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Cisco CEO John Chambers: 2014 is the "Inflection Point" for the Internet

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.09.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS - In advance of his keynote speech to the Consumer Electronics Show here, Cisco CEO John Chambers tells Beet.TV in this video interview that...

The Power Of Connections To Change The World

Tae Yoo | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Tae Yoo

This week, heads of state, Nobel Prize winners, nonprofit leaders, and influential CEOs will attend the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). In preparing for the event, I sat down with Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers, who is also attending, to talk about the role of technology in driving positive change.

Women Have The Skills To Stand Out In STEM Fields

Padmasree Warrior | Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact
Padmasree Warrior

NMSI reports that men over age 25 held 87 percent of bachelor's degrees in engineering fields. Only 23 percent of workers in STEM-related jobs are women, yet women make up 48 percent of workers in all occupations. The higher you go on the corporate ladder, the lower these numbers become. You don't need to be a math whiz to see that these numbers don't add up.

Beware the Global Consequences of Further Declines in the American Middle Class

David Paul | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics
David Paul

If the world is to sustain the momentum of economic development that is essential to Jim Yong Kim's optimism, the companies and countries that have benefitted from expanding free trade have a collective stake in figuring out a path forward that stanches the downward spiral of the American middle class.

From Combat Fatigues To Cyber Networks: Veterans For Hire

John T. Chambers | Posted 06.29.2013 | Impact
John T. Chambers

Debuted today by First Lady Michelle Obama, the White House IT Training program -- in partnership with Joining Forces and the President's Military Credentialing and Licensing Task Force -- will help transitioning military personnel make the difficult shift to the civilian workforce by providing the necessary training for high-demand IT jobs.

Change demands a vision from the top

The Anita Borg Institute | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology
The Anita Borg Institute

There is a lot of research on the ways in which organizations can successfully recruit, retain and advance women. The representation varies dramatically across organizations, and through direct experience, we know what to do.

International Women's Day: A Jordanian Entrepreneur's Impact on Education, the Workforce, and Society

Tae Yoo | Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact
Tae Yoo

For more than 100 years, International Women's Day has been observed in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their economic, political, and social achievements, as well as an occasion for looking back on past struggles and accomplishments.

WATCH: 'Argo' Screenwriter Explains Film's Famous Line

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 02.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In the Oscar-nominated film "Argo," there is a line repeated throughout the story for comedic relief. Turns out, it provided a few laughs in real life...

Women to Watch: Meet the Women Changing Silicon Valley

Willow Bay | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology
Willow Bay

The "ultimate girls club," with some of the most talented women in Silicon Valley, takes on the toughest job in the Valley: combining high octane careers and hands-on motherhood.

Republican Tech CEO Just <3s Bill Clinton

Reuters | Nicola Leske and Jim Finkle | Posted 11.25.2012 | Technology

By Nicola Leske and Jim Finkle NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc CEO John Chambers, a supporter of Mitt Romney, says the country's...

GRAPHIC: Inequality In America

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

Since September, the Occupy Wall Street protests has focused greater attention on America's huge wealth gap between the rich and everyone else. But wh...

S&P Official: U.S. Now Has 'Less Ability' To Stimulate Economy

Posted 11.15.2011 | Business

Standard & Poor's decision to strip the United States of its AAA rating suggests the country has less room to boost growth with fiscal spending, t...

Will Cisco Lose Its CEO?

Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology

By Nadia Damouni and Nicola Leske (Reuters) - When John Chambers takes to the stage on Tuesday, many will be wondering if it is the last time t...

Elise Foley

S&P Officials Blame Downgrade On 'Degree Of Uncertainty' In Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.07.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Ratings agency Standard and Poor's defended its decision to downgrade the United States credit rating, arguing on Sunday that the downgr...

S&P: Deficit Reduction Of $4 Trillion Would Be 'Good Downpayment'

Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Walter Brandimarte and Daniel Bases) - A U.S. deficit reduction plan that promises $4 trillion in savings over time would be a "good dow...

Cisco To Cut Thousands Of Jobs In Its Biggest Layoffs In History

Posted 07.13.2011 | Business

BOSTON (By Jim Finkle) - Cisco Systems Inc is expected to cut thousands of jobs in possibly its worst-ever round of layoffs to meet Chief Executiv...

Give Flip Cameras a New and Better Life

Tamar Abrams | Posted 06.14.2011 | Impact
Tamar Abrams

There are places on this planet where the Flip camera can change a life.

Cisco Insider Sales Raise Eyebrows

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Cisco's brisk insider sales were a huge red flag to investors to stay away from the stock, that something might be wrong.

Six Ways Leaders Can Fuel Excellence at Anything

Tony Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tony Schwartz

There is precious little scientific evidence to suggest that genes are our destiny--and more and more evidence of neuroplasticity--the capacity to influence the way our genes express themselves.

Condoleezza Rice - What a Procrastinator!

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice reveals in her new book, "A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me" that she has battled with p...

Coup d'Etat: Standard & Poor's Is Now Giving Orders to Congress ... and the American People

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Standard & Poor's just put our elected officials on notice: Submit to the proclamations of the Deficit Commission or we'll downgrade our rating of government debt. That's blackmail, plain and simple.

Let the N.E.A. Lead Them

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dr. Susan Corso

We in the theatre have known for a long, long time that the show must go on. I'd venture to say that there's only one man in Washington who knows this in his bones -- National Endowment for the Arts chair, Rocco Landesman.

Do You Have the Postrecession Blues?

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

Now that the "official" recession, as measured by government statistics, is ending, it may be a good time to ask whether your "psychological" recession has ended as well.

Best CEOs Of The Decade (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The 2000s certainly seem like a ghastly decade. The era's already fabled financial debacles -- among them, Enron's bankruptcy, the burst of the tech b...

Cisco Janitors Take to the Streets

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Chen

Chanting "No peace outside, no respect inside" and "Si se puede," workers filed down East Tasman Dr., where Cisco's tens of buildings line both sides of the street.