Forgent Networks, Inc. operates as a licensor of intellectual property. It also provides scheduling and asset management software solutions that enable organizations to schedule and manage their office environment. The company’s intellectual property licensing primarily includes a patent licensing program, which licenses its data compression technology. Its software products include Meeting Room Manager, which provides a meeting logistics and room scheduling solution; Visual Asset Manager that enables companies to track and manage their fixed, mobile, and IT assets across the entire organization from any Web browser; and Resource Scheduler, which allows businesses to schedule resources. The company also provides professional services for installation of and training on its software. It markets its products primarily small to medium-sized businesses and departments of enterprise organizations in the United States, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Forgent Networks was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
Forgent Networks Inc.
108 Wild Basin Road
Austin, TX 78746
Web Site: http://www.forgent.com
Chairman & CEO, Richard N. Snyder
Richard Snyder is chairman and CEO (chief executive officer), responsible for driving the strategy and vision of Forgent's future. After serving on the Forgent's Board of Directors for three years, he was appointed chairman in March 2000, interim CEO in April 2001, and chairman and CEO in June 2001. Dick led Forgent through its complete restructuring divestiture of VTEL and focused the company on enterprise meeting automation software and sofware-related professional services. Previously, Dick was a group general manager at Hewlett-Packard for its $3 billion inkjet printer business, where he created the DeskJet brand. Dick also served as senior vice president and general manager at Dell Computer Corporation, where he was responsible for establishing the successful Internet sales model and the operation of Dell's $3.5 billion America's Region. He was also senior vice president of worldwide sales, marketing, service, and support for Compaq Computer Corporation, for which he had a $20 billion P&L responsibility.
Forgent records revenue jump
Friday December 8, 2006