Cisco CEO Meets Sheryl Sandberg: 'My Eyes Were Opened'

John Chambers, Cisco Systems CEO
John Chambers, Cisco Systems CEO

While Sheryl Sandberg's feminist tome has elicited criticism from some women, interestingly, at least some male business leaders have been supportive of her message. First, Henry Blodget, founder of Business Insider, exhorted people to read her book. And now, according to a report by All Things Digital, John Chambers, Cisco Systems CEO, has been so inspired by Sandberg's crusade to get more women into leadership positions that he's demanding his managers to come up with a plan to diversify the ranks.