Chairman Emeritus at Cisco and CEO at JC2 Ventures
John Chambers is founder & CEO of JC2 Ventures, where he focuses on helping startups from around the world build and scale, while also promoting the broader development of a startup world. He invests in companies across categories that are leading market transitions. He serves on the Board for JC2-backed Bloom Energy, Pindrop, OpenGov, Sprinklr, and Uniphore. Prior to JC2, John spent 25+ years with Cisco, serving as CEO, Chairman, and Executive Chairman. He currently holds the title of Chairman Emeritus of Cisco. John is the author of Connecting the Dots: Lessons for Leadership in a Startup World, where he shares lessons for success in the Digital Age. He is the Chairman of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum and Global Ambassador of the French Tech under French President Macron.