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How Do You Transition To A New CEO?

How Do You Transition To A New CEO?

Cisco’s CEO John Chambers is stepping aside after 20 years, a period which saw the company’s annual revenues grow from $US70M to over $40B. His successor, Chuck Robbins, has some big shoes to fill. How will he do that?

The Future For Audiences: Biofeedback

The Future For Audiences: Biofeedback

During a session at Cisco Live a few hours ago, I was wired up with a device that measured, using electrical impendence, my reactions to various speakers. By monitoring the changes in the composition and volume of my perspiration they could tell which speakers were more engaging.

Why Cisco Might Fund Your Startup

Why Cisco Might Fund Your Startup

Cisco has an investment arm that offers funding to startups and other companies. They don’t take a controlling interest, rarely investing more than 10% of the start-up’s value, typically between $US3 million and $US5 million. They have an active portfolio of around $US2 billion. How can you get a piece…