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President, KelCor, Inc.

Dr. Brent Kelly is President of KelCor, Inc. and a Telecommunications Council Member (consultant) at Gerson Lehrman Group. He focuses on the unique intersection of unified communications, social business, cloud services, video and mobility. Dr. Kelly provides strategy and counsel to key clients including chief information officers, chief technology officers, investment analysts, venture capitalists, technology policy executives, sell-side firms and technology buyers.

Prior to being an independent analyst and consultant, Brent served for two years as vice president and principal analyst at Constellation Research and for 10 years as a partner at Wainhouse Research, where he was the primary author of most of the firm's unified communications reports and forecasts. Dr. Kelly is a regular presenter at Enterprise Connect (formerly VoiceCon), the communications industry trade show where his well-respected, tutorials have covered topics such as hosted and managed unified communications services and Microsoft Lync/OCS technical deep dives. He also helped organize the phenomenally successful WebRTC track at Enterprise Connect.

Dr. Kelly has experience as the vice president of marketing for Sorenson Vision, an early innovator in the IP communications space, and he has served as the chief executive in a privately-held manufacturing company. Prior to this, Dr. Kelly was part of the team at Schlumberger that built the devices Intel used to test its Pentium microprocessors. He also led teams developing real-time data acquisition and control systems and adaptive intelligent design systems for use in several Schlumberger Oil Field services companies. His experience includes 4 1/2 years doing research and development in France.

Brent is serving a second term as an elected official (city council) in his community. 

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