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April 29, 2014

WebRTC Conference & Expo IV Fills Agenda with Expert Speakers

June event features impressive speaker lineup from leading WebRTC companies

Norwalk, Conn.—April 29, 2014— TMC, Systemwide Media and PKE Consulting announced today the list of speakers for the upcoming WebRTC Conference & Expo IV, taking place June 17-19, 2014, at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta, Georgia. The event’s agenda offers insight on the latest Web-Based Real-Time Communications (WebRTC) platforms, applications, implementation strategies and new technologies.

“This event is an opportunity for the industry to come together to learn more about the business impact of WebRTC and the new standards, products and tools that will help businesses successfully launch their own initiatives,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. “We have an incredible lineup of speakers ready to share their insight, stories and expertise in this market, and we look forward to meeting them, and our attendees, in June.”

The WebRTC Conference & Expo IV agenda consists of a variety of panels and sessions on deployment scenarios, business applications, mobility, security and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear exciting keynotes from the following industry experts:

  • Serge Lachapelle, Google – Lachapelle is WebRTC product manager for Google Chrome.
  • Gary Barnett, Avaya – Barnett is senior vice president and general manager of collaboration for Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions. In his current role, Barnett has responsibility for Avaya's Collaboration Platforms, Contact Center, Unified Communications applications, Video and Cloud portfolios.
  • Andrew Goldberg, Dialogic – Goldberg is the senior vice president of marketing and strategy for Dialogic, responsible for global marketing, investor relations, corporate development, M&A and partnerships/alliances.
  • Bill Lewis, Temasys – Lewis serves as managing director at Temasys. He is a leader in video conferencing, visual communications and WebRTC.
  • Ian Small, Tokbox – Small is chief executive officer at TokBox, a Telefónica digital company and providers of the leading WebRTC video chat platform, OpenTok. He gets front row seats to watch and help partners create immersive and engaging face-to-face experiences with video.
  • Brad Bush, GENBAND – Bush is EVP and chief marketing officer of GENBAND. He has held a number of positions within GENBAND, including serving as chief information officer and chief integration officer, SVP of sales operations, and most recently chief-of-staff running the office of the CEO.
  • Alex Eleftheriadis, Vidyo – Eleftheriadis is chief scientist and co-founder at Vidyo. He drives the technical vision and direction for company and also represents the company on standardization committees and technical advisory boards. He is an award-winning researcher, bringing over 23 years of research experience in video compression and communications to his role at Vidyo.
  • Ben Weekes, Requestec – Weekes is CTO and co-founder of Requestec. He has been responsible for video products at Requestec since 2007 and been instrumental in the development of Requestec’s flagship product, the Saypage Communications and Collaboration Platform.

The full WebRTC Conference & Expo IV agenda also includes the following sessions and speakers:


  • Business Intro to WebRTC - Extended Session: Phil Edholm, President and Principal for PKE Consulting LLC & UC Strategies.com; and Brent Kelly, Vice President and Principal Analyst for, Constellation Research
  • WebRTC Eco-System : Tsahi Levent-Levi, Director, Product Management at Amdocs for Amdocs/BlogGeek.me and Badri Rajasekar, TokBox
  • WebRTC Economics for an Application: Brent Kelly (Moderator), Vice President and Principal Analyst for Constellation Research; and Val Matula, Senior Director, Multimedia Technologies for Avaya
  • WebRTC Standards and Regulatory Update for Business: Martha Buyer, Principal for Law Offices of Martha Buyer; and Tim Panton, Director for Westhawk Ltd
  • The Global View: David Alozie, Retail Geek for Etisalat Nigeria; Brent Kelly (Moderator), Vice President and Principal Analyst for Constellation Research; and Bill Lewis, Managing Director for Temasys Pte Ltd






WebRTC Conference & Expo IV is supported by Diamond Sponsors Avaya, Google, Temasys, TokBox and Twilio; Platinum Sponsors Browsetel, Dialogic, GENBAND, Priologic, Requestec, Sansay and Vidyo; Gold Sponsors AudioCodes, Bistri, Content Boost, Daitan Group, Eyeball Networks, Frozen Mountain, Huawei, Imagination, Ingate, OnSIP and Weemo; and Silver Sponsors APEX, Digium, Mera Software Services, Inc., OpenClove, TollFreeClicks and TollFreeRewards.

Registration for WebRTC Conference & Expo IV is now open, contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for WebRTC should contact TMC's Dave Rodriguez at 203-852-6800 x146.

For the latest WebRTC Conference & Expo IV news, updates and information, follow on Twitter at @webrtcexpo.  

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. Webrtcworld is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

About PKE Consulting
PKE Consulting provides strategic consulting at the intersection of computing, networking, and communications.  The company's primary focus is on how the integration of information and interaction can create value transformation for organizations.  PKE Consulting services include organization planning for how to best utilize technologies for transformation.  PKE Consulting also works to assure that the underlying network infrastructure is capable of supporting the new services.  PKE Consulting provides services both to end user organizations and to vendors.

About Systemwide Media
Systemwide Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars, and newsletters and provide community websites with the latest information in our industries.

Media and Analyst Contact:       

Ashley Baster 
Connect2 Communications          
(919) 435-9112  
[email protected] 

Edited by Stefania Viscusi
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