Technology Showcase Breakout Speakers


During the infoTech #BETAS2014 Technology Showcase, on April 9th,  we will have three Breakout Speakers talking about various technology topics. Click here to register to attend the infoTech #BETAS2014 Technology Showcase and Breakout Speaker series

Breakout Speaker presentations include:

  1. 3:00 - 3:45pm Michael LaBella, Vice President – Microsoft Solutions, Ronco Communications

“Microsoft Lync Unified Communications – the Power of Presence”. Description: Michael LaBella is the Vice President for Microsoft Solutions at Ronco Communications. Currently in his 15th year with Ronco, he leads their systems integrator practice that architects, deploys and supports Microsoft unified communications technologies. In addition to systems integrator practice, he heads the software development team known as Verapresence that creates essential applications that support common requirements for users of the Microsoft unified communications solution.  

  1. 4:00 - 4:45pm Tom Jones, Technical Solutions Engineer, Ingram Micro

Digital Signage in the Workplace:  Delivering the right message, to right audience, at the right time Description: Organizations of all sizes are embracing digital signage as a way to inform,  educate and engage workers.   By replacing conventional static signage with digital displays, businesses are able to quickly and easily communicate with their workers, but the unique challenges of enabling digital signage in the workplace can present unique challenges if not addressed early in the process. Please join Ingram Micro’s Sr. Technical Solutions Engineer (Sr. TSE) Tom Jones as he shares:

  • How to get started with digital signage - the what, where and how
  • How to maximize effectiveness by understanding return on investment (ROI)  and return on objective (ROO)
  • Importance of content -  source,  quality and creation
  1. 5:00 5:45pm Amy Schwartz, Senior Sales Executive, Ingram Micro

Title: Rethinking the workspace; through IT Collaboration and Convergence. Description: It used to be that collaboration was primarily defined as a data-sharing activity between associates within the same building, however with the advent of newer and richer technologies,  it’s now clear that collaboration is about data, voice and video coming together to enable modern day marvels. Please join Ingram Micro’s Senior Sales Executive Amy Schwartz as she shares:

  • How to keep your business totally connected anytime, anywhere lowering operational costs, saving on travel expense and improving productivity.
  • How to understand and apply the evolution of workspace technology.
  • Recognizing the impact of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), portability, versatility and virtual desktops in your workplace.
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