Kevin Bloch

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)


“My job is to communicate our technology vision in ways that inspire our customers to create value by leveraging technology and digitisation”

Kevin is privileged to lead the strategy and technology direction in Australia and New Zealand for a world–class business. With the team, Kevin shapes Cisco's strategy to enable its customers to create value based on the technology platforms they build and the transformations they undertake. Kevin has been leading Cisco’s Internet of Everything (IoE) and data analytics agendas including VC investments, education and establishing IoE innovation labs in Sydney and Perth.

As CTO, Kevin spends a lot of time working with business and technology leaders both externally and internally within Cisco. As Cisco touches so many parts of the global technology industry and market, it places him in a fantastic position to see what’s coming down the track and most importantly, to share what is possible, from Cisco’s perspective.

Before joining Cisco 15 years ago, Kevin held senior positions with other telecommunications equipment manufacturers, systems integrators and service providers. Kevin is the author of six technical reference books.


November 9, 2016


Different Clouds for Different Crowds

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Recently, I was fortunate enough to be invited to present at the NSW GovDC conference. The fourth industrial revolution, described by Dr Klaus Schwab in his book launched at the 2016 World Economic Forum, has not just begun; it’s in full swing. This is not simply a trend or a fad. The fourth industrial revolution […]

January 22, 2015


Summary: Top 10 ICT Trends in 2015: are you ready for digital transformation?

1 min read

By Kevin Bloch, Cisco Chief Technology Officer, Australia and New Zealand One of the best parts about my job is that I get to spend a lot of time listening...