Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 8, 2022
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
170 West Tasman Drive, San Jose, California
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
(408) 526-4000
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share CSCO The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.    ☐

Item 5.07.    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Cisco Systems, Inc. (“Cisco”) held on December 8, 2022, Cisco’s stockholders voted on the following four proposals and cast their votes as follows:

Proposal 1: To elect twelve members of Cisco’s Board of Directors (the “Board”):

Nominee For Against Abstained Broker Non-Votes
M. Michele Burns 2,754,792,098 173,772,012 4,721,204 462,490,228
Wesley G. Bush 2,918,750,954 9,618,920 4,915,440 462,490,228
Michael D. Capellas 2,558,003,275 370,348,388 4,933,651 462,490,228
Mark Garrett 2,844,652,525 83,715,763 4,917,026 462,490,228
John D. Harris II 2,918,916,357 9,406,264 4,962,693 462,490,228
Dr. Kristina M. Johnson 2,910,991,054 17,820,837 4,473,423 462,490,228
Roderick C. McGeary 2,694,238,748 233,961,224 5,085,342 462,490,228
Sarah Rae Murphy 2,920,258,710 8,524,771 4,501,833 462,490,228
Charles H. Robbins 2,676,109,952 243,988,743 13,186,619 462,490,228
Brenton L. Saunders 2,542,999,737 385,310,971 4,974,606 462,490,228
Dr. Lisa T. Su 2,915,439,260 13,579,254 4,266,800 462,490,228
Marianna Tessel 2,921,208,401 7,600,871 4,476,042 462,490,228

Proposal 2: To approve, on an advisory basis, executive compensation:

For Against Abstained Broker Non-Votes
2,618,066,213 297,184,738 18,034,363 462,490,228

Proposal 3: To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Cisco’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 29, 2023:

For Against Abstained Broker Non-Votes
3,189,096,396 201,971,522 4,707,624 0

Proposal 4: A stockholder proposal to have Cisco's Board issue a tax transparency report in consideration of the Global Reporting Initiative's Tax Standard:

For Against Abstained Broker Non-Votes
781,754,210 2,120,268,096 31,263,008 462,490,228


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated: December 9, 2022 By:
/s/ Evan Sloves
Evan Sloves
Title: Secretary

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