanced smart building environment. You will learn how Cisco has been able to redefine its own hybrid “work from office” experience to attract top talent, help develop well-being, and provide a flexible work environment; all while meeting our pledge to reduce carbon emissions and exceeding even our own expectations.  

Global Director for Hybrid Work GTM

Nobody makes hybrid work, work better

The world has changed forever. Today's hybrid work is about more than solving remote work challenges. It's about empowering your team at home, in the office, or anywhere. Because work is not where you go, it’s what you do. With unified solutions, Cisco helps you not just recover and adjust in the face of change but thrive. Because nobody makes hybrid work, work better.

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