Cisco Systems, Inc. (DE) (CSCO)

About Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

Company Description:


Cisco Systems, Inc. is a global leader in technology that powers the Internet. Cisco inspires new possibilities by reimagining your applications, securing your data, transforming your infrastructure, and empowering your teams for a global and inclusive future.

Founded by Leonard Bosack and Sandy Lerner in December 1984, Cisco stands as a cornerstone in the landscape of networking equipment providers. Headquartered in San Jose, California, the company has played a pivotal role in shaping internet connectivity and enterprise networking across the globe.


Main Product(s):


Cisco's main products encompass a broad range of communication and networking devices, including routers, switches, firewall, wireless systems, and collaboration and video conferencing tools. They are also known for their advanced cybersecurity solutions and Internet of Things (IoT) technology.


Short History of Cisco Systems, Inc:


  • December 1984 – Cisco was founded by Leonard Bosack and Sandy Lerner.
  • 1990 – Cisco went public with an initial public offering on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
  • 2000 – Cisco briefly became the world's most valuable company by market capitalization.
  • 2006 – Launched TelePresence, an advanced video conferencing system.
  • 2013 – Acquired Sourcefire, a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions.
  • 2017 – Cisco announced its intent to acquire BroadSoft for its cloud calling and contact center solutions.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Charles H. RobbinsChairman & CEO7.73MN/A1966
Mr. Richard Scott HerrenExecutive VP & CFO3.35MN/A1962
Ms. Maria N. MartinezExecutive VP & COO3.29MN/A1958
Ms. Deborah L. StahlkopfExecutive VP, Chief Legal Officer & Chief Compliance Officer2.68MN/A1970
Mr. Jeffery S. SharrittsExecutive VP and Chief Customer & Partner Officer3.04MN/A1969
Ms. M. Victoria WongSenior VP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1967
Mr. Andrew AshtonSenior Vice President of Corporate FinanceN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Fletcher PrevinSenior VP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Marilyn MoraDirector of Global Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Maria PoveromoSenior VP & Chief Communications OfficerN/AN/AN/A

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