Marc Musgrove

Former Director, Internet of Things and Digital Industries PR

No Longer with Cisco

Marc J. Musgrove

Director, IoT and Digital Industries Communications, Cisco

Marc Musgrove is Cisco’s Communications Director for the Internet of Things and Digital Industries, covering external communications of Cisco’s solutions for key vertical markets from manufacturing, financial service, retail, energy and public sector. He is based in Sacramento, Northern California.

Marc joined Cisco in 2001, and has held a variety of communications leadership roles. He moved to the US in 2007 to form a global PR function at Cisco, taking on responsibility for the global alignment of Cisco’s ‘one voice’ communications strategy, and directing external communications for EVP Wim Elfrink and Cisco’s Emerging Solutions Group including Cisco’s initiatives for Smart Cities, Safety and Security and Sports and Entertainment.

Previously, Marc was head of technology public relations for Cisco in Europe, Middle East and Africa, based in London.

He previously worked as Group Account Director for Banner Corporation plc, an integrated marketing agency within the WPP Group of companies, directing pan-European communications campaigns for technology clients including Cap Gemini, Shiva Corporation and Borland.

Musgrove received his first class honors degree in Modern Languages from the University of Bristol, majoring jointly in French and German.

A keen outdoorsman, he enjoys kayaking, surfing, skiing and mountain biking. He lives in El Dorado County, Calif., with his wife and two daughters.


February 25, 2014


Florida Blue’s Healthy Start to Innovation

Florida Blue will serve as the anchor tenant for a new Lake Nona, Fla.-based healthcare innovation center slated to launch in 2015. As Lake Nona in Orlando, Fla., continues to serve as a model medical city for smarter technologies, it will soon become the location for a new innovation center. The Lake Nona Innovation Center, […]

November 4, 2013


The Internet of Things opens up new energy management opportunities

There was a point in time when classrooms had one, maybe two things to plug in – most likely an overhead projector. When teachers were done teaching for the day, it was powered down to make sure electricity was not wasted. Over the years, the number of devices needed per individual has exploded as the […]

November 1, 2013


Cisco and the Big Energy Dilemma

There was a point in time when classrooms had one, maybe two things to plug in – most likely an overhead projector . When teachers were done teaching for the day, it was powered down to make sure electricity was not wasted. Over the years, the number of devices needed per individual has exploded. From […]

July 23, 2013


The Running of the Bulls – Cisco Style

Festivals come in all shapes and sizes. Some are cultural, some are religious and yes, some are entirely technical. At their core, however, they all share at least one trait in common. They are each – in their own way – a gathering of a faithful flock. When you host a technical conference for 25 […]

July 4, 2013


Taking the Internet of Everything on the Road

In 1983, Clark W. Griswold and his family embarked on an epic road trip across the country, encountering numerous obstacles on their way to Wally World. The film, National Lampoon’s Vacation, was released during a time when the family road trip was an American staple and exaggeratedly illustrated some of driving’s biggest pain points. From […]

June 28, 2013


CIO Journey at Universal Parks and Resorts Orlando

On Wednesday, at Cisco Live!, Doug Merritt, our senior vice president for Products, Solutions, and Industry Marketing had an engaging conversation with the CIO of Universal Parks and Resorts, Bill McCorey, to get his thoughts on managing an IT organization that services millions of guests everyday. When Bill started at Universal he looked to increase the […]

June 25, 2013


Care at a distance: Connecting the previously unconnected

As more and more provider networks turn to accountable care organizations, a greater emphasis is being placed on telemedicine for care management. At Cisco Live 2013 this week, we’re seeing this trend manifest as the focus of many of our healthcare customers turns to improving patient access to care and transforming the clinician experience. One […]

June 7, 2013


Prince Philippe of Belgium Visits Cisco

We have had a royal visit here at Cisco today. His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium, next in line to the Belgian throne, regularly leads economic missions throughout the world. This month, he is presiding over a Belgian delegation in Silicon Valley. The objective of this economic mission is to put Belgian executives in […]

March 8, 2013


Request your Marriage Certificate at the Mall: Transforming the Delivery of Government Services

Government services and convenience are rarely seen within the same sentence; more often than not, the thought of making the trip down to city hall is a sure-fire way to increase one’s blood pressure. Cisco’s efforts around Smart+Connected Communities have continuously focused on identifying these types of pain points – advocating the need to design cities with technology at the core to […]

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