Technology >> CEO Interviews >> May 4, 2001

S.kenneth Kannappan – Plantronics Inc (plt)

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