John  Chambers

John Chambers

John Chambers, founder and CEO of JC2 Ventures, focuses on helping disruptive startups from around the world build and scale. He invests in companies that are leading market transitions. Chambers is also the Chairman of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) and was most recently appointed Global Ambassador of the French Tech by President Emmanuel Macron of France.

In addition to investing in and mentoring startups, Chambers promotes entrepreneurship, gender equality, and accelerating overall new business creation around the world to create startup nations and a startup world, as he believes that startups will be the core driver of economic growth and job creation in the Digital Age.

Prior to founding JC2 Ventures, Chambers spent 25+ years with Cisco, serving as CEO, Chairman and Executive Chairman. He currently holds the title of Chairman Emeritus with the organization.

Chambers is the author of Connecting the Dots: Lessons for Leadership in a Startup World.

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John Chambers joins Jim Blasingame to report on the challenges of a five-generation workforce, and share his thoughts on how to help them bridge the differences with tolerance and respect.
John Chambers joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why he focused his new book around the concept of being connected in all aspects of your business, whether large or small.
John Chambers joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what it looked like when he could see the future and plan for it, and what happened when he failed in that endeavor a decade later.