Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected.
Cisco’s mission statement is to shape the future of the Internet, by creating unprecedent value and opportunity for our customers, employees, investors and ecosystem partner.
The company, led by CEO Chuck Robbins, was founded in 1984; its headquarters are in San Josè (California) and employs about 70.000 people worldwide. In FY2018, Cisco reported net revenues for 49.3 billion dollars.
In more than 30 years of history, Cisco has been driving the evolution of networking technologies. Today, the company sells solutions, services and business architectures that enable digital transformation, with technologies that make it possible to securely connect everything.
Digitization creates huge opportunities for our world, as it allows to face some of the big challenges we have in front of us: education, healthcare, quality of life, sustainability, human rights. With the help of technology we can create a more inclusive society and Cisco is determined to use technology to multiply the positive impact of its social responsibility initiatives. Cisco Networking Academy is one of these initiatives: an education program that the company launched in 1997 that allowed millions of people to acquire digital skills.