Mobile-Enable Your Workforce and Unleash Your Business
Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM PDT
Duration: 60 minutes
Sponsored by Mitel, hosted by Enterprise Connect and NoJitter
Enterprises know that a mobile-first strategy will enable employees to work more efficiently and effectively, and be more responsive. Seventy-three percent of senior executives see their mobile device as critical to how they do business.
In this webinar, Mitel will describe how providing large enterprise capabilities to small businesses and small business flexibility to large enterprises will enhance the customer experience. As technologies like big data, M2M, real-time communications, and voice over WiFi become more refined and widely deployed the customer experience will move to a new level.
Founder and principal analyst
Kerravala provides a mix of tactical advice to help his clients in the current business climate and long term strategic advice. Kerravala provides research and advice to the following constituents: End user IT and network managers, vendors of IT hardware, software and services and the financial community looking to invest in the companies that he covers.
Kerravala does research through a mix of end user and channel interviews, surveys of IT buyers, investor interviews as well as briefings from the IT vendor community. This gives Kerravala a 360 degree view of the technologies he covers from buyers of technology, investors, resellers and manufacturers.
Prior to ZK Research, Zeus Kerravala spent 10 years as an analyst at Yankee Group. He joined Yankee Group in March of 2001 as a Director and left Yankee Group as a Senior Vice President and Distinguished Research Fellow, the firm's most senior research analyst. Before Yankee Group, Kerravala had a number of technical roles including a senior technical position at Greenwich Technology Partners (GTP). Prior to GTP, Kerravala had numerous internal IT positions including VP of IT and Deputy CIO of Ferris, Baker Watts and Senior Project Manager at Alex. Brown and Sons, Inc.
CTO, Mobile Division
Terry McCabe is Chief Technology Officer at Mavenir Systems. He was also Chief Technology Officer at Airwide, which was acquired by Mavenir. Prior to Airwide, Terry McCabe held senior positions at Sema Group, including Vice President of Engineering and CTO. In these roles McCabe oversaw Software Architecture, Research & Development, and Product Management in Europe and North America. These roles focused on messaging, prepaid, and value-added service applications, primarily based on wireless mobile network technologies. Terry led the company's participation in a number of standards organizations including the WAP Forum, the SMS Forum and TIA.
Previously, Terry spent eight years with Digital Equipment working in Realtime Solutions, Telecommunications, and Software usability. During his tenure, he worked on a number of Open Systems interoperability initiatives established by the European Workshop on Open Systems (EWOS).
General Manager – Enterprise
Martin is responsible for Mitel’s Enterprise Business globally. Previous to this assignment, as SVP Product Portfolio, Martin was responsible for running Mitel’s product management organization. He came to Mitel as a result of Mitel’s acquisition of Aastra in 2015 where he was the VP for Strategic Technology Development. Prior to his time at Aastra, Martin founded Comdasys AG, a company specializing in FMC solutions and was the CTO until the company was acquired by Aastra in 2012. Martin holds a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Santa Clara University as well as a Master’s degree in Informatics from the Technical University in Munich.
Associate Editor and blogger
Michelle Burbick is the Associate Editor and a blogger for No Jitter, UBM Tech's online community for news and analysis of the enterprise convergence/unified communications industry.
Prior to coming to No Jitter, Michelle worked as a writer and editor, producing content for technology companies for more than two years. In an agency environment, she worked with companies in the unified communications, data storage and IT security industries, and has developed content for some of the most prominent companies in the technology sector. In addition to writing and editing for No Jitter, she participates in program development for No Jitter’s affiliated industry event, Enterprise Connect, the largest independent conference and exposition devoted to the enterprise communications industry.