Scott Boyd is the Operations Director for Cloud and Next Generation Solutions within Cisco’s Cloud and Managed Services Partner Organization. In this capacity, he owns the strategy, business direction and standards for Cisco’s Cloud business (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS) and program strategy development for Cloud and Managed Services partners. He also owns developing the Cisco Powered reference architectures for Cisco’s Cloud and Managed Services partner program. In addition, he and his team work closely with other groups within Cisco’s Worldwide Partner Organization to help ISVs and other non-Service Provider partners to transition to new business models. Lastly, he is responsible for developing the technology and engineering strategy for SP and SI’s managed offers and their Go-to-Market (GTM) models.
Boyd joined Cisco in 1998 and has held several technology leadership roles within the Service Provider and Channel sales groups. He has been an advocate for Managed Services and has driven several Service Provider business model-related initiatives within Cisco, including Cloud and Managed Services-based solution development as well as profitable field support organization. He has assisted Service Providers in network consolidation during major industry mergers and helped increase the efficiency of the combined network design. In addition, he serves as a trusted advisor for several CXOs from global Tier 1 Service Provider companies regarding Cloud and Managed Services development.
Prior to joining Cisco, Boyd held senior engineering roles at Nortel and Cabletron Systems.