Fresh roasted: Java exec uses Skype to keep his business brewing

Paul Toscano isn’t your typical executive. His business, Joyride Coffee, based in New York City, provides gourmet coffee to offices that have the standard 12-cup brew makers. His team of traveling baristas takes their coffee for in-office tastings so that customers can get the full smell and sensory experience of really good joe.

Now that he is expanding his business to San Francisco, he has turned to Skype when in-person meetings aren’t possible.

Toscano also uses weekly video calls to solve the day-to day challenges that come with operating two locations. Recently, “One executive was working from home, one on vacation, the other two were in the New York office and yet another in the San Francisco office,” he says. All of them were still able to participate in the meeting by hopping onto Skype.

To learn more, head over to the Skype Workspace Blog.

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Suzanne Choney
Microsoft News Center Staff