Stève Sfartz

API Design Lead and Developer Experience Manager

Cisco DevNet

NeXT developer back in the 90's, Stève was among the first Java Certified developers, then evangelized .Net and Azure at Microsoft. As VP of engineering, Stève built the software Kosmos Digital Services for Education and ran SaaS operations serving 3 million users. Co-founder of Restlet, he built APISpark – an innovative cloud platform for Web APIs.

In 2016, Stève joined DevNet - Cisco's Developer Program, where he leads a global team of developer advocates focused on IoT, Collaboration, Cloud and DevOps.

Keen on API Architecture and Design, Stève is the technical lead for the "API Style Guide" initiative, aiming to provide a consistent Developer Experience across Cisco’s portfolio.

Based in France, Stève also supports DevNet’s presence in Europe, in collaboration with Cisco Sales teams, Innovation Centers and partners.


June 9, 2022


Getting to World-class APIs Using the OpenAPI Specification

Learn why Cisco has invested in methodology and tooling around the REST style OpenAPI Specification (OAS) for many of our APIs – from security and network controllers, to collaboration and IoT.

March 21, 2019


Engage with IoT, Edge, and Enterprise Transformation at DevNet Create 2019

Developers, network programmers, and IT pros share their latest findings when coding modern user experiences and applications leveraging network infrastructure, Machine Learning, and DevOps.

June 5, 2018


Learn How To Build Applications for Webex Devices

Webex devices are fully programmable! Through embedded APIs you can extend and leverage the capabilities of your Webex room and desk devices in several ways.

December 14, 2017


Starting Your Journey as a ‘ChatBot’ Developer

In no more than two years, ChatBots have raised from a techie’s gadget to strong interest from all industries, due to their unique ability to smoothly engage with end-users via...