Chuck Robbins Bio, Age, Family, Salary, Net, Home, CNBC, and Cisco CEO

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Chuck Robbins Biography and Wiki

Chuck Robbins is a successful American businessman who serves as Cisco Systems’ chairman and CEO. For North Carolina National Bank, Robbins started his professional career as an application developer.

Chuck Robbins Education

In Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Robbins attended Rocky Mount High School for his education. In 1987, he graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Mathematics degree.

Chuck Robbins Age and Birthday

Robbins is 59 years old as of 2024. He was born in 1965/1966 in Grayson, Georgia, U.S. His birthday is not known.

Chuck Robbins Nationality and Ethnicity

Robbins is of American nationality. He was born in Grayson, Georgia, United States. He is of white ethnicity. READ ALSO: Doug McMillon 

Chuck Robbins Wife

Robbins is married to a woman whose identity is not revealed. They have four kids. The couple lives in Los Gatos, California. He participates in social media, enjoys North Carolina Tar Heels men’s basketball, and is known for his sense of humor.

Chuck Robbins Height

Robbins stands at an average height of 6 feet 0 inches.

Chuck Robbins Net Worth

Robbins has an estimated net worth of $115 Million.

Chuck Robbins Salary

The total base pay for Robbins is $1,390,000. As Chair and CEO in 2020, Charles Robbins received compensation totaling about $23,163,710. Stock awards totaling $19,215,141, other earnings, plans, or compensation totaling $2,471,976, and other compensation totaling $86,593 made up the vast majority of their compensation.

Chuck Robbins CNBC

Robbins spoke with “Squawk Box” host Becky Quick and Andrew Kernan about how the ongoing trade negotiations with China are affecting the business. They also talked about privacy concerns affecting the technology industry.

Chuck Robbins Home | House

Robbins listed his estate in Pebble Beach for sale. The modern structure on 1.73 acres costs a hefty $17 million. The house is currently owned by 8:28 California Properties LLC, with Charles H Robbins listed as the only principal on file. It was last sold in 2017 for $12.5 million.

The “magnificent property,” which was constructed in 2015, was planned with views in mind, with ocean vistas visible from nearly every room. The main residence, which is 8,818 square feet on two levels and has an elevator, has four bedroom suites, two family rooms, a living room, a formal dining room, a media room, a sleek kitchen, a library, and a wine cellar. Artwork can be displayed with ease on the bright white walls, and the interior is well-lit by natural light thanks to the glass walls.

The property also has a second caretaker’s unit and a one-bedroom guest cottage with a full kitchen and family room. There are numerous outdoor decks for entertaining, a bocce court, and a fire pit on the property. There are several golf courses at the upscale resort area, including the “No. 1 public golf course in America.” The Cisco headquarters are located in San Jose, about an hour and a half’s drive away. With his real estate portfolio, Robbins has been very active. In August 2018 he also listed his Los Gatos house for $13.8 million. The 14,000 square foot European-style villa included a pool, home theater, gym, wine cellar, game room, and wet bar. It was sold for $10.65 million in late 2018.

Chuck Robbins Cisco CEO

He worked for Wellfleet Communications for five years before it merged with Synoptics to form Bay Networks. He then briefly worked for Ascend Communications before joining Cisco in 1997. Robbins held a number of positions at Cisco, including senior vice president of the Americas and senior vice president of worldwide field operations, where he oversaw the company’s global partner and sales organizations and developed its partnership program.

John Chambers, the CEO, and chairman of Cisco announced in May 2015 that he would step down from his position in July but keep his chairmanship. He was succeeded by Robbins, who was a senior vice president at the time. Robbins, who received guidance from Chambers, won a unanimous vote to lead the organization as CEO of Cisco Systems in July 2015.

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As CEO, Robbins rose to prominence for accelerating Cisco’s modern growth while upending antiquated working practices, fostering employee trust based on openness in procedure and policy, and fostering diversity in the workplace. Robbins advocated for increased regulation in 2018 as the GDPR took effect, as well as for the tech sector to assist in educating regulators. Robbins argued that comprehensive privacy legislation is required globally in February 2019 and referred to privacy as “a fundamental human right.”

Robbins argued against raising tariffs on Chinese goods by 15%. In support of corporate social responsibility, Robbins has spoken out. With a goal of eradicating homelessness in Santa Clara County, where Cisco’s headquarters are located, Destination:Home was promised $50 million by Cisco in March 2018. Robbins also serves as honorary counsel to the NPO.