Netflix Adds Cisco to Board


Apparently eager to beef up its strategic planning for internet delivery, Netlix has appointed Cisco Systems Senior Vice President Charles H. Giancarlo to the company’s board of directors. 

“Charlie understands the future of the Internet — and the scale required for the video Internet of the next decade — so we are thrilled to have him join our board,” said Netflix Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO Reed Hastings.


Mr. Giancarlo is currently senior vice president and chief development officer of Cisco and president of Cisco-Linksys LLC.  A 12-year veteran of Cisco, Mr. Giancarlo is responsible for the overall strategy and execution of Cisco technology development.


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