Brendan Read is a well-respected business journalist, author and telework advocate. He has been literally walking the walk on telework from home offices he has had in three countries. Brendan has been on the TelCoa Advisory Board since 2005 and presently serves TelCoa as a Policy Advisor. He has covered telework for a wide variety of publications for 10+ years including Customer Interaction Solutions magazine and TMCnet.com and has blogged and written newspaper op-eds on this topic. He has also spoken at industry conferences. Brendan is researching telework encouraging and enabling legislation and regulations. He has been advocating telework as a transportation demand management (TDM) alternative on major transportation projects.