Cisco's Race Is On: 12 Potential John Chambers Successors


Edzard Overbeek

Current role: SVP, Cisco Services, Cisco

Reports to Gary Moore

Twelve-year Cisco veteran Overbeek is a dark horse who shouldn't be overlooked in this race. Though less known to U.S.-based solution providers and Cisco observers than other potential candidates, he's thoroughly admired within Cisco's upper echelons for the growth he spearheaded in Cisco's Asia Pacific Japan and Greater China region, which he ran before succeeding Gary Moore as global head of services earlier this year.