Simon Young

General Manager - IoT - Energy & Transportation

Digital Transformation Office - ANZ

Simon Young is a General Manager in the Cisco Digital Transformation Office focusing on the Energy and Transportation market and based in Melbourne, Australia.

As a member of the APJ Digital Transformation Office, Young is responsible for helping customers define and deliver new digital businesses through go-to-market models and engagement methodologies. Helping customers seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected.

He leads the Australian and New Zealand team with deep industry expertise, a clear digital transformation platform and a defined set of capabilities to drive measurable business outcomes. Young has driven transformational initiatives across various sales and engineering roles during his 14 years with Cisco including leading the Internet of Things (IoT) business across Australia and New Zealand.

Previously, he had also led the Connected Energy and Resources team and spent time developing solutions for the Service Provider market.

Before joining Cisco, Young held a number of sales, consulting and engineering roles at a variety of System Integrators servicing customers in the Energy, Education, Retail, Banking, Gaming and Public Sector verticals.


September 29, 2022


Community pothole pain – Technology is the answer

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Cisco, TfNSW, Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) and University of New South Wales (UNSW) embarked on a unique trial to use the bus network as sensors to digitise the road surface in real-time to identify areas of concern and requiring proritised maintenance.

April 12, 2022


Cisco and Transport for NSW: Transforming the future of transportation

2 min read

Cisco has partnered with Transport for New South Wales (NSW) to test how cutting-edge technology—like Cisco’s Internet of Things and Edge Computing solutions—can be used to tackle the most pressing and challenging problems in transportation.

December 20, 2018


Enabling MaaS Through a Distributed IoT Data Fabric, Fog Computing and Network Protocols

2 min read

Transport networks in cities and regional centres are under increasing pressure from escalating customer demand. Fuelled by population growth, increasing urbanisation and expanding customer expectations, governments and private sector transport...

December 11, 2018


Towards a Multimodal Transportation Data Framework

1 min read

Digitisation is occurring at a rapid pace across all modes of transportation. Whether this be future disruptive services such as Mobility-as-a-Service or improving road safety through Connected and Automated Vehicles;...

February 28, 2017


How Digital is Disrupting Transportation – and Economies

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Transportation is the life blood of any city.  An efficient, safe and secure network is critical to support an increasing mobile population. Digital business transformation is a journey towards adopting...