He is the founder of ITsysCOM [www.itsyscom.com], experienced communications architect and VoIP specialist. Dan is a double graduate of Politehnica University, Timisoara, with post-graduate specialization in Communication Protocols and Software Development. A frequent and well-known contributor to the Open Source community, most noticeably being the co-founder of CGRateS Project[www.cgrates.org], Dan is a firm believer in merging the very best production-ready software to create high-quality, scalable and cost-effective communications solutions
James Tagg is a serial entrepreneur and award-winning author. He was one of the original inventors of the touchscreen and has founded several companies that specialize in man-machine interfaces and communications. He founded Truphone, the world’s first global mobile network, sending the first SMS over the Internet, making the first mobile phone call over the Internet and developing the eSIM for mobile communications. He holds over 200 patents and his first book, Are the Androids Dreaming Yet? explores the limits of Artificial Intelligence and the differences between humans and computers.
After working with solutions such as Acme Packet, Broadsoft, Cisco, and others, Fred discovered openser and quickly embraced open source software in telecommunication. A large (yes, it’s a fat joke) proponent of FreeSWITCH, Asterisk, and Kamailio, Fred currently provides Kamailio / VoIP consultation services through LOD.com and The Palner Group, Inc. In 2010, Fred and his wife opened a bakery in Florida. When not working on SIP, he’s baking bread.
David is a Geek that has been publicly Speaking and teaching for more than 25 years, from London to Los Angeles, Berlin to Beirut, Kingston to Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai to Melbourne, and Mexico City! He loves communications technology has served as the Worldwide Community Director for the Asterisk® project! David has always been grateful to the Geeks that build the various technologies he speaks about, and he wants to give back – by helping Geeks to Speak! [Asterisk is a registered trademark of Digium – A Sangoma Company]
Chad is an analyst and consultant at cwh.consulting, a product management, marketing, and strategy advisory helping to advance the communications industry. Chad’s recent experience and projects include authoring an extensive report on the applications of Artificial Intelligence in Real Time Communications, managing a new product incubator program, launching a WebRTC startup, product marketing, and product ownership of various IP communications, WebRTC, and CPaaS offers. Chad is a frequent speaker, blogger/editor at webrtcHacks.com and cogint.ai, and event organizer with Kranky Geek and WebRTC Boston.
Jonathan is the co-inventor of SIP and related technologies (ICE, STUN, SIMPLE, SDP), many of which are now the foundation of all modern telecommunications. He shipped many of the industry’s first products – first SIP stack, first SIP proxy, first Session Border Controller (SBC), first SIP application server, first Internet Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network. He is currently CTO and Head of AI for Five9, previously CTO of Cisco’s multi-billion dollar Collaboration business, and was the principle behind Webex Teams (formerly Cisco Spark). Prior to that, Chief Technology Strategist for Skype, Cisco Fellow.
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