Ray Stephenson

Sr Director

Developer Relations

Ray Stephenson leads Developer Relations Engineering for Cisco focused on strategic direction and engineering excellence for developer relations with an emphasis on how to create awareness, engagement, education, connection, and ultimately drive revenue by showcasing our strengths through APIs and automation. Our audience includes network engineers learning to automate, DevOps practitioners, and enterprise software developers.


August 2, 2023


Titles vs. Roles – What Really Matters?

When someone says their title is “Systems Analyst,” what does that imply? Are they a programmer? A data cruncher? Possibly in the operations end of IT? 

June 1, 2023


Five Reasons You Need To Visit the DevNet Zone Every Day of Cisco Live

Check out the wide range of things to learn, do, and discuss each day in the DevNet Zone.

May 24, 2023


Why Network Automation Is a Quick Win for the Enterprise

Automation has become a network must-have as organizations seek efficiency, scale, and enhanced security without adding costs.

April 25, 2023


Why Quality APIs Matter to Your Business

As vital building blocks of services-based systems, APIs can make all the difference in how you and your customers deliver. Read why prioritizing API quality is top business priority.

February 23, 2023


Building Network Automation Skill is Alive and Well

See what network engineers learned at Cisco Live about using Python, containers, and full stack observability (FSO) in network automation initiatives.