October 2-5, 2012 - Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX

Speaker Bios


Bandwidth.com

Sean Rivers

Sean Rivers
Director of Product Technology

Sean Rivers has spent the last 12 years bringing his knowledge of IP Technology and Telephony experience to the Internet industry. During Sean's 6 years at Bandwidth.com, he has helped build retail sales channels, created and launched multiple Bandwidth.com's product bundles and overseen the creation of Phonebooth services. Before his time at Bandwidth.com, Sean was an instrumental part of the Level 3's hosted IP-PBX team, responsible for identifying, training, and launching new Hosted IP-PBX partners. Mr. Rivers has more than 10 years experience building Internet-based Voice solutions for businesses and has lectured all over the country on various industry related technical topics.

Broadvox

Chad Krantz

Chad Krantz
Director of Channel Sales

Chad Krantz, Executive Director of Channel Sales for Broadvox, is a skilled sales and marketing executive with a deep telecommunication industry background. His vast experience with telecom hardware and networks built for the SMB and Enterprise telecommunication marketplace provides him with a keen understanding that benefits his channel partners. With over 15 years in the communications' industry, he understands the unique issues involved with doing business successfully in this marketplace.

Prior to joining Broadvox, Chad held management positions with NewSouth Communications, NuVox Communications, and Carrier Services, Inc. Chad holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Emory & Henry College and a Masters in Business Administration degree from Lenoir Rhyne University. He also holds the SSMP and SSCA SIP certifications.

CompuCom

Sanjeevan Srikrishnan

Sanjeevan Srikrishnan
Architect, CompuCom Systems Inc.

Sanjeevan Srikrishnan has had over 10 years in the industry as a Multi-certified technology professional with niche experience in designing, implementing and managing mission critical enterprise and carrier Data Centers, as well Multi-Traffic Data Networks and IT Systems. As an architect with CompuCom, Sanjeevan manages solution architecture, implementation, strategic mapping, positioning and planning for call center centric telephony projects. Sanjeevan has previously held leadership positions with PointClickCare and ComputerTalk.

FaxCore, Inc.

Max Schroeder

Max Schroeder
Senior Vice President

Mr. Schroeder has over 20 years of experience in the fax messaging, managed services and telecommunications industries. In his current position, Max manages the solutions marketing, product positioning, strategy and planning for the FaxCore portfolio of products. Max Schroeder has been in the fax server industry almost since its conception and has been active in many telecommunications and fax industry associations. He was a founding member and past president of the International Computer Fax Association which was instrumental in promoting the fax server industry and the T.37 and T.38 ITU fax standards. Mr. Schroeder continues supporting the fax server industry as the Task Group Whip for the SIP Forum FoIP Interoperability Task Group. Max is a TMC Contributing Editor and has been a frequent industry speaker at domestic and international conferences including many ITEXPO events.

Ingate Systems

Scott Beer

Scott Beer
Director of Product Support, North America

Scott Beer is Ingate's Director of Product Support. Mr. Beer boasts more than 16 years of technical experience in emerging technologies within communications and computing businesses. Within Ingate, he has worked in the emerging SIP Trunking and SIP Security technologies sector, making SIP deployments easy and secure. Mr. Beer's previously held positions at Objectworld (now Adtran) and Mitel.

Ingate Systems

Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson
President

Steve Johnson is President of Ingate Systems. He has 15 years' senior management experience with Sanders Associates, Telco Systems, and Lockheed Martin. Most recently he served as CEO of Abrena, Inc, a business development consulting firm focused on assistingEuropean and North American firms to expand in the United States. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Transcept Inc, a telecommunications infrastructure company. Mr. Johnson is a member of the Board of Directors for the SIP Forum, an industry organization with members from the leading SIP technology companies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master's in Business Administration from Boston University.

Phone.com

Alon Cohen

Alon Cohen
CTO

Alon Cohen is an entrepreneur, inventor and is widely recognized as one of the creators of the Voice over IP industry. He joins Phone.com after founding and managing a successful series of recent business ventures, including BitWine and RemoteAbility. Cohen was the co-founder of VocalTec Communications (NASDAQ:VOCL), the first company to provide Internet voice technology worldwide, which in 1996 was one of the earliest successful Internet IPOs. As an innovator Alon Cohen holds 4 US patents on different communications technologies, including the "Audio Transceiver" (US Patent 5,825,771) which is the basis for Voice over the Internet (VoIP) technology. The recipient of many awards and accolades for his innovative work including the "VoIP Visionary Award" (2005) from Pulvermedia. Cohen represented the State of Israel in the United Nations negotiations of the ITU Study Group 16 for the development and ratification of global VoIP standards. Alon was also named, by "The Marker", the leading Israeli Business Newspaper, as one of the "100 Most Influential Israelis" in Israel's High Technology history in September 2005. Cohen received an MBA and BSC.EE from Tel Aviv University, both Magna Cum Laude.

Phone.com

Joel Maloff

Joel Maloff
Vice President-Channel Development

Joel Maloff, Vice President – Channel Development for Phone.com and Principal Consultant for Maloff NetResults, was previously SVP - Sales and Marketing for SIP trunking provider BandTel, where he was responsible for all sales activities, products and services, marketing documentation, and communications. In addition, he is currently an Adjunct Faculty Member at Colorado Technical University. He has also served as SVP for GlobalTouch Telecom, CTO for Fusion Telecommunications International, COO of Internet Operations Center, CTO for VASCO Data Security, GM of CAI Wireless Internet, Vice President-Client Services for Advanced Network & Services (ANS), and Executive Director of CICNet (the Big Ten network). Mr. Maloff is author of four books and numerous articles and blogs on Internet, Internet business applications, network security, and international Internet development. He has served as advisor to two US senators and international government officials on Internet-related issues, and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.
 
 

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October 2-5, 2012
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  Featured Speakers
Bandwidth.com, Sean Rivers
Broadvox, Chad Krantz
CompuCom,
Sanjeevan Srikrishnan
FaxCore, Max Schroeder
Grandstream, Jorge Otero
Ingate, Scott Beer
Ingate, Steve Johnson
Phone.com, Alon Cohen