Brandon Lackey

Business Development Manager

Internet of Things Manufacturing Solutions

Brandon Lackey is business development lead in Cisco’s Internet of Things Manufacturing Solutions Group. Brandon brings twenty-five years of experience in cloud software technology business development and marketing. Prior to joining Cisco, Lackey led the technology and marketing strategy for Weathermatic's web-based irrigation control technology. Weathermatic became leading provider of cloud-based software and services for commercial irrigation applications during this period of time. Prior to that, Lackey led business development activities for portal and content management solutions and Oracle, BEA Systems, Plumtree Software and Halliburton. Lackey has also consulted with some of the world’s leading companies on their cloud software business strategies including Xerox, Airbus, Applebees, Smuckers, Westinghouse, AFLAC, Foster’s and Chick-Fil-A.

At Cisco, Lackey is focused on IoT for manufacturing solution development, launches, strategy and positioning. His unique combination of software business leadership in diverse companies and his IoT product vision are helping drive Cisco manufacturing innovation and leadership.


April 26, 2016


Digitizing Your Factory Gets Easier for PROFINET Customers

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We’re excited to be at Hannover Messe this week and even more excited to announce that our network architecture now supports the PROFINET standard. This is...

January 21, 2016


A Simple Way to Get Your Factory IoT-Ready

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Before coming to Cisco, I worked as CTO for an irrigation system manufacturer. We were building a cloud-based commercial irrigation system and we needed an improved ERP system for the back-office transactions. My goal was to move us from the on-premise system that was architected when Ronald Reagan was president to a new cloud-based system. […]