Vice President & General Manager
Cognitive Collaboration & Cisco Spark Platform
Jason Goecke is the Vice President and General Manager responsible for Cognitive Collaboration and Cisco Spark Platform, which includes Cisco Spark for Developers, Cisco Spark Depot and Tropo. Goecke joined Cisco with the acquisition of Tropo in 2015 where he was co-founder and CEO.
Goecke brings more than 20 years of experience in cloud telecommunication services and open source application development. He has extensive experience working with carriers and enterprises around the world. Prior to Tropo, he was the Vice President of Innovation with Voxeo Labs. He spearheaded the company’s vision in investing in core platform research and innovating new communications solutions that led to spinning Tropo off into a standalone company.
Additional experience includes Presence Technology where Goecke designed and launched OpenGate, Multi- Channel Contact Center Solutions, Proofpoint, SaaS security, and Exigen, BPO/ITO. Goecke was also a co- founder of the Adhearsion open source telephony development framework and previous board member of the Adhearsion Foundation.
Goecke serves on the board of Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, an independent, education nonprofit whose mission is to improve the practice of continuous learning, collaboration, and change in the education sector. Previously, Goecke has been on industry advisory boards for Ericsson and Telstra.
Goecke holds several patents in computer security and real-time communications