Bryce Barnes

Senior Manager

Bryce Barnes is the Senior Manager responsible for Cisco’s Machine and Robot Segment globally under Cisco’s Internet of Things Manufacturing Solutions Group. Bryce brings together a unique background combining of years of experience in Manufacturing, Engineering, Systems Architecture, and Business Process to lead Cisco’s OEM Machine segment. Across the spectrum of his career Bryce has led and driven many large and complex engineering engagements. Bryce’s early work as an applications engineer working for Chemical & Process Heat Exchanger manufacturers set the tone early on for an intense focus on integrated systems design in demanding manufacturing environments.

In Bryce’s previous role at Cisco he focused his talents around building a highly skilled team of manufacturing architects driving Cisco’s vision and practice around manufacturing excellence. His background uniquely suits him to the task of building transformational architectures and frameworks with the goal of helping Cisco deliver industry relevant solution architectures that will re-shape manufacturing as we know it today.

Mr. Barnes has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical engineering with a minor in mathematics and a discipline focus on heat transfer design and mechanical systems. His 17 years at Cisco span many engineering, architecture, product Development, and sales roles. Bryce will continue focusing on driving IoT cutting edge architectures across the manufacturing, energy and transportation verticals in the foreseeable future.


February 13, 2016


See Industries 4.0 Digital Manufacturing in Berlin

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This week at Cisco Live Berlin we are excited to share three new digital manufacturing demonstrations: •    Cisco’s Connected Machine Solution powered by Mazak’s

October 27, 2015


Cisco Partners with Mazak and MEMEX to Connect Machines

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At the Mazak Discover Conference being held in Kentucky this week, I have the honor presenting daily keynotes during one of the largest industrial user events. It is an exciting week, as we are announcing an industry-shaping collaboration with Mazak Corporation, a global leader in the design and manufacture of machine tools, and MEMEX who […]