Dave Michels is the founder of Buffalo Communications which provides research, analysis and consultative services in enterprise communications. Dave is active in the industry and attends, participates, and presents at numerous industry events year-round. His unique perspective comes from a career involving telecom and IT, including leadership positions in Fortune 500 companies as well as start-ups.
Dave is a resident of Boulder, Colo., and holds an M.S. in Telecommunications. He maintains a blog at TalkingPointz.com.
The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Dave Michels and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.
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