Rob Johnson is the Senior Vice President of Global Tax and Customs for Cisco Systems, Inc. His scope of responsibilities include all taxes for Cisco as well as global customs and import compliance. He is also responsible for global tax accounting matters and SOX compliance for tax and customs. Rob leads a group of approximately 150 global tax and customs professionals to ensure that Cisco is in compliance and properly determines its tax and customs obligations throughout the world. Rob joined Cisco in early 1999.
Prior to joining Cisco, Rob was a Tax Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (“PwC”) as well as with Coopers & Lybrand, LLP (“C&L”). At C&L and PwC, Rob served as an engagement tax partner and as one of the leaders of a global tax planning practice. During the course of his public accounting career, Rob provided federal, state, and international tax advice to a number of Fortune 500 corporations across a wide variety of industries.