July 29, 2014

Nearly 100 Business Technology Experts to Present Latest Innovations and Trends at ITEXPO Las Vegas

The world’s leading experts to share a wide range of knowledge at ITEXPO

Norwalk, CT—July 29, 2014—TMC announced today its lineup of expert speakers that will present at ITEXPO Las Vegas, held August 11-14, 2014, at The Rio in Las Vegas, Nevada. The business technology event will feature exceptional networking, sessions, workshops and exhibitions aimed at showcasing the latest innovations and trends in Web-Based Real-Time Communications (WebRTC), Machine-to-Machine (M2M), smart voice, social CRM, cloud services, mobile VoIP, software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV) and much more.

“ITEXPO speakers will present to companies of all sizes and representing all sectors of the IP communications industry, providing attendees with comprehensive and valuable information about the latest advancements in the business technology industry,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. “We’re thrilled to announce our list of keynotes and speakers for this year’s event, and we’re even more eager to learn from their extensive communications knowledge.”

The ITEXPO agenda will be presented by nearly 100 of the top experts in business technology, and includes the following keynotes and speakers:

  • ITEXPO Keynotes:
    • Allison Smith, CEO, Voice Goddess, The IVR Voice.com
    • Bill Schrier, OCIO, State of Washington
    • David Gustafson, CIO, State of Nevada
    • Garry Foisy, Senior Director of Marketing, Atrion
    • Jay Ferro, CIO, America Cancer Society
    • Karl Dahlin, VP Business Development, iRobot
    • Jamie Siminoff, Founder/CEO, DoorBot & SharkTank Contestant
    • Lance Fried, Senior Vice President of Social & Mobile Applications, Five9
    • Lauralie Lee Ezra, Founder/CEO , Crowd Siren
    • Dr. Lori Temple, Vice Provost for IT, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    • Mark Spencer, Founder & CTO, Digium
    • Michael Troiano, Vice President, Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T Business Solutions
    • Philippe Lindheimer, Vice President, Schmooze Com Inc.
    • Terry Bradwell III, Executive Vice President and CIO, AARP
    • Wei Tang, VP Business Development & Key Account Sales, Yealink
  • ITEXPO Speakers:
    • Alan Percy, Senior Director of Strategic Marketing for North America, AudioCodes
    • Angela Leavitt, Chief Mojo-Making Officer, Mojo Marketing
    • Ari Rabban, CEO, Phone.com
    • Allison Boccamazzo, Managing Content Producer, Content Boost
    • Art Rosenberg, Principal Analyst, The Unified-View
    • Arthur Chang, President and CEO, PanTerra Networks
    • Ashar Baig, Research Director for Cloud, Gigaom Research
    • Barry Derrick, Product Marketing Manager, ADTRAN
    • Billy Chia, Marketing Manager, Digium
    • Blair Pleasant, President & Principal Analyst, COMMfusion LLC
    • Bob La Loggia, CEO, Appointment-Plus
    • Bob Zukis, CEO, Bloomfire
    • Brad Bush, Chief Marketing Officer, Genband
    • Brian Blanchard, Chief Architect/CIO, HyperVize
    • Brian Ferguson, Product Manager, Switchvox, Digium
    • Carlos Aragon, Senior Manager of Solutions Marketing for Unified Communications, Genband
    • Carrie Majewski, Director of Content Marketing,  TMC's Custom Publishing Division
    • Chance Myers, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Telespeak
    • Chandler Vaughn, Sr. Vice President of Product, Cordero Hosting
    • Chris Carabello, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Metaswitch Networks
    • Craig Hinkley, Vice President and General Manager of LogLogic, TIBCO
    • Craig Walker, Founder & CEO, Firespotter Labs
    • Dave McLaughlin, CEO, Vsnap
    • David Byrd, Chief Marketing Officer, ANPI
    • David Janik, Manager of Information Technology-North America, Felician Sisters of NA
    • David Sauerhaft, Director of Product Line Management, Sonus Networks
    • Dean Manzoori, Vice President of Cloud Communications, Masergy
    • Derek Slater, Editor-in-Chief, Enterprise IT and Finance Groups, FierceMarkets
    • Doug Mohney, Editor-in-Chief, HDVoiceNews
    • Elad Hoffman, Authentication Solution Manager, NICE Systems
    • Eric Lebowitz, Digital Content Editor, Content Boost
    • Erik Linask, Group Editorial Director, TMC
    • Eugene Signorini, Vice President, Mobile Insights, Mobiquity, Inc.
    • Frank Stinson, Partner, IntelliCom Analytics
    • Frederic Dickey, VP of Professional Services and Product Management, Sangoma Technologies
