Julio Fernandez

Senior Manager for Digital Strategy

Cisco Learning and Certifications

Meet Julio Fernandez, a results-driven marketing professional with over 25 years of experience shaping the success of start-ups and prestigious technology giants like Oracle, IBM, and Cisco. With a proven track record in elevating brand awareness, fostering innovation, enhancing customer engagement, and optimizing digital marketing, social media, and SEO/SEM strategies, Julio is well-equipped to drive growth for any organization. Currently, Julio serves as a Senior Manager for Digital Strategy at Cisco Systems, where he has spent the last five years making a significant impact on the developer relations and Cisco Learning & Certifications teams. In his role, Julio expertly analyzes training and certification data, assesses the efficacy of marketing programs, and collaborates with various internal teams spanning product development, sales, marketing, and customer support. Julio is well-versed in key marketing and leadership skills, such as strategic planning, data-driven decision-making, team management, brand positioning, product marketing, and cross-functional collaboration. Before joining Cisco, Julio demonstrated a consistent ability to innovate and deliver growth for top-tier organizations such as IBM, Oracle Corporation, and Ogilvy & Mather. A standout moment in his career occurred in 2010 when he successfully guided a global brand through crisis management during one of the most significant environmental disasters in history. To learn more about Julio's extensive experience and how he can bring value to your organization, connect with him on LinkedIn or follow his insights on Twitter @SocialJulio and his ENS socialjulio.eth.


August 16, 2023


Advancing Network Automation with Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) Actions

Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) is a cornerstone in the network orchestration industry, providing automation across traditional and virtualized networks. One of its lesser-known features are NSO Actions, which allows for the execution of custom code when a package is introduced to NSO.

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From Network Automation to Security: Cisco U. Role-Based Learning Paths

Dive into the latest updates from Cisco U. as we unveil new, role-tailored learning paths. Geoff Anderson, Content Product Manager for Cisco Learning and Certifications, introduces micro-courses and emphasizes the importance of continuous learning for every tech professional. Register for a free Cisco U. account to access these innovative resources and stay ahead in the ever-evolving IT landscape.

May 9, 2023


Cisco U. Snack Minute Celebrates 100 Episodes

Cisco U. Snack Minute celebrates 100 episodes, a significant milestone marking the show's impact on the tech learning community; redefining tech learning with short, intuitive videos that make learning complex topics accessible and enjoyable.

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Stay Ahead in Today’s Job Market with Upskilling and Reskilling

The Cisco U. Snack Minute video series is a valuable resource for those looking to stay current in the technology industry. Each short episode covers the latest learning resources and gives a bird's-eye view of the industry with real-life scenarios.

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Get Ready for Digital Tokens at Cisco Live Las Vegas 2022

Visit the DevNet Zone at Cisco Live and "mint" your very own official Proof of Attendance (POAP) NFT digital token.

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Open source cloud native visibility tool for APIs

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IT Training and Employment Programs

Join DuAn Lightfoot for a live conversation on how Cisco DevNet, certifications, internships, and more can help advance your career.

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Automation Nation ~ Live Twitter Spaces Conversation

Have questions for our Twitter Spaces conversation? Let us know with the tag #DevNetLIVE and join us every Thursday at 4:00 pm PDT

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DevNet Create Call for Speakers

We are looking for people eager to learn and innovate. From beginners to experts. First-timers to seasoned pros. The developers, the experts, the leaders. We're looking for people just like you to inspire us all... to See It. Learn it. Code it.

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