Rafael Maranon

Senior Product Manager

Cisco's Network Operating System Technology Group (NOSTG)

Rafael Maranon is a senior product manager for platform independent software running in Cisco products. At Cisco’s Network Operating System Technology Group (NOSTG), Rafael develops the strategic vision for expanding the scope of Internet of Things (IoT); Machine-to-Machine (M2M); Data Management and Analytics; and Cisco’s Device Sensor solution.

Before joining Cisco, Rafael worked as a product manager in Europe designing and launching the first open source programmable IP Communication platform and dozens of enterprise applications to improve business process management. Rafael obtained a M.S. in Engineering and Management from MIT’s System Design and Management (SDM) Program and holds a B.S. and M.S. in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Malaga in Spain.

Rafael lives in San Francisco with his wife Anna and daughter Ada, and has a special passion for oil paintings and sociology.

Read Rafael's personal blog: http://www.rafamara.com



4 Key Requirements to Scale the Internet of Things

3 min read

Today the Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere: you can easily see smart meters on houses, parking sensors in the ground, cameras attached to traffic posts, and people wearing intelligent wristband and glasses – all of them connected to the Internet. And this is only the tip of the iceberg: while you are reading this […]

December 10, 2013


Winning the Beer Game with The Internet of Things (IoT)

2 min read

The problem the Beer Distribution Game highlights is the lack of insight those along the distribution chain have beyond a few steps and is a is key to the study of Supply Chain Management. This blog discusses how the Beer Distribution Game works and how taking advantage of efficiencies created with Internet of Things (IoT) technologies can help solve the typical problems seen in the Beer Distribution Game!