Dan Hoffman (Former CEO, M5 Networks) Dan Hoffman draws on sports experiences in building his team. As a reflection of company values the physical space of the company is open so that no one has an office. This physical openness reflects a democratic company culture and one of transparency and one which fosters communication.
Heather Bennett (CEO & VP of Learning, ShoreTel) Heather discussed how in this latest economic downturn, and the resulting skills gap in information technology, it has been very difficult to fill certain jobs. Providing professional development helps to get existing employees to the next level and it helps attract qualified new employees and motivates them to