Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cisco Sports Business
David Holland serves as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Cisco. In this role, he is responsible for:
Treasury: Manage all funding, risk, and capital market activities related to the firm’s $50 billion balance sheet.
Tax: Oversee global customs, tax planning, and compliance in the United States and all foreign jurisdictions where Cisco operates.
Real Estate & Facilities Management: Manage a real estate portfolio with over 400 locations in 80 countries.
Procure and provide all site services and amenities.
Risk Management: Enterprise risk assessment and management, including insurance and other risk mitigation programs. Manage physical safety and security, emergency response, and corporate crisis management programs worldwide.
In addition to his functional duties, Holland is involved in many cross-functional committees and Cisco Councils. He is the Executive Sponsor and a Board Member for the Sports and Entertainment Practice, a Cisco group whose aim it is to transform fan experiences in stadiums around the world through Cisco network technology. He also serves on the Leadership Development Council and is the Finance Lead for Cisco’s Enterprise Business Council. He also serves on the Disclosure Committee, the Cisco Diversity Council, and the Green Board.
Holland serves on a variety of external boards, including the Cisco Learning Institute, a public charity promoting online learning models for K-12 education.
Holland joined Cisco in 1998. Before joining Cisco, he worked for Paribas Capital Markets, heading a group that advised and transacted with multinational corporations, central banks, and hedge funds. Prior to that, he worked for Apple Computer, Inc., where during a 10-year tenure he served in manufacturing finance, corporate finance, and treasury divisions.
Holland is a graduate of Brigham Young University and holds a master’s in business administration from San Jose State University.