Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Dr. Tony O'Driscoll Joins Our Advisory Board

I would like to welcome my good friend, and mentor, Dr. Tony O’Driscoll to the ProtonMedia advisory board.

LANSDALE, Pa —January 5, 2012 – ProtonMedia, the developer of ProtoSphere, the immersive social learning and collaboration cloud environment, today announced that Dr. Tony O’Driscoll has joined the company’s Executive Advisory Board. O’Driscoll is currently a Professor of the Practice at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business where he teaches and conducts research in the areas of strategy, innovation and technology management, organization learning, services management, and management consulting.

As a member of ProtonMedia’s Executive Advisory Board, O’Driscoll joins executives from Microsoft and Polycom in providing the company’s management team with expertise and counsel on industry partnerships, business development, and overall corporate strategy.

“I have spent much of my career working and researching the areas of organizational learning, knowledge management, change management, business strategy, technology disruption and corporate innovation,” says O’Driscoll. “ProtonMedia is uniquely positioned as a key driver of ROI for these business sectors. Through the marketing and development of its Protosphere immersive social learning and collaboration cloud environment, ProtonMedia has created the need for virtual collaboration technology in the enterprise and I’m looking forward to help shape such a forward-thinking organization.”

O’Driscoll is an accomplished author and has been featured in top publications such as Management Information Sciences Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Performance Improvement Quarterly and the Journal of Product and Innovation Management. O’Driscoll is also the author of “Achieving Desired Business Performance,” a comprehensive study of the application of Human Performance Technology and “Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration,” which examines the impact of the emerging immersive Internet on organizational human capital practices.

“I’ve worked with Dr. O’Driscoll for a number of years and have followed his thought leadership for even longer,” says Ron Burns, CEO of ProtonMedia. “I’m extremely honored to have him sit on our advisory board and bring his innovative thinking to our company. He provides a unique view on the market and the needs of enterprise organizations and will be invaluable to the future success and growth of the company.

ProtonMedia is the developer of ProtoSphere, the market-leading immersive social learning and collaboration SaaS cloud for the enterprise. ProtoSphere’s virtual immersive environment provides an arsenal of business-focused collaboration and communication tools that help companies accelerate decision-making and raise productivity, improving workplace performance overall. The company is a Gartner “Cool Vendor in the High-Performance Workplace” for 2010. Its customers include some of the world’s most respected brands, including AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Merck Inc., BP, Chevron, Duke University, Deloitte, TIAA-CREF, Lockheed Martin, and Boeing. A trial version of ProtoSphere can be downloaded at For more information, visit

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