Dell Q2 FY10 Earnings Conference Call
Event Occurred on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 4:00PM CT
Dell hosted a conference call discussing its Q2 FY10 results. The call lasted approximately 60 minutes and included a question and answer session.
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This call featured Chairman and CEO Michael S. Dell and Senior VP and CFO Brian T. Gladden.
Michael S. Dell Brian T. Gladden
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