Gift from Cisco Chair Emeritus to help spur entrepreneurship at WVU

The Chair Emeritus of global technology giant Cisco Systems Inc. has made a major financial gift to his alma mater although the exact amount is not stated. West Virginia University will use the gift from John Chambers, now a venture capitalist, to build-out and operate a start-up engine; create a philanthropic venture capital fund in support of the project; create a Center for Artificial Intelligence Management to explore AI’s opportunities and challenges; and establish a fund to support the creation of the Center for AI Management. Read more about the gift here.

Tom Ballard

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer,
Pershing Yoakley & Associates. P.C.

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