Ken Boal

Vice President

Cisco Australia & New Zealand

Ken Boal is the Vice President of technology giant Cisco Australia and New Zealand, and has a track record within the ICT industry, advising leading organisations in the private and public sector on how to drive transformation, productivity and sustainable growth through technology innovation.

The electrical engineering graduate from the University of Queensland has been at Cisco for 12 years and is a veteran of working in multinationals. He is committed to working with the higher education sector to enhance Australia’s role in the knowledge economy and is President of the Business/ Higher Education Roundtable, and a member of the Commonwealth Science Council.

Prior to joining Cisco, he spent 10 years at Anixter Inc/NetStar, an Asia-Pacific systems integrator.


April 12, 2016


The Role and Opportunities for Universities in the Digital Economy

3 min read

2016 is shaping up to be one of the most exciting times for higher education in Australia, with universities taking an active and important role in digitizing not only campuses but the wider Australian economy.