Ferdinand Soto

Technical Solutions Specialist

Security SE - Small/Mid US

Ferdinand Soto is originally from Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a bachelor's in business administration. Shortly after graduating from FAU, Ferdinand joined Cisco as a Network Consulting Engineer. He supported customers in the wireless and mobility teams. He quickly earned his peers and customers appreciation for his well-rounded knowledge of hardware and software solutions. In 2020, Ferdinand transitioned into a new role as a Security Systems Engineer. He supports customers in the SLED West territory. He loves helping customers navigate through the various security products. Equipping them with the knowledge they need to improve their security posture. In his spare time, he can be found giving back to his community by helping churches. He provides guidance/support that helps them embrace technology. He has been married to his wife Rae for nearly twenty-eight years, and they have four amazing children.


February 18, 2021


A Veteran Finds His Way to Cisco

3 min read

Systems Engineer Ferdinand is a veteran who dedicated himself to finding a new career in technology -- and landed at Cisco.