David DantoDirector of UC Strategy OutreachPoly

David Danto has had over three decades of delivering successful business outcomes in media and collaboration technology. He developed and executed global technology strategies in leadership roles with JPMorgan Chase and Lehman Brothers, and led media technology facility design and execution for organizations including Bloomberg LP, NYU, AT&T, and Financial News Network. His efforts have been recognized by many premiere industry organizations, serving as The Director of Emerging Technologies for the non-profit Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance; as an Emerging Technology Fellow and faculty member for InfoComm and The IMCCA ; as a National Association of Broadcasters “Pick-Hits” judge for Broadcast Engineering; and as a multi-year CES Innovation Awards judge. David is an expert on the collaboration technology industry, frequently presenting at industry events and blogging / contributing to industry publications, and is a member of many industry advisory boards. In 2018 David was appointed to be the editor of Sound and Communications IT/AV Report. David just joined Plantronics / Polycom as their Director of UC Strategy and Outreach. In this role he will help their team formulate and drive the company’s collaboration strategy; represent them with customers and clients; provide a conduit for customers to communicate market and user needs; and help customers, analysts and the media truly understand the value of collaboration solutions. His full bio and blogs are viewable at www.Danto.info

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