Brian Velazquez

Global Business Solutions Architect for Retail & Financial Services

Global Industry Solutions Group (ISG)

Brian Velazquez is responsible for Cisco global architecture in the Financial Services industry. As a Global Business Solutions Architect, he works across Cisco’s business units to provide implementable business solutions to our Financial Services customers challenges. With 18 years of leading technical teams, owning operational support of environments, and consistently challenged with creating business solutions that provide results, Mr. Velazquez is the expert you want to synthesize information into actionable steps. Mr. Velazquez holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with option in Management Information Systems and a Minor in Computer Science from Oregon State University. Born and raised in Oregon, he continues to live in the Northwest area of his home state.


September 14, 2021


The importance of digital-first engagement in a trust-built industry

3 min read

Learn how digital-first engagement is affecting customer retention in the financial services industry in the first of our Cisco use-case blog series.