Let’s go – Cisco Live 2023.  We’re excited for the in-person creative experiences, impactful speakers, and thought-provoking sessions June 4-8, 2023 in Las Vegas. Join us for hundreds of engaging business and technology sessions.

Cisco Live delivers education and inspiration to technology innovators worldwide through large-scale in-person and digital events, as well as on-demand education. It is the premier destination for Cisco customers and partners to gain knowledge and to build a community.

As the place where the best and brightest minds in IT come to learn, Cisco Live will ignite creativity, deliver practical know-how, and accelerate the connections that fuel your digital future.

Financial Services

There are so many sessions throughout the week and they touch many different technologies. Here’s a list of ten sessions that touch financial services. Make sure to check out the session catalog for these and any technologies that may be of interest to you.

  1. AL Slamecka at Cisco Live 2022
    Al Slamecka presenting full stack observability at Cisco Live 2022

    ThousandEyes 101: Foundations and use cases to make your life better by providing critical network and service visibility
    Bernie Clairmont, Technical Solutions Architect, Cisco
    David Smith, Vice President, Manager – Core Network Engineering, U.S. Bank
    Monday, June 5 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT

  2. Hybrid networks at work: embracing network diversity while ensuring consistency at U.S. Bank
    David Smith, Vice President, Manager – Core Network Engineering, U.S. Bank
    Jason Warfield, Head of Solution & Adoption Engineering, Cisco
    Monday, June 5  | 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM PDT
  3. What is full-stack observability (FSO) and how it can help you
    Irfan Farooq, U.S. Bank
    Wei Wang, Senior Director, Marketing, Cisco
    Colby Rozell, Product Manager – Enterprise Monitoring, Chevron
    Joe Byrne, CTO Advisor, Cisco
    Monday, June 5 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
  4. Elevate digital experiences with Cisco Full-Stack Observability
    Ronak Desai, SVP/GM, FSO and App Dynamics, Cisco
    Alice McElroy, Director Operations Excellence, Royal Caribbean
    Ryan Schutte, U.S. Bank
    Tuesday, June 6 | 10:35 AM – 11:15 AM PDT
  5. Unlocking connected human and digital customer engagement with Webex Contact Center and Webex Connect
    Courtenay Godshall, Leader, Product Marketing, Webex Customer Experience Solutions, Cisco
    Jason O’Dell, VP, Voice Services Manager, First Horizon Bank
    Tuesday, June 6 | 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
  6. Observability at its best in hybrid cloud environment
    Manoj Kumar Goyal, Software Engineering Technical Leader, Cisco
    Mahesh Shivajirao Kanote, Engineering Technical Leader, Cisco
    Tuesday, June 6 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
  7. Building hybrid cloud infrastructure – routed optical networking (RON) at play!
    Guru Shenoy, VP Product Management, Datacenter & Provider Connectivity Group, Cisco
    Mike Valentine, Network Architect, Goldman Sachs
    Wednesday, June 7 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM PDT
  8. Using APIs for multidomain inventory and asset management
    William Nellis, Systems Architect, Cisco
    Thursday, June 8  | 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM PDT
  9. Five-point strategy to bolster cyber resilience in financial services
    Mark Scanlan, Global Industry Lead for Retail, Cisco
    Thursday, June 8 | 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
  10. PTP troubleshooting on Nexus 9000 switch
    Humphrey Hanfeng Cai, Customer Delivery Engineering Technical Leader, Cisco
    Qian Luo, Technical Consulting Engineer, Cisco
    NOTE: Recording will be posted to On-Demand by June 3

Innovation Talks

Join us for two innovation talks, which have senior Cisco employees along with financial services customers as part of the conversation.

  1. Security experiences, simplified 
    Tom Gillis, SVP / GM, Security Business Group, Cisco
    Joshua Matheus, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
    Wednesday, June 7 | 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM PDT
  2. The next stage of hybrid work: delivering unrivaled experiences
    Javed Khan, SVP / GM, Collaboration, Cisco
    Greg Dorai, SVP  / GM, Networking Experiences: Connected Campus, Cisco
    Chris D’Amato, VP of Technical Services, Broadridge
    Wednesday, June 7 | 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM PDT

World of Solutions

In addition to these great sessions experience the latest in technology, get a glimpse into the future, visit with Cisco partners, and feel the electric energy of

Branch VR demo

Cisco Live in the world of solutions.  Explore over 500,000 square feet of interaction and engagement from Cisco and partner experts, other leading technology companies, and emerging startups.

Inside the world of solutions come check out the financial services VR experience demo.  See use cases come to life through this industry themed VR experience in a bank branch as well as other industries and the Cisco 1 Penn Plaza smart building.

Be present for scheduled in-booth talks and themed discussion areas that will focus on industry-oriented solutions made possible by a Partner + Cisco. For example check out this relevant session:

Compliance and Collaboration: Unlocking the Full Value of Webex for FSIs
Niraj Gopal, Head of Product Management, Webex
Dan Nadir, Chief Product Officer, Theta Lake
Tuesday, June 6 | 1 PM PDT
Booth 8322

And finally but certainly not last check out the sustainability zone and find use cases aligned to the financial services industry and more.

Broadcast Agenda

If you can’t make it to Las Vegas there is a virtual option for Cisco Live 2023. Tune in June 6 – 8 for the Cisco Live event broadcast. Join us from anywhere in the world by participating in the Cisco Live 2023 global broadcast for free. We’ll be sharing future-focused keynotes, thought-provoking Innovation Talks, and illuminating sessions about the leading products and solutions that are powering the inclusive future ahead. The inspiring energy of the Cisco Live community will be brought to you by live regional hosts. Enjoy behind-the-scenes access to Cisco Live 2023, all from the comfort of your home or office.

Choose your experience and register for Cisco Live today!

Stay Connected

There are so many amazing opportunities to learn, connect, and enjoy with Cisco Live 2023. If you can’t make it to Las Vegas but want that in-person experience then attend the upcoming Cisco Live in other parts of the world:

  • Melbourne, Australia, December 5-8, 2023
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands, February 5-9, 2024

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Adam Neiberg

Global Industry Marketing Manager