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WebRTC Summit Names Industry Leaders Conference Chair and Tech Chair

Roger Strukhoff Named WebRTC Summit Conference Chair and Chris Matthieu WebRTC Summit Tech Chair

WebRTC Summit has announced today that Roger Strukhoff has been named conference chair of WebRTC Summit 2014 and Chris Matthieu has been named tech chair of WebRTC Summit 2014.

The 2nd WebRTC Summit will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York, NY, and the 3rd WebRTC Summit will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

Chris Matthieu, WebRTC Summit Tech Chair, and Roger Strukhoff, WebRTC Summit Conference Chair

"Our first WebRTC Summit in Silicon Valley was a great success," said Roger Strukhoff. "Now we're holding it in New York, to show the world's greatest city one of the world's greatest, emerging open source technologies. WebRTC is the future of browser-to-browser communications and all this implies."

Roger Strukhoff is Executive Director of the Tau Institute (@TauDir), focused on global ICT research, including the growth of cloud computing. Offices are located in Illinois and Metro Manila, Philippines. He writes for Cloud Computing Journal and Computerworld Philippines. He holds a BA cum laude from Knox College; Certificate in Technical Writing from the University of California, Berkeley; and conducted MBA studies at California State University East Bay (CSUEB) in 2004-06. He served for many years as Director of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary International Affairs Directorate.

"WebRTC is bringing a fundamental change - and cool apps - to video chat and conferencing as well as peer-to-peer communications for enhancing gaming, privacy, distributed computing," said Chris Matthieu. "Join my fellow developers and me at the WebRTC Summit in New York, June 10-12!

Chris Matthieu has two decades of telecom and web experience. He launched his Teleku cloud communications-as-a-service platform at eComm in 2010, which was acquired by Voxeo. Next he built an open source Node.JS PaaS called Nodester, which was acquired by AppFog. His new startup is Twelephone (http://twelephone.com). Leveraging HTML5 and WebRTC, Twelephone's BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) is to become the next generation telecom company running in the Web browser.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
2nd WebRTC Summit, June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 3rd WebRTC Summit, Nov. 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading WebRTC industry players in the world.

Sponsorship Opportunities
for WebRTC Summit
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Early Bird Registration Options
for 2nd WebRTC Summit
WebRTC Summit delegates can pre-register for 2nd WebRTC Summit with $500+ savings here.

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