Simon Young is the General Manager for the Internet of Things (IoT) at Cisco focusing on the Energy and Transportation market and based in Melbourne, Australia.
As a member of the APJC Digital Transformation Office, Young is responsible for helping customers define and deliver new digital businesses through go-to-market models and engagement methodologies. Helping customers seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. He leads the Australian and New Zealand team with deep industry expertise, a clear digital transformation platform and a defined set of capabilities to drive measurable business outcomes.
Young has driven transformational initiatives across various sales and engineering roles during his 15 years with Cisco including developing and leading the Internet of Things (IoT) business across Australia and New Zealand. Previously, he had also led the Connected Energy and Resources team and spent time developing solutions for the Service Provider market.
Before joining Cisco, Young held a number of sales, consulting and engineering roles at a number of System Integrators servicing customers in the Energy, Education, Retail, Banking, Gaming and Public Sector verticals.