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Mr. Elliot M. Gold

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Phone: (626) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: e***@***.com
TeleSpan Publishing Corporation
50 W. Palm St.
Altadena , California 91001
United States

Company Description: TeleSpan was founded in 1981 as an industry analysis firm covering the field of teleconferencing. TeleSpan publishes annual reports covering trends in the industry...   more

Employment History


  • M.A. , Sociology
    California State University Los Angeles
  • Bachelor of Science , Mathematics
    Michigan State University
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Simplify Technology and Extend Your Reach
The event will be kicked off at 11:30 with lunch and panel discussion onThe Driving Forces of Unified Communication, followed by classes to learn about emerging technology, as well as The MSpace Telepresence Experience and ending with keynote address on Videoconferencing as a way of life - The mass adoption of videoconferencing in the consumer market and how it will affect professional adoption of videoconferencing by speaker Elliot Gold. Throughout the entire event, all of MSpace's quality manufacturers will be showing and demonstrating the newest videoconferencing and audiovisual technology in the industry!
Panel Discussion: During lunch will be a panel on The Driving Forces of Unified Communication with industry experts and technology champions mediated by top industry analyst Elliot Gold, in order for attendees to participate in a Q&A session.
Keynote Speaker Elliot Gold: Elliot will be speaking on Videoconferencing as a way of life - The mass adoption of videoconferencing in the consumer market and how it will affect professional adoption of videoconferencing. Gold, is a highly recognized industry analysis who publishes the widely read teleconferencing newsletter TeleSpan. He has also jointly authored a half-dozen books on the subject of video and teleconferencing. He will be speaking to the videoconferencing industry and supplying information on what you need to know for planning your long term videoconferencing goals. Read Gold's bio below.
Lunch and Panel Discussion Mediated by Elliot Gold: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Classes and Technology Showcase: 1:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker Elliot Gold, Videoconferencing as a way of life - The mass adoption of videoconferencing in the consumer market and how it will affect professional adoption of videoconferencing: 4:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Prize Drawings: 5:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
MSpace is very excited to have Elliot Gold, President of TeleSpan, as the keynote speaker and Panel moderator for MSpace University! As a highly respected and well known industry analyst Elliot will provide MSpace University attendees valuable insight on the videoconferencing industry.
Elliot Gold: President of TeleSpan
Elliot Gold founded TeleSpan in 1981 as a publishing and consulting company in the area of teleconferencing. Since that time, he ElliotGold.jpg has had consulting contracts with over 50 providers of teleconferencing equipment and services, including several investment bankers and venture capitalists. Gold is quoted frequently in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, BusinessWeek, and dozens of other business and trade publications. His clients come from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, and Sweden. His assessment of the teleconferencing market has been published in a half-dozen languages on every continent in the world.
Gold has published TeleSpan, a newsletter on teleconferencing, since 1981 and has jointly authored a half-dozen books on the subject of teleconferencing.
Prior to founding TeleSpan, he was a Member of the Technical Staff of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, where he worked for 15 years in a series of positions in information systems and systems analyst.
Elliot Gold's Website:
The panel will be mediated by top industry analyst Elliot Gold.
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Conferencing News - Conferencing News Blog, 10 Oct 2014 [cached]
Sprint has been rumored to be selling its conferencing unit for some time now, but the rumors have reached a fevered pitch over the last month, with Elliot Gold breaking the story recently in TeleSpan. According to TeleSpan's initial report, West will be acquiring Sprint Conferencing very soon, closing down the Kansas operation, and absorbing all of Sprint 's customers. We contacted Sprint to give them an opportunity to clarify the situation, but at the time (Friday, Feb. 4 at 1:20pm) of this writing no communication has come from them.
What does appear to be the case is that Sprint is in current negotiations with an officially unnamed buyer to sell its conferencing business, in some form or fashion. If Elliot Gold of TeleSpan is right in his new report released today however, Sprint seems to want its cake (cash) and eat it too (keep its customers).
Reputed to be a very profitable business unit with its carrier cost structures, immeasurable inter-company benefits, and mature billing and network infrastructures, Sprint has been one of the price leaders over the last several years. Outside of these carrier cost structures and integrated infrastructure, it is unclear how the unit will perform financially in the hands of another operator. It is hard to imagine that a buyer would pay very much for the business if it doesn 't "own" the customers and control its own brand. And if Elliot Gold from TeleSpan is right that the sale price is as much as $180 million, the buyer would be breaking all the recent M&A valuations if the cash is simply for the right to "outsource" conferencing services and never gain outright ownership of the customers.
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Conferencing News - Conferencing News Blog, 10 Oct 2014 [cached]
Elliot Gold at the Future of Conferencing Workshop
What a great show Telespan put on in Las Vegas. We learned a lot. And we also learned that each morning, Elliot Gold reads Conferencing News before he reads the Wall Street Journal. Hear it for yourself along with a recap of the event. See you next year there!
We're in. ...But we're going to convince Elliot to get this event out of the dreary, depressing Palace Station Hotel & Casino.
TeleSpan- Elliot Gold, President of TeleSpan Publishing Corp., will present data giving an in-depth look at trends and the future of conferencing.
Elliot Gold, President of TeleSpan, will hold a web conference that will cover trends in voice, video, and web conferencing and share TeleSpan's pick of companies that will fail
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