Why It’s Time to Go Mobile-Only

If your company has yet to cut the cord and go mobile-only, now may be the perfect time to make the move, as preferred business communications migrates from premises-based systems to UC as a Service (UCaaS). Please join us on May 8th at 11am PT / 2pm ET to learn about the latest mobility trends in the workforce, the value of mobile UCaaS, and why companies of all sizes should consider evaluating this technology. 

Available:
On Demand
Duration:
1h 00min

Hear from Diane Myers of IHS Markit, a leading unified communications industry analyst, along with Caitlin Clark Zigmond, Director of Product Marketing at Verizon, who will share her experiences with customers who have cut the cord.

You will learn how a mobile-only strategy can:

  • Increase cost efficiencies
  • Enhance customer experience
  • Improve your enterprise’s productivity

Featured Speakers

  • Diane Myers
    Diane Myers
    Senior Research Director
    IHS Markit

    Joining Infonetics Research/IHS Markit in December 2008 and leveraging 24 years of telecom industry analyst and marketing experience, Diane Myers is widely regarded as one of the VoIP and UC industry's top analysts. She is a meticulous researcher with expertise in identifying new markets, product positioning, messaging, strategic planning, competitive analysis, enterprise trends, and service provider go-to-market strategy. Diane leads IHS Markit’s enterprise communications coverage, authoring numerous market share and forecast reports, service provider and end-user studies, and analyst insights notes. She specializes in PBXs and UC, team collaboration, SBCs, UCaaS, SIP trunking, CPaaS, residential VoIP, and adoption trends of service providers and businesses. Prior to Infonetics/IHS Markit, Diane was the Strategic Marketing Director for VoIP application software vendor BroadSoft, and the Program Manager at Stratecast Partners, where she provided strategic analysis and quantitative assessments of communications services to incumbent service providers and competitive operators. Diane is also a former senior manager at FORE Systems (Marconi Communications), where she helped build the Market Intelligence Group. Diane received her bachelor's degree from Michigan State University and a master's degree from Thunderbird, School of Global Management.

  • Caitlin Clark-Zigmond
    Caitlin Clark-Zigmond
    Director of B2B Product Marketing
    Verizon Wireless

    Caitlin Clark-Zigmond is Director of B2B Product Marketing for Verizon Wireless, responsible for product marketing strategy for the B2B portfolio, new product & feature introduction, portfolio analysis, training and sales enablement strategy. She also leads a team accountable for the wireless B2B strategy, that works closely with Verizon’s corporate strategy and business development strategy teams. Working closely with VP, Ryan O’Shea, and the executive team, Clark-Zigmond is responsible for setting the product marketing direction for Verizon Wireless’s innovative portfolio of services, including the award-winning cloud communications solution, One Talk. The portfolio she provides ongoing product marketing support for is extensive and offers customers world class mobility, 5G, security, machine to machine connectivity, and advanced communications solutions, including One Talk, Push to Talk Plus, and a robust portfolio for the public sector. Mrs. Clark-Zigmond comes to Verizon Wireless from CoreDial, where she served as Vice President of Product Management over a diverse portfolio of unified communications, network services for indirect partners (IT VARs, Interconnects, MSPs), and before that at Comcast Business, where she served as Director and Senior Director of Product Management since 2010 for voice solutions. Her core focus, among other responsibilities, was managing the advanced voice portfolio, specifically Comcast’s Business VoiceEdge, PRI and SIP trunking. She previously worked for companies such as unified communications wholesaler, New Global Telecom (NGT) bought by Comcast Business in 2010, and enterprise collaboration and network provider, Global Crossing (now Level3). She joined Verizon Wireless with over 20 years of experience in the telecom, B2B, and unified communications industries. Prior to Global Crossing (Level3), Clark-Zigmond was an entrepreneur and owned a large caterer in Boulder, CO for 6 years. Providing corporate and event catering and a café. She took the company from 4 people to more than 20 employees and 50+ contractors, acquired a bakery, and sold her business in 2000. Prior to that, Clark-Zigmond was Director of Operations for Instec, Inc., a lab equipment company focused on software driven lab equipment for liquid crystal, polymer and applied materials research. She directed the organization, over saw marketing, sales and distribution strategy responsible for assembling and delivering the portfolio targeted at the forensics, biology, and applied matter fields. Clark-Zigmond has a bachelor's science and bachelors of arts degree in International Business and Finance from American University in Washington DC.

  • Eric Krapf
    Eric Krapf
    GM & Program Co-Chair, Enterprise Connect
    Publisher, No Jitter

    Eric Krapf is General Manager and Program Co-Chair for Enterprise Connect, the leading conference/exhibition and online events brand in the enterprise communications industry. He has been Enterprise Connect’s Program Co-Chair for over a decade. He is also publisher of No Jitter, the Enterprise Connect community’s daily news and analysis website. Eric served as editor of No Jitter from its founding in 2007 until taking over as publisher in 2015. From 1996 to 2004, Eric was managing editor of Business Communications Review (BCR) magazine, and from 2004 to 2007, he was the magazine's editor. Before coming to BCR, he was managing editor and senior editor of America's Network magazine, covering the public telecommunications industry. Prior to working in high-tech journalism, he was a reporter and editor at newspapers in Connecticut and Texas.

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