Bob EversonSenior Director, 5G Architecture at Cisco Systems
Bob Everson is the Senior Director – 5G Architecture for Cisco Systems, leading strategy, architecture, business development, and partnerships. In this role he and his team are responsible for defining and developing mobile products and solutions across consumer, enterprise, and IOT markets.
Bob’s experience spans diverse areas including RAN, mobile core, transport, large-scale IP networking, hyperscale data centers, software-defined networking, cloud systems, and managed services. Everson helped pioneer open virtualized radio access networks (Open vRAN) and he remains dedicated to ensuring success for operators and enterprises.
Throughout his career, he has remained keenly focused on finding the optimal intersection between innovative technologies, systems evolution, and business transformation. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and loves getting outside perspectives to calibrate his thinking.