Cisco Systems

CISCOCisco Systems was founded by Leonard Bosack, who at the time was in charge of the Stanford University Computer Science Department’s computers, Sandy Lerner, who managed the Graduate School of Business’ computers, and Richard Troiano.

The company produces routers and network equipment, the essential “pipes” that carry data on the Internet.


170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134

Founded December, 1984.

74,000 employees (as of 2014)