leaders

 

The 5 Ways Leaders Lose Their Edge

Whether the economic times are flourishing or floundering, many leaders get stuck in the same trap: they don’t take time to stop and reflect on what they’re doing. Because there’s so much for them to do and they have so much responsibility and accountability on their shoulders, they’re constantly on the go, striving to deliver […]

LifeSize Adds Senior Marketing and Sales Leaders to Executive Team

LifeSize, the high-definition video communications company, recently announced that two senior executives have joined LifeSize to bolster the companys global marketing, sales and support organizations. Adam Taylor, formerly with Avid Technology, has been named executive vice president of worldwide sales and customer service; and John Doyle, who previously was with Secure Computing Corp., has been […]

Leaders Emerge in TA Members Choice Awards Voting

By Dan Baldwin, TelecomAssociation President Early leaders in TA’s 2007 Members Choice Awards include Telarus/ShopForT1, ACC Business, AireSpring Inc., Telnes Broadband, CogniConference and XO Communications. Official voting continues through Feb. 9 and members can change their minds until then. Categories are subject to splitting and all votes are subject to audit. Final results will be […]

How to Become a Great Customer Company

THE PERENNIAL CRY FROM CEOS around the globe is that they are focused on their customers. It is their No. 1 mission, the critical job of their companies, and everything emanates from understanding what customers need and want and delivering on it. You may have said this yourself. Somehow, this message hasnt sunk in because […]

John Chambers

THEN: John Chambers was working for Wang Laboratories and was in the midst of a job transition from vice president of the central region U.S. operations to senior vice president, Americas/Asia Pacific operations. He would stay with Wang for two more years, returning his focus to U.S. operations. NOW: Today he is one of the […]

The Conference Group Debuts Wholesale Services

The Conference Group (Booth 1518) this week is introducing its conferencing platform that is available for carriers to private-label. The privately owned company is an active player in the indirect agent channel, and now brings its wholesale Web, audio and video conferencing services to competitive carriers. The rebrandable conferencing platform includes a real-time account provisioning […]

U.S. to Maintain Internet Governance

Leaders at the World Summit on the Information Society in Tunisia have agreed to keep, for now, governance of the Internets domain name system in the hands of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the California-based nonprofit group that answers to the U.S. government. A number of countries had joined the European […]

COMPTEL Announces New Format, Name for Upcoming Event

COMPTEL today announced a new format and name for its upcoming Spring 2006 Convention and Expo to be held March 19-22 in San Diego. Renamed COMPTEL PLUS, the event will feature new and expanded networking opportunities, including online, one-on-one meetings for registered attendees. COMPTEL PLUS also will provide attendees more learning opportunities by expanding the […]

Luminaries To Shed Light on Industry Direction, Developments

The speaker lineup at TELECOM 05 this week is populated by a well-balanced mix of leaders from both the network operator and the content provider sides of the fence. Keynote speakers at TELECOM 05 feature Ed Whitacre, chairman CEO of SBC Communications Inc.; Jim Robbins, president and CEO of Cox Communications; David Barrett, president and […]

Industry Leaders: Turn, Face the Change

Adapt to change was the advice given to attendees at the CompTel/ASCENT convention in remarks by both the associations CEO H. Russell Frisby Jr., Chairman Sherm Henderson, who is also president and CEO of Lightyear, and its keynote speaker Broadwing CEO David R. Huber. Frisby, quoting a Bob Dylan song, said the times they are […]

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