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Spring '24 VON: Evolution

April 10-11 | Silicon Valley

Explore the Future of Communications

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Join the Leading Disruptors in Telecom and Communications today

Our exploration of the intersection of Telecom, AI, 6G, and Blockchain continues at the Hyatt Centric in Mountain View. 

 

One of Jeff Pulver’s takeaways from our 2023 sessions is the need to restore trust in the voice and messaging ecosystems.   These topics will be covered in depth in April.

DeCentralized VON (“DeVON”) has been added to our agenda. We will explore the transformative impact of blockchain on decentralizing and democratizing communication networks. 

 

We will have unique opportunities for in-depth discussions, networking, and collaborative learning with industry pioneers. 

 

We are bringing together the people who helped change the communication industry and made VoIP happen - VocalTec Reunion at VON!

"VON: Evolution ... No Presentations, Just Conversations" 
- Dean Bubley, Fall '23 VON: Evolution

Our Speakers Include ...

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Gary Sorrentino

Global CIO, Zoom

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Paul Walsh

CEO, MetaCert

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Dan Thygesen

SVP & GM Wholesale, Innovation & Partnerships, T-Mobile

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The Honorable Jerry McNerney

Senior Policy Advisor, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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Suruchi Gupta

CEO, GIANT Protocol

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Philippe Kahn

CEO & Co-Founder, Fullpower-AI

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Rob LoCascio

Founder, LivePerson

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Jeremiah Owyang

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Diana James (Bikbaeva)

Attorney, Marashlian & Donahue PLLC

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Raghavan Muthuregunathan

Senior Engineering Leader, LinkedIn

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Deborah Simpier

CEO & Co-Founder, Althea

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Glenn Richards

Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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Miko Matsumura

General Partner, gCC

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David Erickson

Co-Founder, Phound

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Alex Quilici

CEO, YouMail

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Robert Scoble

Founder, Unaligned

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Mark Dando

Co-Founder, ProxyTwin

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Eddie DeCurtis

CEO & Co-Founder, Shush Inc.

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Matt Orcutt

Strategic Partnerships Development, DISH Network

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Bryan Martin

CTO, 8x8

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Thomas McCarthy-Howe

CTO, STROLID, Inc.

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Neil Mandt

Producer/Director/Explorer,
Broken Twig Productions

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Michael Matias

CEO, Clarity

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Jeremy Toeman

Founder, AugX Labs

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Dean Tribble

CEO, Agoric

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David Colleen

CEO, Sapient

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Andy Voss

CEO, Sansay

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Alon Cohen

EVP, Phone.com

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Alexander Haque

Co-Founder, Clerk Chat

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David Frankel

CEO, ZipDX

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Jeff Stalnaker

Co-Founder, First Orion

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Ayush Ranjan

CEO & Co-Founder, Huddle01

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Shamit Bhat

Director of Product 
Management, GMSA

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Ali Bouhouch

Founder, The Good Data Factory

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Andy Abramson

CEO, Comunicano, Inc

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Jeff Pulver

Founder, pulver.com

Spring '24 VON: Evolution Silicon Valley
April 10 - 11, 2024
(as of Feb 25th)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10th
8:30 AM - REGISTRATION 
9:15 AM - Welcome - Jeff Pulver - Founder, pulver.com
- Where it all Began - Alon Cohen - EVP, Phone.com
- AI in Communications - Thomas McCarthy-Howe - CTO, STROLID Inc.

10:00 AM - Restoring Trust in the Voice & Messaging Ecosystems
- Glenn Richards - Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
- David Frankel - CEO, ZipDX
- Jeff Stalnaker - Co-Founder, First Orion
- Alex Quilici - CEO, YouMail
- Dave Erickson - Co-Founder, Phound

10:45 AM - Catching Up With 8x8 (What a Long Strange Trip It's Been) - Bryan Martin - CTO, 8x8 Inc
- Deep Fakes in the Enterprise - Michael Matias - CEO, Clarity
- Enterprise Communications in 2024 - Gary Sorrentino - Global CIO, Zoom
- AI Policy Outlook The Honorable Jerry McNerney - Senior Policy Advisor, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
- Adding Trust to Messaging - Paul Walsh - CEO, MetaCert

12:00 PM - Innovation in Communications - Dan Thygesen - SVP & GM Wholesale, Innovation & Partnerships, T-Mobile
- Silicon Valley AI Update - Jeremiah Owyang

12:30 PM - BREAK FOR LUNCH

2:00 PM -
Legal Developments Impacting AI - Diana James - Attorney, Marashlian & Donahue PLLC

- Scaling Communications - Andy Voss - CEO, Sansay
- What's Next in Messaging - Rob LoCascio - Founder, LivePerson

- Restoring Trust in the Voice & Messaging Ecosystems - Dave Erickson - Co-Founder, Phound

3:15 PM - Exploring the Future - Philippe Kahn - CEO & Co-Founder, Fullpower-AI
 
3:30 PM - 
VocalTech Reunion

4:30 PM - WrapUp - Jeff Pulver

 


THURSDAY, APRIL 11th
8:45 AM - REGISTRATION 

9:25 AM - Welcome Back - Jeff Pulver - Founder, pulver.com
- Using AI for Storytelling in Business - Jeremy Toeman - Founder, AugX Labs
- Using AI for Sharing Business Knowledge - Alexander Haque - Co-Founder, Clerk Chat
- Building Next Generation AI Voice Assistants - David Colleen - CEO, Sapient
- Building Real Life Chatbots: Reflections - Mark Dando - Co-Founder, ProxyTwin

10:45 AM - Applying AI at LinkedIn - Raghavan Muthuregunathan - Senior Engineering Leader, LinkedIn
- Where is the Money? - Miko Matsumura - General Partner, gCC
- Telecom Blockchain Opportunities - Dean Tribble - CEO, Agoric

11:30 AM - DeVON - Decentralizing Data Networks
- Deborah Simpier - CEO & Co-Founder, Althea
- Suruchi Gupta - CEO, GIANT Protocol
- Max Orcutt - Strategic Partnerships Development, DISH Network
- Ayush Ranjan - CEO & Co-Founder, Huddle01

12:30 PM - BREAK FOR LUNCH

2:00 PM -
The State of VR
- Neil Mandt - Producer/Director/Explorer, Broken Twig Productions
- Robert Scoble - Founder, Unaligned

2:30 PM - Exploring Brave New Worlds - Eddie DeCurtis - CEO & Co-Founder, Shush Inc,
- Future of Cloud Communications Services - Jeff Pulver 
- Moderator

3:30 PM - WrapUp - Jeff Pulver
 

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