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General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) Addresses Forum via Telepresence

November 5, 2009
at 9:35 am PST

Today we had the pleasure of hosting our first-ever TANDBERG Executive Forum.  Our special guest speaker, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), addressed a crowd of private and public executives on the subject of being a leader during times of great change and crisis.  Specifically, Gen. Powell Gen. Powell spoke on how to remain focused, take responsibility and work towards improving processes, organizations and people.  He is truly an inspiring speaker and leader.

Telepresence allowed us to gather dozens of leaders — across the country — for one event without a single flight being taken.   Audience members were located in four of our regional TANDBERG offices (Reston, VA; Dallas, TX; New York; NY and Boston, MA) and connected via TANDBERG Telepresence.   With the exception of the lucky few that got to sit next to General Powell, the experience was same for everyone at the event regardless of location.   That is the power of Telepresence.

Stay tuned!  The TANDBERG Executive Forum will continue to host thought leadership events; bringing together distinguished executives from the private and public sectors to discuss current topics.   Today was the perfect exhibition of how organizations are changing the way they do business.

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