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OCTOBER 4, 2010
L.A.CONVENTION CENTER
LOS ANGELES, CA

 
 

VOICE INTERCONNECT AND PEERING CONFERENCE OCTOBER 5, 2010


Anatoli Levine
Avaya
Director, Product Management, Americas

The Future of Mobile Video

Anatoli Levine is Sr. Director of Product Management - Americas at RADVISION, responsible for management of Technology Business Unit (TBU) product portfolio in the US as well as setting strategy and defining new directions for TBU products in Americas region. Prior to that, Anatoli lead technical team providing engineering services and support for RADVISION Technology products.Since 2006, Anatoli is a President of International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium (IMTC) – an organization facilitating interoperable implementations of multimedia communication technologies based on open standards.Anatoli is frequent speaker at various IP communication industry events and conferences, covering subjects of Video communications, standards and interoperability. He also contributes to the RADVISION and IMTC blogs.

Nathan Richardson
CCP Games
Executive Producer

Mobile, Multiplayer, Multimedia Gaming

Speaker Information Coming Soon

Chris Celeberti
Clever Spoke
CEO

If this phone is so Smart I should be able to talk to it.

Christopher Celiberti is a communications industry leader and entrepreneur shaping strategies, technology, product and standardization of IP communications for wireline, mobile, and cable. Christopher is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of CleverSpoke, Inc., a Mobile Services Application Platform company. Before joining CleverSpoke, Christopher spent the past five years as a Director; Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff for NeuStar, Inc. Prior to NeuStar, he was on the founding team of Tello, Inc. and several other Pulver.com startups as well as an advisor at Open Media Labs and Parlerai. Christopher has also held key technology positions at EDS, Bellcore (Telcordia), Portal Software (Oracle) and other leading technology companies. He is a recognized industry standards participant and speaker.

Jeff Cohn
Deadcellzones.com
CEO

Beyond the App Store: The Opportunity is Bigger than you know

Jeff is the founder of two nationally recognized crowd-sourcing location based mapping services companies DeadCellZones.com and PhotoEnforced.com. Jeff has spent the last 10 as a VC and angel investor focusing on investment opportunities in Southern California. Jeff has worked for the following VC funds and angel groups San Francisco based MHS Capital, Austin based Hunt Ventures and the Tech Coast Angels. DeadCellZones.com is a mashup of wireless cell phone coverage complaints for AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint. The web site is dedicated to identifying areas within the United States and Canada where cellular phone calls are frequently dropped or where cell phone service is not available. It is our mission to become the standard local consumer cell coverage benchmarking service. The web site is ad supported and reports are licensed to to wireless carriers and wireless companies. Our maps have received over 100,000 complaints since the web site was founded in 2001 and is growing everyday.

Joe Mele
Dialogic Corporation
Vice President, Dialogic Media Labs

The Future of Mobile Video

Joe Mele is Vice President at Dialogic Media Labs, a unit of Dialogic Corporation that develops software to power the next generation of IP video applications. Joe joined Dialogic with its acquisition of OpenMediaLabs, where he had been Founder and CEO. Previously, Joe was the Co-Founder and CEO of elemedia, a start-up focused on multimedia software for IP networks. The elemedia team pioneered many of the technologies used today in Voice-over-IP and Video-over-IP networks. elemedia was acquired by Lucent Technologies, where Joe held executive positions including leadership roles for Lucent’s Softswitch program and Lucent’s Network Management Software business.

Patrick Gilbert
Iperia
VP Customer Solutions

If this phone is so Smart I should be able to talk to it.

Speaker Information Coming Soon

Monty Sharma
MassDigi
Director

Mobile, Multiplayer, Multimedia Gaming

Monty Sharma is a director at MassDigi an institute developed to foster a strong bond between academia and the games industry. He leads outreach and the development of innovative programs.

Sharma was formerly a Founder/General Manager of Vivox, a voice chat service provider in the games industry. He oversaw product and marketing for a company that servers over 60 million users around the world. With key relationships with EA, Ubisoft, Sony, Nexon, Big Point and many others, Vivox is the largest games communication provider and the second largest IP voice provider in the world.

Before joining Vivox, Sharma was vice president of business development at Jamcracker, Inc., where he developed partnerships and channel agreements that extended Jamcracker’s market share as a leading provider of IT management platforms. Prior to Jamcracker, Sharma served as vice president Novell Service Provider Network at Novell, Inc. and played a key role in creating an independent business unit and brand that provided software and professional services to carriers, ASPs and Novell’s extensive reseller channel.

Sharma also held management positions at Nova Scotia telecommunications service provider MT&T where he served as chief technology officer of Mpowered PC deploying leading edge DSL and ASP solutions. He began his career working for consulting organizations including BDI Business Development Information, Inc. and Software Experts.

Sharma earned a BA in History from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has held numerous positions on corporate and public boards and is the author of several trade press articles.

Eric Hernaez
netmobo.com
CEO

Show me the App Money!

