Chad Phillips – Apartment Lines

Chad has been involved in the FreeSWITCH community since 2008, with heavy emphasis in Verto/WebRTC integration, and advanced call workflows via Lua scripting. He’s contributed heavily to open source projects over the years, and is an advocate for the power of sharing technology in community.

Flavio Goncalves –

Flavio considers himself a geek, entrepreneur and surfer, not necessarily in this order. With surf he learned a lesson, practice does not always lead to perfection!

He has 30 years of experience in IT and 20 in Real Time Communications. He’s the author of the books, Asterisk Configuration Guide and Building Telephony Systems with OpenSIPS.

He founded several companies related to Voice over IP, VOffice a systems integrator, SipPulse a Softswitch Dev house, and WeHostVoIP, an easy to use PaaS company.

Tim Panton – gmbh

Tim has written a cleanroom webRTC implementation for small IoT cameras and contributes to the WebRTC standards efforts at the IETF and W3C. He had one patch accepted in freeswitch, which Anthm completely rewrote so it worked.

Sandro Gauci – Enable Security GmbH

Sandro Gauci leads operations and research at Enable Security. To the real-time communications community he is known as the original developer of SIPVicious OSS, the SIP security toolset. At Enable Security, he helps develop offensive security tools in the RTC space and provides security consultancy, training and penetration testing services.

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.

Allison Smith – The IVR

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

Chris Matthieu – GroupRoom, inc.

Chris Matthieu is the founder of GroupRoom (, 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).