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Dan York

Dan York
Director of Conversations, Voxeo Corporation


Dan York is Director of Emerging Communication Technology in the Office of the CTO of Voxeo Corporation focused on analyzing/evaluating emerging technology, participating in industry standards bodies, addressing VoIP security issues and leading Voxeo’s move into “social media” with the deployment of blogs and podcasts.

Since the mid-1980’s Dan has been working with online communication technologies and helping businesses and organizations understand how to use and participate in those new media. Along the way, Dan served on the Board of Directors of Linux International and was the President and co-founder of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI), today the leading global certification program for Linux professionals. He developed “single-source” publishing systems using DocBook XML, assisted in the development of XSLT stylesheets for the Linux Documentation Project and developed several small open source programs as well.

Dan moved into the world of Voice-over-IP (VoIP) in 2001 and is today the Best Practices Chair for the VOIP Security Alliance as well as the producer of Blue Box: The VoIP Security Podcast where since October 2005 each week he and co-host Jonathan Zar discuss VOIP security news and interview people involved in the field.

A dynamic speaker with over 25 years in information technology, Dan routinely presents at conferences, has authored multiple books on Linux and networking and has written numerous articles in print and online. His writing can be found online at Disruptive Telephony , Disruptive Conversations and Voxeo’s weblogs . More information about Dan can also be found on his home site of www.danyork.com


Web Applications
Location: D137 Level: Novice
Dan York (Voxeo Corporation)
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As "mashups" become a key way to access information on the Internet, the question is: how can you add voice into the picture? Given the ubiquity of the phone, how can you make it easy for people to call and interact with your applications? Join this session to learn about how you can use the power of XML, open source, and open standards to add voice to your web applications. Read more.
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