TelePresence Tech is located in Plano, Texas with our manufacturing partner Regal Research in the 225,000 sq. ft building with a dedicated workforce of 200 employees.
Duffie White is responsible for the strategic direction of the company. He leads his design and engineering team in the development of new products. As the inventor of 3D TelePresence in the 1990's, he has a number of granted and pending US and international patents. Duffie graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a fifth year of study on their European Honors Program in 1969 and founded his first multi-media company in 1973. In his career he has been awarded dozens of international awards of excellence and in 2009 was a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in his region.
John Edwards, Director of Technology, is responsible for the technical direction of the company. This includes development of new and optimized hardware engines for video and collaboration solutions and software integration for network and cloud systems. John served as the Technology Buyer for The University of Kansas, and IT data and product management for Bernstein-Rein. During Blockbuster Entertainment’s boom years, John worked as an IT Manager and Database Administrator, growing their technology infrastructure from 6 to 1200 US retail locations.
As Director of Operations, Jonathan is responsible for managing day-to-day operations along with running the shipping/receiving docks, purchasing department, accounts department, and customer service department for TelePresence Tech. Previous to his role at TelePresence Tech, Jonathan served as an Operations/Receiving Manager for Office Depot.