    • Galen Gruman, Executive Editor, InfoWorld
    • George Matar, Senior Director Product Marketing, LiveOps
    • Greg Zweig, Director of Solutions Marketing, Genband
    • Henry St. Andre, Trust Office Director, inContact and Group Co-Chair with CSA
    • Howard Brown, CEO, RingDNA
    • Hugh Goldstein, VP, Strategic Alliances, Voxbone
    • Husnain Bajwa, Distinguished Engineer, Aruba Networks
    • Ira Feuerstein, Director-North American Channel Sales, Nextiva
    • James Gilbride, VP of Business Technology, Dental Select
    • Jason Burns, CIO, Hunter Roberts Construction Group
    • Jason Mendenhall, EVP of Cloud, Switch
    • Jeff Dell, Preempt Product Manager, Empirix
    • Jeff Dworkin, Ghostpoint
    • Jeff Rodman, Co-Founder, Fellow, Chief Evangelist, Polycom
    • Jim Machi, Vice President, Product Management, Dialogic Corporation
    • Jim O’Brien, Vice President of Server Engineering, Counterpath
    • John Andrews, CIO, Dysart Unified School District, Arizona
    • John Cash, Senior Manager, Enterprise Accounts, Blackberry
    • John Cray, Vice President of Product Management, Enghouse Interactive
    • Joseph Harsch, Senior Director Business Solutions, Broadsoft
    • Julian Flores, CEO, SMSGate
    • Julie Cullivan, CIO, FireEye
    • Kevin Butler, Director of Product Management, Vertical Communications
    • Kevin Kelleher, CEO, Icon Cloud Solutions
    • Lance Fried, Senior Vice President of Social & Mobile Applications, Five9
    • Larry Lisser, Principal, Embrase
    • Lisa Abbott, Senior Director of Solutions Marketing, Genesys
    • Louis Carr, CIO, Clark County, Nevada
    • Louis Richardson, IBM Storyteller & Enthusiast, Social Smarter Workforce, IBM
    • Mads Lillelund, GM – Wireless Division, ADTRAN
    • Mark Ricca, Partner, IntelliCom Analytics
    • Marlon Williams, Founder and CEO, Fenero
    • Matt Clark, Principal, Valuation Services, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
    • Michael Kropidlowski, Director of Product Marketing, Aspect Software
    • Muthusamy Selvaraj, Director Advanced Services Product Management, Polycom
    • Nicole Hayward, VP, Marketing & Product Management, OnSIP
    • Ouali Benmeziane, CEO, WebCongress, Inc.
    • Phil Edholm, President and Principal, PKE Consulting LLC & UC Strategies.com
    • Peter Bacigalupi, CIO, Workforce Connections
    • Peter Radizeski, President, RAD-INFO, Inc
    • Raj Balasubramanian, STMS, Product Design, IBM Mobile First & Cloud OE
    • Richard McFarland, President and CEO, Voice4Net
    • Richard Scannell, Executive Vice President, RiverMeadow
    • Rick Garcia, National Sales Director, Vitelity
    • Roberto Bruno, Product Line Manager, Genesys
    • Robert Gerner, Enterprise Account Executive, AirWatch
    • Ronald Gruia, Principal Analyst, Frost & Sullivan
    • Scott Navratil, Executive Vice President, Vitelity
    • Sean Murphy, Product Marketing Lead, Speech Analytics, Genesys
    • Simon Bettis, Director of Information & Technology Services, Jefferson Union High School District
    • Shawn Guenther, Director of Product Management, Estech Systems, Inc.
    • Soufiane Houri, VP of Product, Weemo
    • Stephen Flavell, Co-CEO, LoopUp
    • Steve Riley, Office of the CTO, Riverbed
    • Steven Jackson, Vice President of Sales, Bolder Thinking
    • Steven Johnson, President, Ingate Systems
    • Tessa Parmenter, SiteEditor, TechTarget
    • Thomas Howe, CEO, TextGen
    • Tim Cook, CEO, BlueOSS
    • Vishal Brown, Vice President of Professional Services, Yorktel
    • William Olsen, Director, Information Services, Nevada Energy

ITEXPO is supported by Diamond Sponsor Schmooze Com; Platinum Sponsors Content Boost, Interactive Intelligence, NETXUSA, Sansay and 888VoIP; Gold Sponsors ABP Tech, ADTRAN, Broadvoice, Icon Cloud Solutions, NetSapiens, SoTel, Taqua, Vitelity and Yealink.

Registration for ITEXPO 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 ITEXPO should contact TMC's Joe Fabiano at 203.852.6800 ext. 132 or Maureen Gambino at 203.852.6800 ext. 109.

For the latest ITEXPO news, updates and information follow on Twitter at @ITEXPO.

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. TMCnet 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; Currency 2.0; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; FreePBX World; 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.

Media and Analyst Contact:      

Ashley Baster

Connect2 Communications       

(919) 435-9112 



Edited by Maurice Nagle

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