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Ken Owens

MasterCard
Vice President, Digital Native Architecture
Ken Owens is Vice President, Digital Native Architecture at MasterCard. Previous to that, Ken was Chief Technology Officer, Cisco DevNet at Cisco Systems. Ken was responsible for creating and communicating technical/scientific vision and strategy for Cloud Platforms & Services business. He brought a compelling view of technology trends in enterprise IT (e.g., infrastructure, computing, SaaS, virtualization, and cloud) and evangelized the technology roadmap for the business. Ken started Mantl.io, a fully integrated and automated microservices infrastructure and Cisco Shipped, am automated development SDLC. He was responsible for Cisco's cloud native development engineering and Technical Committee representative to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) . Before joining Cisco in 2014, Ken spent over 7 years at Savvis as the Chief Scientist, CTO, and VP Security and Virtualization Technologies. Prior assignments include 5 years as a network security architect at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., and Edward Jones brokerage firms in St. Louis, Mo, and 10 years in the design and architecture of communications systems and components for Erlang Technologies, Tellabs, and Wiltel. Ken holds bachelors and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.