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The Multiplier Effect: How Our Impact on the World is Amplified When We Work Together

by John Chambers, Executive Chairman, Cisco

This year's Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting theme, "the future of impact," has me thinking about what we as leaders can be doing to future-proof our economy to create an even better world for the next generation. This is no small task. In the spirit of the CGI Mission, we must first take a step back and figure out what we can be doing today to help translate our big ideas into action. In my view, the answer starts with nurturing great talent to encourage innovation and giving back to the community to help solve our most pressing issues as a society.

Cisco’s Palestine Investment Commitment Featured in Forbes Magazine


By Alexis Raymond

The August 12 issue of Forbes magazine features Cisco’s investment to fuel job creation and economic development in the Palestinian information and communications technology (ICT) industry.

“We do this because we want to change the world. And we don’t do it on a small scale. It’s nice to help a village, but the key is how do you help a country?” Cisco CEO John Chambers says in Forbes.

Women Have the Skills to Stand Out in STEM Fields


By Padmasree Warrior

This blog was initially published on the Huffington Post

This week, my boss, Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers, is being recognized at the U.S. STEM Solutions Summit as one of the 100 CEO Leaders in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

Cisco CEO John Chambers Recognized Among 100 CEO Leaders in STEM


By Alexis Raymond 

"Given the rapid speed of change in today’s global marketplace, a country must invest in its greatest asset—its people—and train them to excel in science, technology, engineering, and math [STEM]." Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers

A skilled workforce is the backbone of a successful and competitive economy. Unfortunately, here in the United States, we are falling behind on educating people in the STEM fields that are vital to the technology careers that our society depends on.

Cisco Employee Honored as Military Veteran at the White House


by Courtney Beard

There are certain things in life most would consider “once in a lifetime” occurrences. The feeling that you get when your dad releases his grip one last time – and you find yourself riding a bicycle on your own; or waking up in amazement as you discover money from the tooth fairy under your pillow after losing your first tooth.

Veterans Put Their Skills to Use at Cisco

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A group of veterans describes their experiences in transitioning from active military service to the Cisco workplace.

Read the article on Huffington Post ImpactX: From Combat Fatigues To Cyber Networks: Veterans For Hire

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