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WebRTC Conference & Expo IV Presents Industry Leaders with the WebRTC Pioneer Awards

TMC, Systemwide Media and PKE Consulting today announced the winners of the 2014 WebRTC Pioneer Awards. The awards were presented at a dinner and ceremony at WebRTC Conference & Expo IV, the largest and longest-running WebRTC conference, at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta, Georgia. Recipients were selected and honored for the visionary contributions to the rapid growth of WebRTC, the browser-to-browser communications technology being used in innovative business applications for improved customer service and collaboration.

“The WebRTC Pioneer Awards recognizes the people that have been driving WebRTC and the webification of communications," said Phil Edholm, event producer of PKE Consulting. “Each of the Pioneers made a unique contribution to the growth and evolution of WebRTC.”

In all, 64 were presented with WebRTC Pioneer Awards. The complete list of winners appears below:

  • Adam Bergkvist, Ericsson
  • Adam Roach, Mozilla
  • Alan Johnston, Avaya
  • Alan Percy, AudioCodes
  • Alex Eleftheriadis, Vidyo
  • Alex Gouaillard, Temasys
  • Alexey Aylarov, Zingaya
  • Anatoli Levine, Avaya
  • Andrew Goldberg, Dialogic
  • Anne Lee, Alcatel-Lucent
  • Arnaud Budkiewicz, Bistri
  • Aymeric Vitte, NAÏS
  • Ben Strong, vLine
  • Ben Weeks, Requestec
  • Bernard Aboba, Microsoft
  • Bill Lewis, Temasys
  • Brad Bush, Genband
  • Brent Kelly, Independent
  • Chris Ball, Flight Car
  • Cullen Jennings, Cisco
  • Dan Burnett, Tropo
  • Dan Ristic, Pubnub
  • David Jodoin, CafeX
  • Dean Bubley, Independent
  • Doug Pelton, PrioLogic
  • Doug Tait, Oracle
  • Dr. Luis Lopez, kurento.org
  • Eric Rescorla, Mozilla
  • Erik Lagerway, HookFlash
  • Feross Aboukhadijeh , web torrent
  • Gary Barnett, Avaya
  • Geoff Hollingworth, Ericsson
  • Glen Gerhard, Sansay
  • Graham Holt, Daitan Group
  • Hadar Weiss, Peer5
  • Harald Alvestranld, Google
  • Ian Small, TokBox
  • Jan Linden, Google
  • JB Placentino, Mozilla
  • Jim Donovan, Oracle
  • Jim Machi, Dialogic
  • Joe Burton, Plantronics
  • John Parr, Acision
  • John Riordan, OnSIP
  • Justin Uberti, Google
  • Karl Stahl, Ingate
  • Kavan Seggie, Addlive
  • Magnus Westerlund, Ericsson
  • Matej Zvan, Browsetel
  • Mohan Palat, Sonus
  • Peter Dunkley, Acision
  • Randell Jesup, Mozilla
  • Ray Adensamer, Radisys
  • Rob Brazier, Twilio
  • Robin Raymond, Hookflash
  • Sam Dutton, Google
  • Serge Lachapelle, Google
  • Shachar Zohar, peer5
  • Steve Sokol, Digium
  • Ted Hardie, Google
  • Thomas Cottereau, Weemo
  • Tim Panton, Westhawk
  • Todd Greene, Pubnub
  • Val Matula, Avaya

WebRTC Conference & Expo brings together experts from all industries, including enterprises, service providers, investors, developers and manufacturers seeking to discover the latest platforms and applications for harnessing the technology. From the Pioneer Awards to the live WebRTC demo event and from the case studies to the networking events, WebRTC Conference & Expo encourages collaboration to ultimately change the way we communicate in real-time. The next WebRTC Conference & Expo will next take place in San Jose, California, on November 18-20, 2014.

Registration for the WebRTC Conference & Expo V in San Jose is open. Contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media registration, contact Ashley Baster. To become a WebRTC Conference & Expo exhibitor or sponsor, contact 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. 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; 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.

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