Senior Director - 5G Architecture, Cisco
Bob Everson is the Senior Director – 5G Architecture for Cisco, leading strategy, architecture, technology, and systems development. In this role he is responsible for defining and developing cutting edge 5G systems across both the service provider and enterprise domains.
Bob was an early pioneer in software-defined mobile networks and virtualized radio-access networks. He leads the Open vRAN ecosystem which was formed with key partners and customers to accelerate the viability and adoption of these new capabilities.
Throughout his career, Bob has remained keenly focused on finding the optimal intersection between innovative technologies and business drivers. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and loves getting outside perspectives to broaden his thinking.