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Tech slowdown? Cisco’s Robbins, who once guarded Michael Jordan, doesn’t agree

“Cisco is better positioned today than at any time since I became CEO almost eight years ago,” says Mr Chuck Robbins. PHOTO: BT FILE
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February has been a good month for Mr Chuck Robbins, chief executive officer of Cisco Systems, the Silicon Valley technology company whose growth has paralleled the rise and proliferation of the Internet.

Early in the month, playing alongside Brendon Todd in the AT&T Pro-Am Golf at Pebble Beach, his team placed sixth in a field of 156, with five net birdies on his final nine-hole stretch the highlight of his contribution.

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