Person Overview

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Primary:
Chairman at Skolkovo Foundation
Past:
SVP, U.S. Operations at Wang Laboratories, UNKNOWN at IBM, See All (3)
Education:
West Virginia University, West Virginia University, West Virginia University, See All (4)
Born:
August 23, 1949

Description

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John T. Chambers is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cisco.

He has helped grow the company from $70 million when he joined Cisco in January 1991, to $1.2 billion when he assumed the role of CEO, to record revenues of $46 billion in FY12. In 2006, Chambers was named Chairman of the Board, in addition to his CEO role.

Chambers has received numerous awards for his leadership over his past 18 years at the helm of Cisco, including the 2012 Bower Award for Business Leadership from the Franklin Institute, Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People," one of Barron's' "World's Best CEOs," the "Best Boss in America" by 20/20, one of BusinessWeek's "Top 25 Executives Worldwide," "CEO of the Year" by Chief Executive Magazine, the Business Council's "Award for Corporate Leadership," and "Best Investor Relations by a CEO"... See More

Experience (4)

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Advisory Roles (1)

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    Cisco

    Board Director
    1991 - Jan, 2006