Erik Jost Accepted Into Forbes Technology Council

by | Jun 27, 2024 | Blog, Member News

Forbes Technology Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs and Technology Executives

PLANO, TX – June 26, 2024 – Black Box® a global leader in delivering innovative communication and technology solutions, today announced that Erik Jost, the Vice President of Modern Workplace for Black Box, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class chief information officers, chief technology officers and technology executives.

Jost was selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

Jost leads the development of Black Box’s Modern Workplace practice, which aims to transform how business leaders, managers and employees perform their work and deliver experiences to their customers. In doing so, the practice increases the top line and improves the bottom line for Black Box while driving workplace efficiency for employees. His responsibilities encompass a broad spectrum of services, including Customer Experience (CX) and AI Data Fabric services. Among other things, Jost and his team seek to enhance existing contact center and CX technologies through migration to services that use cutting-edge, cloud-based omnichannel solutions; provide ongoing tailored AI capabilities and automation to fit specific customer needs; drive efficiencies via agentless CX to improve the bottom line; and deploy solutions that enhance both customer and agent experiences.

As a member of the Council, Jost has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected leaders in a private forum. Jost will also have the opportunity to share his expert insights in original articles and contribute to published Expert Panels alongside other experts on

Finally, Jost will benefit from exclusive access to membership-branded marketing collateral, high-touch support from the Forbes Councils member concierge team and complimentary membership in EXEC — the luxury hotel, travel, lifestyle and business benefits program.

“I’m honored to have been accepted into Forbes Technology Council,” Jost said. “I look forward to connecting with other technology leaders to gain insights and also share my own solutions to dynamic, real-time technology challenges.”

About Forbes Councils

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About Black Box

Black Box® is a trusted IT solutions provider delivering cutting-edge technology solutions and world-class consulting services to businesses across the globe. The breadth of our global reach, continuous innovation and depth of our expertise accelerate customer success by bringing people, ideas and technology together to solve real-world business problems. Our IT infrastructure solutions, services and products enable secure, flawless connectivity and meaningful collaboration for businesses in every major market across six continents.

To learn more, visit the Black Box website at Follow the company on LinkedIn @Black Box.

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