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Kenneth Owens

Chief Technology Officer, Cloud Intercloud Services
Ken Owens is Chief Technology Officer, Cloud Intercloud Services at Cisco Systems. 
Ken is responsible for creating and communicating technical/scientific vision and 
strategy for Cloud Intercloud 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 brings over 20 
years of systems and application development experience to create innovation initiatives 
for CIS.
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.