Modality Systems
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join industry experts for a half day conference to help you optimise your skype for business journey 

thursday, 29 june 2017 | 12.00 pm - 18.00 pm CET  

The session is designed to be educational and insightful as well as interactive. Modality Systems, Polycom and PGi will share their knowledge and expertise in the form of best practice advice and practical insights into some of their work and customer experiences.

What you will hear on the day:

  • Skype for Business - achieving value and building a roadmap for the future.
  • An understanding of deployment options and considerations for moving telephony to the cloud.
  • Driving consumption and managing the health of your UC environment.
  • Interoperability with conferencing, video and other collaboration services for a consistent user experience.
  • Rethinking collaboration with immersive solutions from Polycom.
  • Extending the value with software, development solutions and concepts from Modality Systems.



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12.00 - 1.00pm  Networking & Lunch  
1.00pm  Introduction  All 
1.00 - 2.00pm  Modality Systems  Leigh Smith 
2.00 - 2.45pm PGi  Andrew Bissett & Vitor De Sousa
2.45 - 3.00pm  Refreshment break   
3.00 - 4.00pm  Polycom Mischa Sturzenegger
4.00 - 6.00pm Networking & open discussion All  REGISTER

meet the experts 

From Modality Systems, PGi and Polycom

andrew bissett, rvp global accounts & partner relationship manager


Andrew is a collaboration specialist with over 15 years' experience working with Cisco & Microsoft and currently consults with PGi's global customers to assist them to improve and optimise collaboration. Andrew is also responsible for managing strategic partner relationships in EMEA. 


vitor de sousa, regional vice president, pgi sales dach & italy


Vitor has more than 15 years' experience in sales in the different roles. He joined PGi 4 years ago and has a large experience in the UCC field and specifically for Skype for Business projects on a global level. Today Vitor heads the German organisation and will be your host for the event. 


leigh smith, solutions director, modality systems


Leigh has had a highly successful career covering engineering, solutions and business development in the technology space with the likes of Cisco and Microsoft. Experienced at aligning business requirements with strategy and solution architectures, Leigh currently heads the software solutions team within Modality Systems.


Mischa Sturzenegger, Country Sales Manager, Polycom

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Mischa has been working with Polycom as a Country Manager for Switzerland and Austria since 2016 and has recently been promoted to lead Germany as well. In this position he is responsible for strategy development in all three countries and coordinates the local business with the overall corporate objectives. Mischa has worked in the technology industry for over 16 years and has extensive management experience. He has worked at LifeSize, Cisco, Tandberg and Equinix.  


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About Modality Systems

At Modality Systems, we specialise in collaboration with an emphasis on Microsoft technology and offer a complete end-to-end service wrap for business Communications and Collaboration built around three core value pillars - Usage, Health and Future - designed to help you maximise the utilisation, maintain a healthy and reliable environment, and develop it to support the future goals of the organisation.

To learn more, click here.

About PGi

PGi is the world's largest dedicated provider of collaboration software and services. For more than 25 years, our broad portfolio of products has served the end-to-end collaboration needs of enterprises. Accessible anywhere, anytime and on any device, PGi's award-winning collaboration solutions drive productivity and teamwork for approximately 50,000 customers around the world.

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About Polycom

Companies choose Polycom for solutions that enable their geographically dispersed workforces to communicate and collaborate more effectively and productively over distances. Using Polycom telepresence, video, and voice solutions and services, people connect and collaborate from their desktops, meetings rooms, class rooms, and mobile settings. Organisations from a wide variety of industries and the private sector work with Polycom standards-based solutions.

To learn more, click here.

register for the event

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