While the Editorial Team of WebRTC Conference finalizes the schedule of keynote presenters for WebRTC Atlanta 2013, please review the list of speeches from the most recent event in San Francisco. Please check back frequently for updates.
Chief Technology Officer
Wednesday, 11.28.2012 | 8:45-9:15am
Joe Burton serves as Chief Technology Officer, responsible for setting and driving Plantronics' technology direction and leading the company's global engineering teams and programs.
Prior to joining Plantronics, Mr. Burton has held several key executive, engineering leadership and architecture-level positions at Polycom, Cisco, and Active Voice. During Burton's 10 year career with Cisco, he served as Cisco's Chief Technology Officer for Unified Communications, encompassing call management, IP phones, contact center, conferencing, unified messaging, unified communications applications, and advanced technologies and products.
Mr. Burton was most recently EVP, CTO, Chief Strategy Officer, and General Manager for Service Provider at Polycom where he led Polycom's long-term strategic agenda and next-generation focus areas.
He is the author of several communications patents and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Reynolds College in New York.
Chief Innovation Officer
Wednesday, 11.28.2012 | 9:15-9:45am
David Jodoin is Chief Innovation Officer at Thrupoint. He leads the CafeX Innovation labs team and is responsible for identifying and creating innovative ideas, and then transforming them into real world business solutions.
Jodoin has been working as an executive in high tech for over two decades delivering solutions for the Global 2000 marketplace that drive business benefits across enterprise applications and telecommunication solutions.
David began his career in engineering and maintains his technology acumen by continuing to drive strategic solutions that are technically advanced in the industry. Throughout his career, David has specialized in service management solutions for targeting large scale, highly distributed workforces. His areas of expertise span field service and logistics, contact center applications, and sales force automation in smartphone development, tablet based computing, and telecommunications solutions for the large scale enterprise.
David has a special interest in empowering the nomadic workforce, and lives by his creed; “As engineers, it is our job to make our life more difficult in order to make the end-user’s life easier.”
Chief Innovation Officer
Wednesday, 11.28.2012 | 12:30-2:00pm
Todd Simpson is the Chief of Innovation at Mozilla, the developers of the Firefox Web browser, where he is working with the Mozilla community to keep the Web open and accessible. Todd loves building products and businesses around leading edge technologies. He has founded, built, and run numerous companies. Call Genie went public in Canada, Worldplay Networks continues to push the boundaries of video, EZone Networks was sold to Clubcom, and Jasomi was sold to Ditech Networks, a Nasdaq company that Todd ended up running. Todd also led research and development efforts at QSound Labs and Zi Corporation. Todd lives hockey, loves the outdoors, and is enjoying life in Silicon Valley. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and has authored numerous patents and papers.
Director of Product Management
Thursday, 11.29.2012 | 8:30-9:20am
Hugh Finnan has been working on online commerce and user experiences with video and multimedia technologies for nearly a decade. As a Product Director at Google, he is currently leads the strategic direction for overall Chrome Media offerings and services including audio and video within the web platform. Prior to Google, Hugh lead multiple launches of Kindle and its key features at Amazon.com. Before Amazon, he worked at Microsoft for 10 years developing the multiplayer infrastructure for PC games as well as various enterprise office products.
Head of Ericsson Research Silicon Valley
Thursday, 11.29.2012 | 12:15-1:45pm
Martin Körling currently serves as Head of Ericsson Research Silicon Valley, based in San Jose.
He joined Ericsson in 1997 and has held several manager positions where he is focused on driving the buildup of software and services innovation activities within Ericsson. For example, Körling led the creation of labs.ericsson.com, a successful platform for showing Ericsson technology leadership, and leading concept development in the areas of Internet-of-things, Network APIs and Web-TV.
Körling holds an MSc and a PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.