Episode 61 – David Smith – Teradici
February 11, 2021

Episode 61 – David Smith – Teradici

Maria Pacella is joined by David Smith, CEP of Teradici.

Subtitle: “A wild ride” – insights from the frontlines of the work-from-home phenomenon.

In this episode Maria Pacella, Managing Partner of Pender Ventures, is joined by David Smith, CEO of Teradici. They discuss the acceleration of the work-from-home movement caused by COVID-19 and how Teradici was well-equipped to support existing and new clients in this digital shift. They also cover Teradici’s engineering Emmy win for their work in media and entertainment, and their recent update to support Mac OS in virtualized environments.   

Key Takeaways

[02:01]Teradici - on the frontlines of the work-from-home movement since their inception 15 years ago and through acceleration from COVID-19.
[05:55]The challenges David saw as companies quickly adapted to working from home due to COVID-19.
[10:02]How people have adapted to remote working after the initial move home.
[12:55]Some of the ways that Teradici helps remote workers, including Remote Desktops.
[20:36]What was holding enterprises back from moving to the public cloud and why COVID-19 successfully accelerated that.
[23:38]Where to from here – how work from home may shift once we are no longer required to stay out of the office.
[37:58]Some Teradici-supported productions to lookout for on Netflix.