Today, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) kicked off Cisco LIVE 2022, the premiere networking and security event that brings together the Cisco community to showcase innovations, inspiration, and networking. For the past two years, Cisco has hosted an all-digital Cisco Lives, and this year marks its first ever Cisco Live hybrid event – with an expected 15,000 attendees in-person, coupled with a live-streamed digital event that people can tune into from anywhere in the world (register for the live stream and view on-demand content here).
Cisco executives will take the Cisco Live stage, including Chair and CEO Chuck Robbins. Customers will be front and center, including Amazon, City of Las Vegas, Ford, McLaren Racing, Starbucks, coupled with innovation talks, hands-on labs, and leadership and technical education sessions. The event will feature Grammy award-winning, Academy Award-nominated Musician and Filmmaker, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Pharrell Williams discussing the role of tech in education and future of work, a talk from actress Mindy Kaling and the event will culminate with a celebration and performances from Dave Matthews Band and Britany Howard.
“Through the challenges and unpredictability of the past few years, I believe we’ve seen the true power of technology. Digital transformation remains core to every business as we navigate this complex world alongside our incredible customers and partners,” said Chuck Robbins, Chair and CEO of Cisco. “I’m excited for us to share our latest innovations with our customers this week at Cisco Live to continue to help them transform and adapt.”