While the panel and the audience concurred that the pre-requisites to the role of the CEO was to drive growth and innovation, the CEO had a larger role to play.
Cisco's better-than-expected revenue growth was from more than "routing and switching," CEO John Chambers told CNBC — it was also data centers, cloud computing and $1 billion in cost-cutting measures.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on RIM's co-CEOs stepping down and discuss whether a change in leadership is enough to turn the struggling tech giant around? Also, why Ciscos's John Chambers should be the next CEO to go, with Eric Jackson, Ironfire Capital founder, who says Chambers has a "lack of focus."
Does Cisco have a winning turnaround plan? Nikos Theodosopoulous, UBS telecom analyst, weighs in on the tech giant's new strategy.
The latest on what Cisco CEO John Chambers has to say at the analyst day event, with CNBC's Jon Fortt, and a look at whether Apple will pay a dividend soon.
Brian Marshall, Gleacher & Co., discusses Cisco's 3% uptick in revenue growth.
The "Fast Money" traders debate whether Cisco is a buy, as CEO John Chambers seeks to preserve his legacy before he retires.
Goldman Sachs raised its 12-month price target on Cisco Systems by 34 percent to $21 Thursday, and upgraded the network company to "buy" from "neutral," based on its expectations of higher earnings in coming quarters.
After the technology company reported another "blown" quarter, Cramer isn't happy with CEO John Chambers.
CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on Cisco's CEO and it's restructuring plan.
Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers told CNBC Thursday that he "underestimated" the slowdown in several of the computer networking company's businesses, which caused Cisco to lower its quarterly outlook.
A breakdown of the networking company's earnings and future outlook, with John Chambers, Cisco Systems chairman/CEO.
After having reported a series of disappointing quarters, CEO John Chambers finally puts final point on what's troubling Cisco Systems.