Ken Boal is Vice President of Cisco Australia & New Zealand (ANZ).
He has a twenty-year plus track record in the IT and Communications industry, supporting organisations in the public and private sector achieve transformational change powered by technology.
Ken’s responsibility is to lead Cisco in ANZ to achieve growth and technology market leadership. Ken and his team support customers and partners implement new digital business innovations leveraging the Internet of Things and Fast IT, whilst addressing cyber security.
Ken is passionate and committed to working with business and the higher education sector to enhance Australia’s role in the knowledge economy, and the shift to the digital economy.
Ken is the President of the Business/Higher Education (B/HERT ) Roundtable and was appointed to the Commonwealth Science Council in October 2014.
Prior to joining Cisco, Ken spent 10 years at Anixter Inc/NetStar, an Asia Pacific network systems integrator as Southern Region General Manager.
Ken graduated from the University of Queensland in 1991 with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Communications & Electronics).