After some discussion here at the Packnet offices, we have curated a list of 10 must-follow Twitter accounts in the world of VoIP. Our choices include Authors, Journalists, Bloggers, Programmers, Company Directors and thought leaders in the Asterisk and WebRTC sectors.
1. Billy Chia
Billy Chia is a Technical Product Marketer at Digium and a regular writer on the Digium blog.
2. David Duffett
Working with the Worldwide Asterisk Community for Digium, David is a qualified trainer and public speaker as well as an Asterisk Enthusiast who is a regular speaker at the annual Astricon event. David has also featured in a number of published articles such as Asterisk 1.4: The Professional’s Guide and consistently blogs for the Digium website.
3. James Body
With degrees in Electronic Engineering and Design of Information systems, along with 20 years British Army experience, James Body became a pioneer of UK based VoIP and a founding member of the UK Internet Telephony Providers Association. James is now Research Director at Truphone.
4. Jeff Pulver
Many of you will know the name Jeff Pulver. He helped shape the future of VoIP’s market acceptance and is now an Entrepreneur and Chairman of the much talked about business communication and collaboration app; Zula.
5. Leif Madsen
Leif Madsen is a Unified Communications Systems Engineer and the co-author of 2 Asterisk publications – Asterisk: The Future of Telephony and Asterisk: The Definitive Guide.
6. Olle E. Johansson
An open unified communication and open source telephony consultant, Olle has over 25 years of experience with TCP and IP networks and is a popular speaker among the VoIP community, recently making a Keynote speech at Astricon 10
7. Phil Edholm
Phil Edholm is the Founder and President of PKE Consulting and is one of the major advocates for the emerging technology of WebRTC, attending and speaking at events on the subject.
8. Tom Keating
CTO of TMC and Executive Technology Editor for TMC Labs, Tom Keating is a well known VoIP blogger and reviewer with over 10 years of experience in the call center industry. He helped to launch the VoIP industry’s first magazine and also wrote the first VoIP product review.
9. Ward Mundy
Ward Mundy runs a popular technology blog with a strong focus on Asterisk, VoIP and PBX. He recently wrote a great piece on Astricon 10 where he commented on the main topics of the event, in particular – Asterisk 12 and WebRTC.
10. Last but not least, Packnet Ltd
Packnet Ltd was founded in 2003 with the aim of delivering bespoke open source software solutions to the telecommunications sector. Over the past 10 years, we have developed a VoIP network, and cloud-based VoIP Management platform, which allows VoIP Resellers and direct customers to manage all of their telecommunications needs.