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INET 2000 18-21 July 2000 Yokohama, Japan

The Internet Global Summit - Global Distributed Intelligence for Everyone

The 10th Annual Internet Society Conference
18-21 July 2000
Pacifico Yokohama Conference Center
Yokohama, Japan

Plenary Speakers

John T. Chambers

President/CEO, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Plenary Session: Thursday, 20 July 2000

John Chambers is President and Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader of networking for the Internet. Since January 1995 when he assumed this position, Chambers has grown the company from $1.2 billion in annual revenues to its current run-rate of $14 billion, and a market capitalization over $300 billion. Today, Cisco is the fastest growing company in the history of the computer industry and is among the five highest valued companies in the world. Chambers joined Cisco in 1991 as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Operations.

Dr. Ken-ichi Ohmae

Described as "Mr. Strategy" worldwide, Dr. Kenichi Ohmae is regularly sought out as a public speaker and management consultant. He is also known as the creator of the framework of the borderless economy. As an author he has published over 70 books, many of which are devoted to business and socio-political analyses. He has also contributed numerous articles to major publications (e.g., Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Foreign Affairs, Los Angeles Times). The Mind of Strategist (McGraw-Hill), Triad Power (Free Press), Beyond National Borders (Dow Jones Irwin), The Borderless World (Harper Business), The End of the Nation State (Free Press), The Evolving Global Economy (editor, Harvard Business School Press) are among the most popular of his books printed in English. (more...)