Rob Lothman

Marketing Specialist, Global Education

Rob Lothman is a marketing specialist for Cisco’s Global Education team. He has expertise in academic research, international politics, and historical analysis focusing on education, human rights, and mass violence.

Prior to joining Cisco, Rob worked in a variety of research and teaching roles in education and at non-profit organizations. He worked as a teacher at an independent boarding school in the United Kingdom, an international security researcher at a think tank in Moscow, and in a marketing role with a humanitarian aid organization. Rob earned a bachelors degree in Social Studies and a minor in Russian from Harvard University, where he has also worked as a course tutor, an academic advisor, and an assistant volleyball coach


June 7, 2019


Education at Cisco Live!

Our biggest event of the year kicks off on Monday, and we wanted to give you all the information you’ll need to follow along with Education at Cisco Live US...

June 5, 2018


A Week Away from Cisco Live US, Preview Our Plans to Showcase Education

Starting on Monday, 30,000 of the greatest minds and talents in tech and business will descend upon Orlando for Cisco Live!   A unique opportunity to acquire leading knowledge and...

May 24, 2018


Improving the Student Experience Across Campus

From the classroom to the gym to the library to the bus, students participate in an academic community in a variety of ways and through a range of interactions.

February 23, 2018


The Surprisingly High Cost of Malware in Schools — And How to Stop It

Compared to banks and enterprise corporations and government agencies, who would think that schools would be prime targets for cyberattacks? Surprisingly, education is actually the industry most at risk of...

January 18, 2018


Translating Access into Student Engagement

In prior posts, we’ve talked a lot about access as the fundamental building block of student success, the first step in the process of evolving student opportunity. But access alone doesn’t yield results. What does access give you? Information. Resources. Raw inputs. Bricks with which to build. Learning requires putting them together to build something, […]

October 3, 2017


Access: A Tale of Three Academics

It’s 2am. Four college students are huddled around a laptop and a whiteboard. Unfolded laundry is littered across the bed. A crumpled bag of chips lies face down on the...

September 13, 2017


To Err Is Human, To Understand Is Big Data

With trillions of interactions and transactions now happening online, HPC can funnel them all through big data tools that help us answer these questions.

August 30, 2017


Black Holes and Dying Stars: A High Performance Computing Use Case

 High-performance computing – or HPC – fuels groundbreaking research. Learn more about how it can be used in natural sciences.

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