CTO, Cisco Canada
Rob Barton is a Cisco Distinguished Engineer and the CTO for Cisco Canada. Rob has worked in the IT industry for over 23 years, the last 21 of which have been with Cisco. Rob Graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Engineering Physics. Rob is a published author, with titles on subjects of Quality of Service (QoS), Wireless Communications, and IoT. Additionally, he has also co-authored many peer-reviewed research papers and leads Cisco’s academic research partnership program. Rob also holds numerous patents in the areas of wireless communications, network security, cloud networking, IoT, and Machine Learning. His current areas of work include wireless communications of all types, IT/OT convergence, network automation, and AI/ML in networking systems.