Robert C. Hagerty
Independent Director and Chairman of the Board
Robert C. Hagerty serves as Independent Director and Chairman of the Board at Poly.
Mr. Hagerty has nearly 40 years of leadership and experience in the communications technology industry including deep domain knowledge and understanding of the unified communications market much of which he developed during his decade long tenure as CEO, President and Chairman of Polycom, Inc., a provider of personal video systems, video and voice collaboration infrastructures and conference phones. Under his leadership, Polycom increased revenue from $37 million to $1.1 billion through organic growth and eleven key acquisitions.
Prior to joining Polycom, Mr. Hagerty served as President of Stylus Assets, Ltd., a developer of software and hardware products for fax, document management and Internet communications. He also held several key management positions with Logitech, Inc., including Operating Committee Member to the Office of the President, and Senior Vice President/General Manager of Logitech's retail division and worldwide operations. In addition, Mr. Hagerty's career includes positions as Vice President, High Performance Products for Conner Peripherals and key management positions at Signal Corporation and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Mr. Hagerty is currently an advisor to several companies including Smart Technology and Eye IO (a private Company). He has sat on several boards of directors in the past including Palm, Modulus Video and as Chairman of the Board of Polycom.
Mr. Hagerty holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a Masters of Arts degree in Management from St. Mary's College of California.