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Donald McLaughlin

Donald McLaughlin

Company: Cisco

Job Title: Director, Collaboration UK & Ireland

Donald McLaughlin heads up the Cisco Collaboration business for UK & Ireland. He has been in the ICT industry for more than 25 years and has worked with an extensive list of private and public sector organisations across the country. Donald has been with Cisco since 2000, initially joining the software sales division before taking on leadership of the Northern Commercial sales team and following that, the Local Government division. The common theme in all these roles has been a passion for helping customers drive productivity improvements through Cisco’s innovative technology solutions. Prior to joining Cisco, he spent time at Siemens and Unisys in a variety of sales and management roles across a broad range of industry sectors. Donald is a regular on the public speaking circuit and has also featured frequently in the business and trade press.Donald has degree in Mathematics & Statistics from Glasgow University and is a former president of the Students’ Union. He is married with two grown up sons.

Donald McLaughlin Seminars

  • VENDOR PANEL: Will "as a Service" cloud-based consumption models become the norm for UC&C? Tue 19th Apr 12:40 - 13:10

    VENDOR PANEL: Will "as a Service" cloud-based consumption models become the norm for UC&C?

    This is an open debate session with Donald McLaughlin Cisco, John Spencer Citrix and Craig Walker Alcatel Lucent. Facilitated by Chris Nunn

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    Time / Place

    Tue 19th Apr 12:40 to 13:10

    Dimension Data

  • The Importance of Collaboration in the Age of Digital Transformation Tue 19th Apr 13:20 - 13:50

    The Importance of Collaboration in the Age of Digital Transformation

    By 2020, 70% of companies will be digital. The pace of technology is accelerating. Every country. Every city and Every business is on a journey to become digital.  Businesses must stand out in a big way in order to gain a strategic edge with their customers – and with their employees. The way we work is changing in every organisation.

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    Chris Nunn

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    Time / Place

    Tue 19th Apr 13:20 to 13:50

    Dimension Data

  • PANEL: The Future of Unified Communications Wed 20th Apr 14:00 - 15:00

    PANEL: The Future of Unified Communications

    There is no doubt that unified communications has matured and is delivering real value and changing how we all work and collaborate. The next wave of technologies being developed will continue to increase the speed at which this change effects all of our organisations. To help you understand what is coming and how your organisation can adapt we have assembled an incredible and unique panel of major global industry leaders. Where better to truly understand the future than with the leaders who are actually shaping the technology. This truly is an opportunity not to be missed.

    Chair: Chris Middleton, UC Insight
    Panelists:
    Donald McLaughlin, Cisco
    Peter Quinlan, Tata Communications
    Andrew Sinclair, Microsoft

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    Andrew Sinclair

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    Time / Place

    Wed 20th Apr 14:00 to 15:00

    Keynote

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