S. KENNETH KANNAPPAN is President, CEO and Director of Plantronics, Inc.
He is responsible for worldwide company operations including its Walker
Equipment, Mobile Communications and Computer Audio Systems Divisions.
Prior to joining Plantronics, Mr. Kannappan was a Senior VP of
Investment Banking at Kidder, Peabody & Co., Inc. He received an MBA
from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA, Magna Cum Laude,
from Yale University. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of Plantronics and
then a profile of the company as it is now?
Mr. Kannappan: Plantronics invented the lightweight headset 40 years ago