Ken Owens is Chief Technology Officer, Cloud Platforms and Services at Cisco Systems. Ken is responsible for creating and communicating technical/scientific vision and strategy for Cloud Services (CIS) business. He brings a compelling view of technology trends in enterprise IT (e.g., infrastructure, computing, SaaS, virtualization, and cloud) and evangelizes the technology roadmap for the business.
Ken started Mantl,io, a fully integrated and automated microservices infrastructure and Cisco Shipped, am automated development SDLC. He is responsible for Cisco’s cloud native development engineering and Technical Committee representative to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)
Before joining Cisco in 2014, Ken spent over 7 years at Savvis as the Chief Scientist, CTO, and VP Security and Virtualization Technologies. Prior assignments include 5 years as a network security architect at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., and Edward Jones brokerage firms in St. Louis, Mo, and 10 years in the design and architecture of communications systems and components for Erlang Technologies, Tellabs, and Wiltel.
Ken holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.
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