Jiri Kuthan – intuitive labs

Jiri is CTO and co-founder at intuitive labs. Before intuitive, Jiri joined Tekelec and later of Oracle by the way of acquisition of iptelorg, another company Jiri co-founded that became known for creating SIP Express Router, now known as kamalio. Jiri’s professional origins reach to research institute Fraunhofer Fokus where he participated in early research on VoIP and security. Jiri has co-authored a book on VoIP security and participated in several IETF working groups relating to NAT traversal.

Dave Horton – drachtio

The creator of drachtio – the open-source software that makes SIP server applications as easy to build as web applications; and jambonz – the open source CPaaS for service providers. I help service providers create and manage real-time communications applications that will differentiate them from their competition.

Joachim Vanheuverzwijn – Banafo

Ex voice engineer.
Co-founder and CTO @ zoiper.
Co-found of Banafo.
Ex Asterisk Guru
Unhealthy interest in distributed ledgers, smart contracts and their telecom applications

 

Deepfake it until you make it: Cloning Allison’s voice

What would you do if you could clone the most popular IVR voice in the world: Allison?
Racist rants! Obscene subtitles! Scam calls! Allison The Voice (TM) would never help you with that!
But would our Text to Speech model of her voice? Also no!
But did we manage to clone Allison’s voice dangerously well to fool her husband? Come to our talk and find out!

Allison Smith – The IVR Voice.com

Allison Smith is an internationally-recognized professional voice talent, specializing in voicing telephone systems. She has voiced platforms for Cisco, Mitel, ShoreTel, Bell Canada, Sprint, Verizon – as well as being the voice of The Asterisk Open Source PBX. Clients include PetSmart, Samsung, NASA, 3M, Pfizer, Toyota, Royal Caribbean, and State Farm, among many others. Her website is www.theivrvoice.com.

Chris Matthieu – GroupRoom, inc.

Chris Matthieu is the founder of GroupRoom (https://grouproom.io), a radically new spatially-aware video communications and collaboration platform. Prior to founding GroupRoom, Chris founded Computes Inc, a decentralized supercomputing platform company, which was acquired by MagicLeap in 2018. While at MagicLeap, Chris was the CTO of their think tank, Imagination Propulsion Laboratories, and ultimately led the Magicverse, MagicLeap’s real world metaverse platform, product team. Prior to founding Computes Inc, Chris founded Octoblu, an enterprise IoT platform company, which was acquired by Citrix as well as Nodester (AppFog), Teleku (Voxeo/Tropo), and Digital Voice Technologies (Ideas & Associates).

Liviu Chircu – OpenSIPS Solutions

Full time VoIP systems engineer and software developer. Open-source enthusiast. Passionate about concise thinking, clean software design and production-ready codebases.

Liviu has been involved with OpenSIPS and the VoIP world for over 9 years. He is a software developer and VoIP consultant for OpenSIPS Solutions. Armed with extensive knowledge regarding SIP protocol quirks, OpenSIPS inner-workings, troubleshooting typical VoIP setups, software packaging and deployment automation, as well as architecting SIP platforms and databases from A-Z, his constant focus is on producing optimal answers to random questions, as quickly as possible.

OpenSIPS 3.3 – Messaging in the IMS and UC ecosystems 

SIP is more than voice and video, it is also instant messaging and presence. Even if traditional SIP services are more voice-focused, Instant Messaging (IM) has gained a lot of traction in the context of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and Unified Communications (UC) in the last years.

OpenSIPS 3.3 introduces several new modules which facilitate the implementation of messaging services in both IMS and UC contexts. Tune in to this presentation for an in-depth view on them, as well as all else new in 3.3!

Kristian Kielhofner – Tovera

Kristian Kielhofner is the creator of AstLinux and Co-Founder of Star2Star Communications. After a decade of reviewing SIP packet captures he decided to move on to the next interesting technology – blockchain! Currently founder and CEO of Tovera, a startup providing solutions to address content fraud in the Web3 ecosystem with solutions like FNFTF.io.

 

The Realities of Blockchain – A Technical Perspective

In this presentation Kristian will highlight some of the highs and lows of blockchain technology and current software implementations.

Aseem Asthana – SignalWire

Aseem is currently the VP of Products at SignalWire. He brings over 15 years of experience developing rapid growth product strategies for Symantec and Barracuda Networks. He grew the flagship email security product line from inception to hundreds of millions in annual revenue.