Stève Sfartz

Principal Architect

Cisco Developer Relations

Stève leads Cisco's API Experience; the cross-organizational program defines internal standards to drive quality and consistency in the developer experience and design of Cisco APIs. NeXT developer back in the 90's, Stève evangelized Java, then .Net and Azure at Microsoft. As VP of Engineering, he built the SaaS platform of Kosmos Digital Services for Education serving 3 million users. Co-founder of Restlet, Stève built APISpark – an innovative cloud platform for Web APIs. In 2016, he joined DevNet - Cisco's Developer Program. Advisor for strategic initiatives and incubation projects, Stève is a recognized industry expert in API strategy, design and governance.


February 1, 2023


Take a Deep Dive into API Quality at Cisco Live in Amsterdam

See how technical leads, devops engineers, and compliance officers face challenges such as how to deliver high quality APIs, how to measure the quality of API contracts, and how to gain visibility into new API releases.

December 6, 2022


See API Insights at APIdays in Paris

Learn how Cisco Engineering leverages the OpenAPI specifications to drive API quality and a state-of-the-art developer experience.

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...