Howard Morgan has been the Systems Engineering Manager for the Cisco Heartland Region since 2009. Howard leads 8 Systems Engineers that cover the educational, state and local government accounts in Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma with responsibility for more than $100 Million in revenue for Cisco. Before the Heartland Region, Howard led the account teams that covered the Department of Agriculture, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Department of the Interior. Before joining Cisco in 2000, Howard spent 10 years in the US Air Force living in Okinawa and England. Today, Howard lives in Overland Park, KS with his wife and 2 boys.
Howard is part of the Cisco Public Sector team. This team is responsible to provide solutions that allow customers to better provide services to their constituents. As world populations migrate to urban areas, cities are faced with new challenges. These may include traffic jams, overcrowding, pollution, resource constraints, inadequate infrastructure, and the need for continuing economic growth. Cisco’s Smart plus Connected Communities solutions can help city leaders address these problems using intelligent networking capabilities. The solutions can provide the information and services needed to create more livable cities, and help them thrive.
Since 2010, Howard has been involved with Skills USA Internetworking competition. This national competition that judges College and High School students knowledge to deploy computer networks. Starting in Sep 2015, Howard is involved with the Kansas City based #sensED education program. This program’s intent is to teach students of all ages how to design and deploy network based sensors that could improve the lives of KC metro area residents.