Vice President UC - Crestron
Ted Colton currently holds the position of Vice President for UC solutions at Crestron Electronics where he and his team bring solutions to market that combine the world of UC and IoT. These solutions allow Crestron partners and customers alike to transform their workplaces in today’s increasing digital world .
Prior to joining Crestron, Ted worked for industry powerhouses Microsoft and Polycom in executive leadership positions. At Polycom Ted served as the Group Vice President responsible for the development of Polycom’s end to end Microsoft Solutions as well as the company’s Global Business development and alliance functions. During this time Ted led efforts to bring the Polycom CX, VVX, Trio, CX500, CX7000, CX8000 to the market. Ted was instrumental in the acquisition and led the integration of the HP Halo Telepresence Business unit.
Prior to Polycom Ted worked at Microsoft within the Unified Communications business group as a Senior Director . While at Microsoft Ted held sales and technical sales leadership on a global basis including the creation of the Voice-TSP role, the launch of Microsoft Roundtable and others. From Greenwich, LCS, OCS, Lync Skype, for Business to Microsoft Teams Ted has occupied a front row seat of our industry for the past 17 years.