Category Archives: Podcast

Podcast 38: Truth in Telecoms, Huzzah for the Czar

Podcast Directory Since I reposted Eric Troutman’s excellent review of The Campaign Registry’s response to Frederick (“Rick”) Joyce’s FCC filing on Thursday, where I linked the work we’ve been doing on the US messaging ecosystem. The repost reached 2.5k impressions overnight, my profile has been viewed over 100 times in 24 hours, and several people … Continue reading Podcast 38: Truth in Telecoms, Huzzah for the Czar

Podcast 37: TADSummit Innovators, Florent Stroppa, CPO Nodle

Podcast Directory I’ve known Florent Stroppa since his time at Voxmobili. I was running a project working with mobile app developers to better serve them in the emerging mobile app dev communities. That’s nearly 2 decades ago! We first met in person at eComm (emerging Communications) in 2009, that’s also where I met Karel Bourgois. … Continue reading Podcast 37: TADSummit Innovators, Florent Stroppa, CPO Nodle

Podcast 36: TADSummit Innovators, Rob Pickering

Podcast Directory Rob Pickering is a Internet and Real Time Communication Software Expert, Innovator, Advisor, Investor. For me, he’s a touchstone on when a technology has moved beyond hype into having meaningful deployable applications. What Rob has to say around chatbots matters to me more than most of the vendors and analysts. Rob reviewed his … Continue reading Podcast 36: TADSummit Innovators, Rob Pickering

Podcast 35: Truth in Telecoms, Good Grief Charlie Brown

Podcast Directory This week provided direct objective evidence that CPaaS is no longer the acronym to use with Wall Street. Twilio’s results exceeded most analysts’ expectations, but the outlook and Segment review sent the stock in decline, see below. Sinch who produced good results maintaining gross margin at 33.5% and revenue growth. Initially went up, … Continue reading Podcast 35: Truth in Telecoms, Good Grief Charlie Brown

Podcast 34: TADSummit Innovators, Pieter Luitjens, PrivateAI

Podcast Directory Pieter Luitjens, is the co-Founder and CTO at Private AI. He took part in the TADSummit panel session, AI and Video applications, here’s the Video of the panel. As I got to understand PrivateAI I realized the importance of what they do, all the conversations recorded across programmable communications are now fed into LLMs … Continue reading Podcast 34: TADSummit Innovators, Pieter Luitjens, PrivateAI

Podcast 33: Truth in Telecoms, Before Bird / After Bird (BB/AB)

Podcast Directory Before Bird was a time when the A2P SMS industry was comfortable in scamming / overchargin enterprises, innovators and consumers. Then came a time AB (After Bird) when Bird shone the light of truth on the dirty tricks being played. Check out Podcast 30: Truth in Telecoms: Flipping the Bird with Robert Vis … Continue reading Podcast 33: Truth in Telecoms, Before Bird / After Bird (BB/AB)

Podcast 32: TADSummit Innovators, Anthony Minessale, SignalWire and FreeSWITCH

Podcast Directory We had ‘CPaaS is done’ from Robert Vis on Podcast 30. And we now have CPast from Anthony on Podcast 32. Anthony also positioned their platform as Programmable Unified Communications, more on that later. If you’re still using CPaaS after both of these leaders in the industry dismissed it, you’re most definitely legacy. … Continue reading Podcast 32: TADSummit Innovators, Anthony Minessale, SignalWire and FreeSWITCH

Podcast 31: TADSummit Innovators, Andriy Zhylenko, WebTrit and PortaOne

Podcast Directory Andriy presented at TADSummit in Paris last year: Intro to WebTrit and Call to Action to join the WebTrit Open Source Community. Andriy Zhylenko, CEO PortaOne and Advisor WebTrit. Video, Slides. This podcast is a chance to catch up and understand more about his other company PortaOne and his plans for the future of both WebTrit … Continue reading Podcast 31: TADSummit Innovators, Andriy Zhylenko, WebTrit and PortaOne

Podcast 30: Truth in Telecoms: Flipping the Bird with Robert Vis

Podcast Directory We were planning on bringing guests on soon, and when Robert Vis joined our conversation on Linkedin about renaming MessageBird to Bird, potentially taking over Twilio, and dropping SMS margins by 90%. Well, the opportunity presented itself. You can see below the impact Robert had on the market yesterday. Thanks to Mark Hay … Continue reading Podcast 30: Truth in Telecoms: Flipping the Bird with Robert Vis

Podcast 29: TADSummit Innovators, Noah Rafalko, TNID

Podcast Directory Firstly, thank you Noah Rafalko of TNID, for creating the video we shared in Podcast 27: Truth in Telecoms, Taking Back Control & Save Grandma – The Fight Against SMS Spam and Robocalls! And for making the time to take part in this episode of TADSummit Innovators. The video is a call to action for everyone to … Continue reading Podcast 29: TADSummit Innovators, Noah Rafalko, TNID