Kathy Ziemer Boyes
Director, Strategy & Planning Cisco
Kathy Boyes is a seasoned sales & consulting leader with 30 years of multi-national experience in strategy, planning, service creation, engineering, and executive support. She has a proven track record of building high performing teams that drive networking business value creation and the evolution of legacy networks to next generation as-a-service / cloud networks.
Kathy’s current role is head of Strategy, Planning, and Field Operations for over 2500 of Cisco’s largest mobility, telecommunications, cloud and satellite provider customers. Kathy is a 17-year Cisco veteran with 11 years of experience in Strategy and Planning and over 15 years in Service Provider. Over the course of her career at Cisco, Kathy has also held various Engineering and Service Creation management roles.
Prior to Cisco, Kathy spent 10 years with Booz-Allen & Hamilton leading teams in Telecom (CALEA) and Space Station strategic mission planning. She also spent four years in Paris consulting to the European Space Agency, and at TRW as a Systems Engineer for Space Station. She has a BSEE from the University of Notre Dame.
Kathy lives in Colorado with her husband Gordon, son Dylan, and two Labs. In her spare time, she can be found outdoors with her family or volunteering with her favorite local charities.