Cisco Live 2014: Chambers Talks Rackspace Acquisition Rumors, His NSA Letter And More


Chambers Gets Candid

Cisco CEO John Chambers (pictured), joined by Cisco's President of Development and Sales Rob Lloyd, sat down with reporters this week at the 2014 Cisco Live event to answer some of the industry's most pressing questions.

In addition to addressing the Rackspace acquisition rumors head-on, the 19-year Cisco CEO spoke candidly about his succession plan, what keeps him up at night, and why he's asking President Obama to curb NSA surveillance.

Here's what he had to say.