Setting up a meeting room in the Cloud, Antony Blake
Video is the next (if not the current…) big thing in the Web; nobody can deny that! Antony Blake, Cisco Video Acceleration Lead in the EMEAR region, tells us why, as his role is to deal with “technologies that bring video to life”. He also explains why we have to proceed with the humanization of video, he shares with us his joy for the Red Dot award, Cisco was recently honoured with, and finally he describes the all new Project in the Cloud platform that, in essence, is a meeting and collaboration room, up there… Interviewed by Yannis Rizopoulos for Tech Talks Central
Video Acceleration Lead, EMEAR, Cisco
Antony Blake is best described by his significant ‘C’ level engagement spanning a 20 year sales career in the IT Security, Data Communications, and Video & Telecom's industry. He has worked for Cisco Systems since 2005 as a specialist in various technology from Security to Video, for the last 7 years in the Collaboration Business unit. Since the inception of TelePresence when Cisco introduced a new high end category and experience Antony has been identifying market transitions and evangelising to internal and external customers and markets about the Cisco Video technology.
Working with most of the fortune 500 companies to position both TelePresence and Video Conferencing Antony brings a wealth of both user experience and business outcomes to the video industry.
His main interests and expertise include: Collaboration, TelePresence, Video, IP Telephony, Security, Content Management, Data Centre and Virtualisation & Cloud
Specialties: Collaboration, TelePresence, Video, IP Telephony, Security, Content Management, Data Centre and Virtualisation & Cloud
Tech Talks Central interviewed and broadcasted live from the Cisco Connect 2014 event, on the Internet of Everything that is changing everything, during the 25th of November, from Intercontinental Hotel, Athens.