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John T. Chambers

Definition

John Thomas Chambers is the former executive chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems.

What is 'John T. Chambers'

The president and CEO of Cisco Systems, a consumer electronics, networking and communications technology company, since 1995 and chairman since 2006. Chambers joined the company in 1991 as senior vice president of Worldwide Sales and Operations.


Among Chambers' numerous leadership awards, he has been named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People and has repeatedly earned Cisco a spot on Fortune's "America's Most Admired Company" list. Cisco has also been named a top place to work in India, Australia, Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Norway, France, Italy, Germany, the U.K. and Canada.

Explaining 'John T. Chambers'

Born in 1949 in Cleveland, Chambers earned his undergraduate and law degrees from West Virginia University and his MBA from Indiana University. Chambers previously worked at Wang Laboratories and IBM, and is a former Walmart board member.


Further Reading


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A reward/measurement model of organizational buying behaviorA reward/measurement model of organizational buying behavior
journals.sagepub.com [PDF]
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Ray Chambers and Ernest Weinwurm–Scholars in unison on measurement in accountingRay Chambers and Ernest Weinwurm–Scholars in unison on measurement in accounting
meridian.allenpress.com [PDF]
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Q&A About John T. Chambers


What position does this person hold?

The president and CEO of Cisco Systems, a consumer electronics, networking and communications technology company since 1995.

What awards has he received for his leadership?

He has been named one of Time magazine's 1 Most Influential People and has repeatedly earned Cisco a spot on Fortune's "America's Most Admired Company" list. Cisco also was named a top place to work in India, Australia, Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Norway, France Italy Germany United Kingdom Canada.

What is the name of the person being discussed?

John T. Chambers.

Where did he previously work at before joining Cisco Systems?

Wang Laboratories and IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) . He was also a former Walmart board member .

How long has this person held his current position?

Since 1991 as senior vice president of Worldwide Sales and Operations.

Who are some other notable people who have worked with him or under him ?

Tom Evslin , Edzard Overbeek , Gary Moore , Bill Owens , Chuck Robbins .

When did he join Cisco Systems ?

In 1991 as senior vice president of Worldwide Sales and Operations .

Has he ever served on any boards besides those mentioned above ?

Yes , Chambers served on the board for Walmart Inc., which is an American multinational retail corporation that runs chains of discount department stores and warehouse stores around the world .

Where did he earn his undergraduate degree from?

West Virginia University (WVU). He also earned his law degree from WVU as well as an MBA from Indiana University (IU).