Eric Hernaez is CEO of Netmobo, a company providing infrastructure-as-a-service solutions to mobile app developers. Eric was a founder of Solegy LLC, where his team built and deployed one of the first commercial IMS (Internet Multimedia Subsytem) implementations. Eric is also an advocate of open source software, and co-founded OpenSBC, a popular open source SIP Session Border Controller. Prior to Solegy, Eric held leadership positions in several innovative telecom and Internet start-ups including telic.net, Linkon Corporation and Sequel Communications.

Bill Volk
Playscreen
CCO

Developing for the Experience: Choices in Device Development

William Volk is the CCO of PlayScreen As CCO, Volk brings over 25 years of leadership experience from the video game industry to PlayScreen. Volk began his career in 1979, on the launch team of the computer game division of Avalon Hill, now a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc.

Volk served as the Vice President of Technology at Activision, Inc. where he was responsible for the development of the first CD-ROM entertainment project, The ManholeTM, and the ‘discovery’ of the product’s talented authors, Rand and Robyn Miller, both of whom would become the creators of the best selling CD- ROM MystTM. Volk created the products that secured Activision’s success, including the highly acclaimed Return to ZorkTM.

At Lightspan, Inc as chief technologist of gaming technology, Volk managed the programming and Q&A groups. Volk created a process that reduced title production lead times from an 18 month cycle to a four month cycle. His team produced more than 110 titles for the Sony Playstation. Volk is the recipient of many industry awards and recognition for this work.

Volk was co-founder and CTO of Save.com where he and his team developed the first bar coded grocery coupons available on the Internet. His understanding of the technology, security and interface issues was critical to Save.com’s successful launch in 1999. Volk founded ZipProof in 2000, a soft proofing and collaborative software firm used by Print Shops from Colorado to Chile.

Prior to co-founding MyNuMo, Volk served as CEO of Bonus Mobile Entertainment and co-designed the social mobile game The Dozens inspired by the Wayans Brothers card game. He also created the ringbone brand Rude Tones.

In 2006 Volk co-founded MyNuMo and served as its CEO. MyNuMo created the first iPhone game (iWhack). PlayScreen, LLC acquired selected assets of MyNuMo, LLC in 2010.

Bill Volk
Playscreen
CCO

Show me the App Money!

William Volk is the CCO of PlayScreen As CCO, Volk brings over 25 years of leadership experience from the video game industry to PlayScreen. Volk began his career in 1979, on the launch team of the computer game division of Avalon Hill, now a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc.

Volk served as the Vice President of Technology at Activision, Inc. where he was responsible for the development of the first CD-ROM entertainment project, The ManholeTM, and the ‘discovery’ of the product’s talented authors, Rand and Robyn Miller, both of whom would become the creators of the best selling CD- ROM MystTM. Volk created the products that secured Activision’s success, including the highly acclaimed Return to ZorkTM.

At Lightspan, Inc as chief technologist of gaming technology, Volk managed the programming and Q&A groups. Volk created a process that reduced title production lead times from an 18 month cycle to a four month cycle. His team produced more than 110 titles for the Sony Playstation. Volk is the recipient of many industry awards and recognition for this work.

Volk was co-founder and CTO of Save.com where he and his team developed the first bar coded grocery coupons available on the Internet. His understanding of the technology, security and interface issues was critical to Save.com’s successful launch in 1999. Volk founded ZipProof in 2000, a soft proofing and collaborative software firm used by Print Shops from Colorado to Chile.

Prior to co-founding MyNuMo, Volk served as CEO of Bonus Mobile Entertainment and co-designed the social mobile game The Dozens inspired by the Wayans Brothers card game. He also created the ringbone brand Rude Tones.

In 2006 Volk co-founded MyNuMo and served as its CEO. MyNuMo created the first iPhone game (iWhack). PlayScreen, LLC acquired selected assets of MyNuMo, LLC in 2010.

Gary Kim (Moderator)
PTC Spectrum Futures
Contributing Editor

Beyond the App Store: The Opportunity is Bigger than you know

Gary Kim has been a communications industry analyst and journalist for more than 25 years. In addition to active industry writing on six content sites, he is working on a couple of wireless development projects related to emerging markets.

He recently was cited by Forbes as a Power Mobile Influencer globally, ranking second in the world among those who cover the mobile business from a strategic perspective.

He recently has been co-chairman the Pacific Telecommunications Council conference and chair of the Mobile Payments Conference.

He graduated from the University of Oregon with degrees in history and management and is a member of Mensa, the international organization for people with IQs in the top two percent.

Ramu Sunkara
Qik
Founder, EVP

The Future of Mobile Video


Michael Zirngibl
Ringio
CoFounder of Ringio and former CEO of Angel.com

Beyond the App Store: The Opportunity is Bigger than you know


Nathan Pierce
Sony Online
Director of Skunkworks

Mobile, Multiplayer, Multimedia Gaming

Speaker Information Coming Soon