Keith Griffin joined Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group in 2007 and is site leader for Cisco in Galway Ireland, a 230 person world class engineering team. Keith is a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco and is focused on Cognitive Collaboration Technology including AI and Machine Learning, metrics and analytics architecture in the office of CTO. He works on features that include Webex Assistant, Noise Removal, People Insights, Face recognition, Meeting Transcription and others.
Keith works with customers, partners and analysts to ensure that technology direction is aligned with market needs. He leads Cisco’s Collaboration IP, Patent and Research strategy and has been Cisco’s top inventor for collaboration technology for over ten years.
Keith holds a PhD from the University of Limerick in Ireland related to the use of Representational State Transfer (REST) programmable interface design for Communications Integration in web browsers. He works closely with academic research groups and continues to sponsor research projects in the collaboration space. He also sits on a number of academic industry advisory boards including the Insight Centre in Ireland https://www.insight-centre.org/