The former CTO of AT&T is well-known throughout the technology world for his
bold and futurist ideas. His strategies and implementations during his time
at AT&T undoubtedly changed the way the company operate, and by doing this,
strategically transformed the future of the network. As the keynote speaker
at the summit, his technical presentation focused on the future trends in
services and applications that will be implemented over the next decade.
Eslambolchi's insight into his futuristic world of communication sparked the
tone for the rest of the week amongst the industry figureheads. A brutally
honest debate lead by Courtney Munroe from IDC, touched on the concept of the
‘consumer', their needs and what they are willing to pay for. Heated
discussions and opposing views occurred between Neil Cox, Qwest, Ibrahim
Gedeon from Telus, Christian Jorg from The Island De... (more)
John Funnel on Ulitzer
Earlier this year one of my staff attended a SYS-CON event and returned to
the office a different person. Revitalised and motivated.
I asked her what happened at the event to warrant such a transformation? What
was her secret? Was it the New York Shopping experience? A business Romance
or was it Devine intervention?
She simply advised me to ‘check out Ulitzer. – Everyone who is anyone is
She was not the first to introduce me to the innovation. Many of my peers had
gone through such noticeable changes, It was like a weight had been lifted
from the... (more)
GDS International has built up quite a reputation amongst the fortune 500,
the world-wide media giant has had double figure growth every year for the
last five years and has offices in almost every continent. They now boast the
fastest growing news source amongst the executive community in the world
increasing its reach by 200,000 across all verticals every month through
their new digital initiatives.
Because of this the worlds Business leaders are queuing up for an opportunity
to work with GDS International, below is the top 10 executives that have
played a major part in the co... (more)
You may already know, MTB was originally just for finance executives and
received fantastic exposure owing to the ‘credit crunch’ with substantial
backing from all the major financial institutions including the FT, CNN
Money, WSJ. MTB hit the broadsheets when usage went up 66% the morning before
Lehman Brothers collapsed. – MTB became an indicator of Financial news.
Now the site has expanded into other verticals and it has become the
executives ‘secret’ online community/business tool. A place that is 100%
business focused, with no salesman, Press or recruiters. ‘Social networking ... (more)
On a larger scale, investors are feeling the strain as their trust in banks
and other corporations continue to fade. Last year investors were forced to
‘help out' banks as the crisis widened, only to be let down by a series of
disappointing products companies claimed would create balance and make money.
Many feel that there have been too many broken promises, tax payers losing
their faith in an industry which was once thought of as ‘dependable.'
It comes as no surprise investors are looking elsewhere for advice. However
it seems that instead of choosing the standard face to face me... (more)