Sylvain Baron

Innovation Program Lead

Innovation Strategy & Programs

15+ years of experience in R&D, technology intelligence, and exploring emerging technologies, future trends and disruptions. He is currently Innovation Program Lead in the Chief Technology and Architecture Office.

Sylvain joined Cisco Technology Center in 2007 as an R&D Engineer to prototype enterprise collaborative workspaces mixing online Virtual Worlds with Social Networking and Real-Time Communication technologies.

Prior to joining Cisco, Sylvain was Product Manager at Dassault Systèmes, leading the early developments of 3DVIA Experience Players.

Passionate about innovation, new technologies, sailing, wine and travelling.


July 23, 2019


Building a Global Community of Innovators

2 min read

Innovation is often just a buzzword in large corporations. It is driven by various factors including new and changing customer needs, technological developments, policies and laws, competitor activities and societal...