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  • Date: Monday, November 17
    Wednesday, November 19
  • Location:JW Marriott
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Duration:3 Days
  • Attendance:In Person
  • Fee:N/A
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Overview

Cisco Collaboration Summit 2014: Customer Forum

Cisco Collaboration Summit Customer Forum takes place November 17-19, 2014. We are pleased to announce that John Chambers, Cisco Chairman and CEO, will kick off the event with an opening keynote.

Joining John onstage to discuss the changing nature of work and related technology trends will be Aaron Levie, CEO and Co-founder of Box. Rowan Trollope, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Collaboration Technology Group - and your host for the Summit - will then take the stage to announce and demonstrate innovative collaboration solutions from Cisco.

We look forward to having you join Cisco for this exciting, invite-only event.

Keynote Speakers

John Chambers, Cisco Chairman and CEO

John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco

John Chambers has helped grow Cisco's revenue from $70 million in 1991 to record revenues of $46 billion in FY12. He has received numerous awards for his leadership, and has been widely recognized for his and Cisco's philanthropic leadership. He also takes an active role in corporate social responsibility initiatives worldwide.

Chambers has served two American presidents, most recently as Vice Chairman of the President George W. Bush National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). He also served on President George W. Bush's Transition Team and Education Committee, and on President Bill Clinton's Trade Policy Committee.

Prior to joining Cisco, he spent eight years at Wang Laboratories (1982-1990) and six years with IBM (1976-1982). He holds a bachelor of science/arts degree in business and a law degree from West Virginia University, and a master of business administration degree in finance and management from Indiana University.

Aaron Levie, CEO and Co-founder of Box

Aaron Levie, Cofounder & CEO, Box

Aaron Levie is co-founder and CEO of Box, which he launched in 2005 with co-founder and CFO Dylan Smith. Levie is the visionary behind Box's product and platform strategy, focused on incorporating the best of traditional content management with the with an easy to use user experience suited to the way people collaborate and work today. Levie leads the company in its mission to help businesses of all sizes be more productive, competitive and collaborative by connecting people and their most important information.

Aaron studied at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California before leaving to found Box.

Rowan Trollope, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Collaboration Technology Group

Rowan Trollope, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Collaboration Technology Group, Cisco

Rowan Trollope leads Cisco's Collaboration Technology Group responsible for developing collaboration solutions. His group identifies key market transitions in collaboration and manages growth, expansion, and innovation. The portfolio includes collaboration software, devices, infrastructure, and services that enable video collaboration, unified communications, customer contact centers, conferencing, mobility, and desktop virtualization. The group manages Cisco TelePresence, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, and Cisco WebEx.

Prior to joining Cisco, Trollope was group president of the small and mid-sized business (SMB) segment and the Symantec.cloud Business Unit, where he led Symantec's sales, marketing and product development. He holds a variety of patents in computer security and operating systems maintenance.

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Location

Event Location

JW Marriott Los Angeles LA Live
900 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Phone: 213-765-8600

Ground and Air Transportation

The hotel is easily accessible by air transportation into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The JW Marriott Los Angeles at LA Live is located approximately 17 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport.

Taxis are readily available from the airport. Approximate one-way taxi fare is $50.00.

You can visit the hotel's transportation page here for additional transportation options and driving directions.

Climate

November average temperatures in Los Angeles range from 56 degrees to 76 degrees Fahrenheit.

Interesting Facts

  • Los Angeles is regarded as the entrepreneurial capital of the world. It has about 200,000 small businesses, which is twice as many small businesses that can be found in any other region of the United States.
  • The economy of the County of Los Angeles is larger than that of forty-six of the fifty states in the United States of America.
  • The City of Los Angeles moves approximately one-quarter of an inch to the east every year.
  • Los Angeles is considered to be the world's entertainment center. Here, on an everyday basis, there are over 100 movie and television production crews shooting for their respective soaps/films on location.
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Event Information

Event Information

General Information

Registration Deadline

Registration deadline is Friday, October 17, 2014.

 

Summit Location and Hotel Information

JW Marriott Los Angeles LA Live
900 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Phone: 213-765-8600

Hotel Check-In Time: 4 p.m.
Hotel Check-Out Time: 12 p.m.

We have reserved a block of rooms at the resort for the Cisco Collaboration Customer Forum. Cisco will pay for hotel accommodations and in-room internet connectivity for November 17, 18 and 19, 2014. You must book your hotel reservations through the conference registration process in order for Cisco to pay these expenses.

 

Extended Stays

Cisco has negotiated a rate of US$265.00 plus 11% tax, for three days before and three days after the event, subject to availability. Please note: You are responsible for all expenses related to an extended stay. If you would like to take advantage of the conference rate, please let us know on your registration form.

 

Costs

You are responsible for your air transportation and your ground transportation to and from the airport. Cisco will pay for the hotel room for the nights of November 17, 18 and 19, 2014, including taxes, in-room internet connectivity, and conference meals. Attendees are responsible for payment of incidental expenses and any additional nights.

 

Transportation

The resort is easily accessible by air transportation into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The JW Marriott Los Angeles at LA Live is located approximately 17 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport.

Taxis are readily available from the airport. Approximate one-way taxi fare is $50.00.

You can visit the hotel's transportation page here for additional transportation options and driving directions.

 

Parking

Valet parking at the hotel is $42.00 per night. Other parking options across the street from hotel and fees are based on events. Hybrid & Flex fuel autos are $32.00 per night.

 

Local Attractions

For information about area attractions, browse the JW Marriott Los Angeles' travel guide.

 

Conference Attire

Business casual is recommended. November average temperatures in Los Angeles range from 56 degrees to 76 degrees Fahrenheit. We also recommend a light jacket or sweater for air-conditioned meeting rooms and evening events.

 

Registration Changes and Questions

For hotel and registration questions, or to modify your plans, contact Conference Customer Service.

Call: 800 798-8414 (toll-free) or 801 523-6535 (direct)
E-mail: Cisco Collaboration Summit Support.

Contact center agents are available for live support between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., Pacific Time.

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Contacts

Contacts

For general content and program-related questions, please contact (coming soon).

For hotel and registration questions, or to modify your plans, contact:
Conference Customer Service
Call: 800 798-8414 (toll-free) or 801 523-6535
E-mail: Cisco Collaboration Summit Support.

    Contact center agents are available for live support between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., Pacific Time.