Mark Chandler is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Cisco, where he manages a team of 250 professionals. Previously, he was Managing Attorney for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, based in Paris.
Chandler joined Cisco in 1996 upon the acquisition of StrataCom, Inc., where he had been general counsel. Before that, he served as vice president for corporate development and general counsel of Maxtor Corporation.
Chandler is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council of Stanford Law School, the Board of Trustees of Belmont Hill School in Belmont, Massachusetts, and the Advisory Council of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington. He has previously served as member and chairman of the City of Palo Alto (CA) Planning Commission.Chandler holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard College and a juris doctor degree from Stanford Law School.