Wes Sylvester

Director, Business Development

Manufacturing, Energy and Industrials

Wes Sylvester leads Cisco Systems’ global Manufacturing, Energy and Industrials practice. In this role, he is responsible for industry direction, vision, messaging, and growth.

Wes’ team works with Cisco’s manufacturing, utility, oil & gas and mining customers across the world to establish business case, architecture and integrated communications network strategies for a variety of operational investments.

Wes has over 15 years of focused experience leading and building global marketing and sales teams at the director and VP level for major industry players including Cooper/Eaton, Siemens, and Philips/Signify.

Wes holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from MSOE in Milwaukee, and a MBA from the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, with a concentration in Strategy and Leadership.

Wes and his family love living in Seattle, where you’re likely to find him on a hiking trail in his free time.


December 2, 2019


Event Highlights from 2019 Rockwell Automation Fair

We are excited to share with you a few key highlights from this year's event - A bonus feature podcast episode on IT OT convergence  - A brief snapshot of Cisco's booth and featured resources - An exclusive #RokLive interview featuring Cisco and Rockwell Automation.

The Future of Utilities

What will keep the lights of tomorrow on? Advances in technology are sparking changes in energy and utilities.