July 25, 2015 at 05:33PM
"Market transitions wait for no one." -- John Chambers, CEO Cisco #readingToday  

Market transitions wait for no one. : This is the credo that Cisco has lived by since Chambers took over as CEO. Find a market transition and act on it before anyone else. Those that can actually execute on this become market leaders, and those that do not suffer a slow, painful death.

As Cisco looks to transition from John Chambers to new CEO Chuck Robbins, here's a look back at the most memorable quotes, predictions, and declarations Cisco's long-running chief executive has made over the years.