Year Joined

  • 2015

Areas of Expertise

  • Non-Profit 

Projects Involved in

Boards Joined

  • Chinese American Community Foundation 
  • Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation 
  • ASCEND Northern California 


  • Buck Gee comments on underrepresentation of Asian Americans in leadership roles

    June 26, 2018  |  Harvard Business Review

  • Buck Gee speak at Asia Society’s inaugural West Coast Diversity Leadership Forum

    December 09, 2016  |  Asia Society

  • Buck Gee explores the possibility of a bamboo ceiling for Asian Americans working in the technology industry

    October 16, 2015  |  New York Times

  • Buck Gee awarded the OCA Executive Excellence Award for his previous work at Cisco.

    October 17, 2015  |  Asian American Press

  • Buck Gee discusses discrimination against Chinese Americans in academia with the Economist.

    October 06, 2015  |  The Economist


Buck Gee Expert in tech industry and corporate executive leadership

Board Member

Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation

Buck Gee retired in 2008 from Cisco Systems, where he was Vice President and General Manager of the Data Center Business Unit. He joined Cisco with its 2004 acquisition of Andiamo Systems where Mr. Gee was President and CEO.

In 2010, he co-founded the Advanced Leadership Program for Asian American Executives, an executive education program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has published several Ascend Foundation research papers on the Asian glass ceiling and has written opinion pieces on that issue for the Harvard Business Review, New York Times, San Jose Mercury, and KQED public television.

He is an Executive Advisor to Ascend, the largest national network of Asian American professionals. He is board president of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation and serves on the advisory board of the Asia Society/Northern California and the advisory board of the Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute.

Previously, he held management positions in engineering, marketing, and business development at Hewlett Packard, National Semiconductor, 3Com, Crescendo Communications, Com21, and Iospan Wireless. He has also taught computer and electrical engineering courses at Stanford University and Howard University. He holds BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.


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