Techies turned politicians

By , Network World |  Government, Carly Fiorina, craig benson

John Chambers

John Chambers

Cisco CEO Chambers is another tech executive who has gotten political, not by running for office but by serving on presidential task forces. Chambers was vice chairman of Bush's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), and served on President Clinton's Trade Policy Committee. Chambers has made campaign contributions of more than $1 million to Republicans and $180,000 to Democrats.

Republished with permission from NetworkWorld. (View original version.)

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