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... for the implementation of sound, long-term tax policies that promote the global competitiveness of the U.S. high technology industry.

The Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group is composed of representatives from leading high-technology companies with corporate offices predominantly located in the area between San Francisco and San Jose, California (widely known as the "Silicon Valley"). The group was formed in 1981.

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Robert F. Johnson

B.S. Accounting, Pennsylvania State University

Senior Vice President, Global Tax and Customs

Cisco Systems, Inc.

170 West Tasman Drive

San Jose, California 95134


408.527.9087 PHONE

408.398.8087 FAX

Professional Organizations

The Tax Directors Roundtable


Public accounting and corporate tax management. Current responsibilities include worldwide tax management in leading and developing Cisco’s global tax and customs organization.

Company Profile

Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco products include routers, LAN and ATM switches, dial-up access servers and network management software. These products, integrated by the Cisco IOS software, link geographically dispersed LANs, WANs and IBM networks. Cisco Systems is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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