TMCnet Feature
September 01, 2011

Cisco's Ian Pennell to Deliver An Opening Keynote Address at ITEXPO West in Austin

Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Small Business Technology Group to Kick-Off ‘The Communications and Technology Conference’

Norwalk, CT – September 1, 2011 – TMC (News - Alert) today announced that Ian Pennell, Cisco’s Senior Vice President, Small Business Technology Group, will deliver a Grand Opening Keynote Address at their ITEXPO West 2011 conference and trade show in Austin, Texas.

ITEXPO (News - Alert) takes place September 13-15 at the Austin Convention Center. Pennell’s address is scheduled for Tuesday, September 13 at 9:15AM.

As Senior Vice President of Cisco's Small Business Technology Group, Pennell is responsible for growth in the small business market segment by coordinating a multi-tiered product roadmap and go-to-market strategy across Cisco. This group is instrumental in establishing Cisco as the trusted IT and communications provider to value-added resellers and service providers who serve small businesses. Pennell manages collaboration and innovation across Cisco to deliver new business models, technologies, and products geared for small businesses and the partners that serve them.

Pennell also serves as the leader of Cisco’s Small Business Board, whose charter is to develop and lead Cisco’s strategy to capture and create profitable growth opportunities within the small business marketplace.

“Cisco continues to innovate and develop new solutions in the mold of a startup, not one of the most established, successful companies in tech and telecom,” said Rich Tehrani (News - Alert), CEO and conference chairman for TMC. “As they continue to roll out products and services for the world’s largest enterprises, they are also taking a leading position in the SMB market. I am certain that if you are involved in selecting communications technology for your company, you will gain insight at ITEXPO from what Cisco’s Ian Pennell that will make that task an easier one.”

Registration for ITEXPO Austin is now open. Admission to Pennell’s address is included with any ITEXPO registration plan.

ITEXPO sponsorship and advertising opportunities are also available—contact TMC’s Joe Fabiano at 203-852-6800 x132 for more information. Members of the media can reserve press credentials by contacting Todd Keefe at For Immediate Release PR.

About TMC:
TMC is a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, NGM (premiering in September) and InfoTECH Spotlight magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event., which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries.  In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: 4G Wireless Evolution; Smart Grid Summit; M2M Evolution; Cloud Communications Expo; SIP Tutorial; VIPeering; Business Video Expo; Regulatory 2.0 Workshop, HTML5 Summit—A DevCon5 Event; CVx; Asterisk (News - Alert) World; StartupCamp; MSPAlliance MSPWorld and more.  Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.

ITEXPO Release Contact:
For Immediate Release 
Todd Keefe (News - Alert) x101

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Edited by Jennifer Russell
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