As president and CEO of Cisco Systems Inc., John Chambers helped build a company known for being the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Under his leadership, the company has grown from $1.2 billion in annual revenues to $20 billion. "Nobody is more responsible for laying the foundation for e-business than John Chambers," said Business Week Magazine.
A graduate of WVU's College of Business and Economics, he is recognized for his charisma, lean but positive management style, astute business sense, and a passion for customer satisfaction.
He has earned international respect and numerous awards, including being named CEO of the Year by Chief Executive Magazine and The Best Boss in America by ABC's 20/20.