Dell 2010 Analyst Meeting
Dell executives discussed the company’s strategy and operating agenda along with a financial overview and update on its current initiatives at its 2010 Analyst Meeting in Austin, Texas on Thursday, June 24.
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This meeting featured Chairman and CEO Michael S. Dell, and Senior Vice President and CFO Brian T. Gladden as well as various members of the executive leadership team.
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