Siemens Enterprise Communications Announces Global Webcast to Introduce New
Company Brand and Vision
RESTON, Va. and MUNICH, Oct. 8, 2013
RESTON, Va. and MUNICH, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Siemens Enterprise
Communications announced today it will host a global webcast on Oct. 15^th to
relaunch the company with a new brand and vision. Hamid Akhavan, CEO, will
keynote the relaunch, joined by Chris Hummel, Chief Commercial Officer and
President, North America. Akhavan and Hummel will provide details of the
company's transformation and its mission to redefine the future of work. Join
us for the conversation already underway on Twitter at #harmonizenow.
The rebranding event will link the company's headquarters in Munich, Germany,
and a social media "command center" in New York City via satellite with
approximately 90 minutes of original programming streamed live to the web.
Following the broadcasts will be a live Tweet chat with Chris Hummel and the
event guests (details below).
The event features guest hosts, Baratunde Thurston, who was recently featured
on the cover of Fast Company and is CEO & co-founder of Cultivated Wit, and
Nicole Dufft, Senior Vice President at Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC).
Other special guests include a panel of global technology and future of work
leaders who will discuss the trends and impacts on the communications and
What: Virtual Event to Introduce New Brand and Vision for Siemens Enterprise
When: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 8:40 – 10:10 a.m. Eastern /14:40 – 16:10 CET
Where: Visit www.siemens-enterprise.com/harmonizenow to download a reminder to
your calendar for this event and for more details.
Who: Siemens Enterprise Communications Executives
Hamid Akhavan, CEO
Chris Hummel, Chief Commercial Officer & President, North America
Baratunde Thurston, CEO & Co-Founder Cultivated Wit
Nicole Dufft, SVP of Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC)
Sheila McGee-Smith, Founder, McGee-Smith Analytics
Ray Wang, Founder, Constellation Research and author of'A Software
Insider's Point of View'
Dan Schawbel, Best-selling author and Partner, Millennial Branding
Jacob Morgan, Principal, Chess Media Group and author of The
The launch agenda will include a hosted Tweet Chat featuring panel
participants, leading unified communications analysts, Siemens' Chris Hummel,
and global UC influencers. Everyone is welcome to participate in this chat by
visitingwww.twubs.com/NW2W, where they will be able to participate directly
in the conversation with @Baratunde, @NicoleDufft, @JacobM, @rwang0,
@DanSchawbel, @McGeeSmith, @Hummel_Chris, and other members of the launch
team. The Tweet Chat will take place between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. EDT.
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About Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a leading global provider of unified
communications (UC) solutions and network infrastructure for enterprises of
all sizes. Leveraging 160 years of experience, we deliver innovation and
quality to the world's most successful companies, backed by a world-class
services portfolio which includes international multi-vendor managed and
Our OpenScape communications solutions provide a seamless and efficient
collaboration experience – on any device – which amplifies collective effort
and dramatically improves business performance.
Together, our global team of UC experts and service professionals set the
standards for a rich communications experience that empowers teams to deliver
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a joint venture of The Gores Group and
Siemens AG, and includes Enterasys Networks, a provider of network
infrastructure and security solutions, creating a complementary and complete
enterprise communications solutions portfolio.
For more information, please visit: www.siemens-enterprise.com or
Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH & Co. KG is a Trademark Licensee of
This release contains forward-looking statements based on beliefs of Siemens
Enterprise Communications' management. The words "anticipate," "believe,"
"estimate," "forecast," "expect," "intend," "plan," "should," and "project"
are used to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the
company's current views with respect to future events and are subject to risks
and uncertainties. Many factors could cause the actual results to be
materially different, including, among others, changes in general economic and
business conditions, changes in currency exchange rates and interest rates,
introduction of competing products, lack of acceptance of new products or
services and changes in business strategy. Actual results may vary materially
from those projected here. Siemens Enterprise Communications does not intend
or assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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