Oleg Agafonov Bio

Oleg is a solution architect with more than 10 years of experience in software development. He held senior engineering roles at Luxoft, Yandex, Parallels, MegaFon and Telestax. During the last 6 years he has been designing distributed systems for various telecommunication companies. Oleg strives to always bring new and modern technologies to the industry. He loves combining technologies designed in the previous decades with latest trends frameworks in order to accelerate the adoption of telecom stacks in the nowadays emerging market environment.


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Rob Pickering Bio

Rob is a bit of a greybeard who fell into communication software when someone paid him to write a TCP/IP stack for a new microprocessor in the 80s. He never managed to escape, founded and recently exited UK VoIP PBX vendor ipcortex. These days he spends most of his time hacking at the intersection of telephony, WebRTC and natural language processing.

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Giovanni Maruzzelli Bio

Heavily engaged with FreeSWITCH (wrote a couple endpoint, and co-authored with Anthony Minessale the 3 most current FreeSWITCH books), Giovanni is a consultant for the Telco industry, designing solutions and training courses for FreeSWITCH, SIP, WebRTC, OpenSIPS and Kamailio. An Internet tech pioneer, in 1996 Giovanni was cofounder of Italia Online, the most popular Italian portal and consumer ISP, and architect of its Internet technologies. After the New Economy galore he was two years in Serbia as Internet and Telecommunication Investment Expert for World Bank – IFC. Since 2005 he’s based in Italy, and serves ICT and Telco companies worldwide

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Lorenzo Miniero Bio

Lorenzo Miniero is the chairman and co-founder of Meetecho, a company providing both consultancy services and communication platforms. He got is degree and Ph.D at the Computer Science Department at the University of Napoli Federico II, where he started working on multimedia conferencing and met the colleagues with whom he co-founded Meetecho as an academic spin-off. He is an active contributor to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standardization activities, especially in the framework of real-time multimedia applications. He is most known as the author of Janus, a general purpose and open source WebRTC server.

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Alberto Gonzalez Trastoy Bio

Alberto is a Senior Software Developer in IoT, VoIP and WebRTC projects and Sales lead at WebRTC.Ventures.
His telecom engineering background and interest in tech have lead him to build many projects for small and big enterprises, projects including: telepresence remote control, live broadcasting games, speech analytics and many others Real Time applications. This interaction with such a variety of products has made him also become a technical voice for WebRTC.Ventures customers.

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Peter Kelly Bio

Has been developing VoIP and carrier platforms with OpenSER, OpenSIPS and FreeSWITCH since 2009 and now runs Sourcevox in the UK, an open source telecommunications consultancy.

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Diego Gosmar Bio

Diego is a Passionate Visionary Innovator with almost 20 years of experience in the ICT and Telco industry. has been driving the XCALLY international expansion, covering now more than 50 countries worldwide all over the continents, managing key partners and hundreds of customers spread from Singapore to Middle East, Europe, South Africa, US, Brazil and more.
Diego have spoken at international events for more than 5 years, covering Open Source Telephony:
https://www.gosmar.eu/
https://astricon2017.sched.com/speaker/diegogosmar

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Alessandro Polidori Bio

Senior Software Engineer, with more than 8 years of experience in web technologies, distributed architectures and agile methodologies. Expert in Node.js and Linux I am involved in design, implementation of code that powers core services, REST APIs, WebSocket communications and client side Web Applications with real-time WebRTC audio and video, applied to VoIP PBX systems. Open source enthusiast (personally and for work) I have taken part on some international conferences, speaking about WebRTC used in audio and video calls at “Astricon 2018” – Orlando and speaking about the Nextcloud NethServer integration at “Nextcloud conf 2018” in Berlin.

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Fikri Firat Bio

Fikri Firat is an engineer in constant need to learn more. With experience as a cashier, a waffle cook, a winemaker, an energy systems designer, and a science teacher, Fikri’s technology-driven notions propelled him into a telephony career. His goal as an engineer is to enable people to learn more freely and seamlessly, while helping them to exchange experiences and ideas with everyone everywhere. At Voxbone, Fikri is the Product Manager for Strategic Projects. His current focus is on artificial intelligence and its integration with life/business processes.

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