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Vern Poyner ('81) CEO of Ztango speaks to COB 300 class

Vern Poyner ('81) spoke to COB 300 students regarding the telecom market. It was a message not often heard these days: success and growth in the telecom industry. Poyner described how his company, Ztango ( is making it today despite the difficult telecom market. Ztango's Mobile Image platform and its associated features are now available to more than 29 wireless network operators around the world serving more than 95 million wireless subscribers. Among many war stories, Poyner, a 17-year veteran of EDS, stressed the basics to students immersed in writing their first business plans.