Director, Smart Cities Latin America, Cisco Systems
Darren Ware leads Cisco’s Smart Cities efforts in Latin America and engages with cities across the region. With 20+ years experience in Latin America and 10+ years in Cisco, he focuses on working with governments, public services agencies and Cisco partners to seek to increase the operational effectiveness and improve citizen services. His focus areas include understanding macroeconomic and industry trends impacting enterprise technology, opportunities in emerging cities, and the connection between urbanization and technology consumption in cities. Ware brings global perspective and cultural awareness built from broad on-the-ground international experience, including living in Spain, Argentina and Brazil. He speaks both Spanish and Portuguese and has an International MBA and a BA, both from the University of South Carolina.
He has recently spoken at the Smart City Expo in Barcelona, Smart City Expo Puebla, Emerge Americas in Miami and Cisco Live Cancun.