Dave Wilson


AppDynamics & Full-Stack Observability

Dave Wilson leads a team of pioneers at AppDynamics, an integral component of Cisco’s Full-Stack Observability strategy. His team understands today’s unique and complex technical landscape and is inspired to help customers deliver trusted, exceptional digital experiences tied to business outcomes. With decades of technology experience and a 13-year Cisco veteran, Dave is known for transforming the landscape of the business by driving impact across sales, vendor, distributor, reseller, and end-customer organizations. For several years, Dave lead Cisco’s IoT Global Sales organization where he transformed the team culture, built significant, quarter after quarter growth, and guided customer and partner relationships. His other Cisco roles include Cisco’s Country Director in New Zealand and Regional Leader for Collaboration for New Zealand. Prior to joining Cisco, Dave was a business leader with companies including Ethan Group, Zintel Group and Ericsson. A passionate advocate for diversity, inclusion and equality, Dave believes in creating a culture and environment where his team can grow, and their uniqueness embraced and celebrated. He leads by example encouraging risk-taking, authentic thinking, personal wellbeing, and passion. Dave studied Business Computing at Waiariki Institute of Technology in Auckland.


January 26, 2022


Practicing Digital Hope, one clean drop of water at a time

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Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority implements smart water solutions to modernize the city’s drinking and wastewater treatment facilities and wins the prestigious international World Smart City Award.

December 9, 2020


Why I Practice Digital Hope

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Combining hope with technology and passion to make a difference for everyone is what Dave Wilson calls "Digital Hope."