About Carl Polson
Technology & Business Inovator
Carl Polson is a leader in technology and business, with more than 20 years of experience through a variety of industries/sectors including agriculture, broadcast, education, entertainment, healthcare, marketing, non-profits, start-ups, and technology.
Currently, Carl is a Demo Engineer at Poly (formally Polycom and Plantronics). He helps develop and customizes video conferencing and unified communication solutions for Poly customers. He assists in global video communications throughout Poly Executive Experience Center and Demo Centers. He helps customer leverage Poly equipment with Microsoft’s Skype for Business & Teams as well as Zoom, BlueJeans, GoToMeeting, Cisco WebEx, Amazon Chime, Google Hangouts and other collaboration providers.
Carl is passionate about education and is a recent graduate of a Master of Science in Management and Leadership (MSML), he also received both his Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A) with an emphasis in Information Technology Management and a Bachelors of Science in Business Management from Western Governors University.
Carl has been involved in the ownership of multiple businesses, including a DJ & Event Production company, an Online News website, a Cloud-Based Member Management Application, a live-action sports app, and full-service marketing, advertising, and a website design firm. Carl has also been hired for public speaking and master of ceremonies for a variety of events and presentations.
In addition, Carl strongly believes in volunteering and has held multiple volunteer roles, currently, Carl serves on the board of directors for KORE Community Radio is Secretary for Wenatchee Confluence Rotary and a Classroom Volunteer for Wenatchee School District. Carl has previously served on the board of directors for Lake Chelan Yacht Club and was Commodore of the Yacht Club in 2017. He also served multiple volunteer roles for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and was Event Chair/Lead from 2014 to 2016.
In his free time, Carl enjoys being outdoors doing activities like skiing, boating, camping, biking, and hiking. Carl is an avid reader and enjoys reading a variety of books. He also enjoys traveling and spending time with his 9-year-old daughter, Kendall.
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Personal Mission Statement: To continue my personal quest to learn, grow, and inspire others every day.
M.S. Management & Leadership
Completed Masters in Science in Management and Leadership from Western Governors University.
M.B.A. - IT Management
Completed Masters in Business Administration in Information Technology from Western Governors University.
Started as Network Administrator at Polycom
Lake Chelan Yacht Club - Commodore
Oversaw the operations of Lake Chelan Yacht Club.
B.S. - Business Administration
Completed Bachelors of Science in Business Administration at Western Governors University.
Event Chair - Relay for Life
Event chair for Chelan/Douglas Relay for Life. Helped improve fundraising and increase awareness.