Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak – Ofer Shapiro, Vidyo

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Profile: Ofer Shapiro, Vidyo co-founder and CEO, has been an innovative force at the heart of major architectural transformations in the videoconferencing industry since 1996 and led the successful commercialization and go-to-market strategies. Vidyo is a 300-person company with worldwide sales to the leading enterprise, service providers and vertical solution providers. Ofer’s backstory: Ofer was integrally involved […]

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Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak – Jan Zanetis, The Center For Interactive Learning and Collaboration

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Profile: Jan Zanetis is the chief executive officer at The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC), a not for profit that serves educators, learners and content providers. Jan’s Backstory: As an educator and university administrator, Jan Zanetis spent 20 years in K-12 and Higher Education. In 2005, she moved into the corporate sector as an education specialist, […]

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Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak — Tom-Erik Lia, Videxio

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This is the fourth blog in the series Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak. Profile: Tom-Erik Lia is the CEO of Videxio, which he co-founded in 2011. Tom-Erik’s backstory: As a former vice president of research and development at TANDBERG (now Cisco), Tom-Erik Lia has 20 years of experience managing, creating and building video collaboration product portfolios, including working on […]

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Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak — Mark Blake, Acano

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This is the third blog in the series Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak. Profile: Dr. Mark Blake is one of the founders of Acano. Mark brings extensive technology expertise to the team and serves as its Chief Technology Officer. Mark’s backstory: Mark Blake is an expert in high performance computing and distributed media processing architectures and has created media […]

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Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak – Mark Loney, StarLeaf

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This is the first blog in the series Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak. Profile: Mark Loney is the driving force behind StarLeaf’s vision to deliver a global network from which to provide cloud video conferencing services and the manufacture of a new generation of collaboration solutions. He is one of those rare individuals who has […]

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Disruptive Forces in AV/IT – Part 5: Vidyo

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Here it is, the final chapter of a series that included highly worthy participants that exist in this new age of communications and collaboration. I decided to look up the term “disruptive forces” on Google and I came up with another term on Wikipedia – “disruptive innovation,” which is defined as an innovation that helps […]

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