Keynote Speakers

David Strom

David Strom is one of the leading experts on network and Internet technologies and has written and spoken extensively on topics such as VOIP, convergence, email, cloud computing, network management, Internet applications, wireless and Web services for more than 25 years. He is also the creator of an innovative series of video screencast product reviews of enterprise IT products that can be found on and syndicated to various other Web sites.

He has had several editorial management positions for both print and online properties in the enthusiast, gaming, IT, network, channel, and electronics industries, including the editor-in-chief of Network Computing print, Digital, and Tom's He currently writes for Dice, Techtarget's, and Network World.


John Foley, Jr., interlinkONE

John Foley, Jr. is the founder and CEO of interlinkONE, CEO and CMO of sister company Grow Socially, a frequent technology early adopter, and a business transformation expert. The goal of Mr. Foley’s companies is to help companies of all sizes develop their strategy, execute to generate sales leads, and manage all aspects through the combination of the right software and services.

He has become well-known throughout the industries he serves and on social networks, for his tireless commitment to education. He freely provides valuable knowledge to anyone seeking education, through a prolific amount of magazine articles, white papers, eBooks, presentations, blog posts, and other forms of information distribution. He is the published author of 4 books, including Untethered Marketing: The Role of the Cloud and Mobile Communications. Additionally, John was recently recognized by Forbes Magazine as the 15th Most Influential CMO on Social Media.


Peter Leyden, Reinventors

Peter Leyden is the founder of Reinventors, a new media company that gathers top innovators in video roundtables to work on how to reinvent our world. He’s the CEO running the startup as well as the host of the signature Reinvent America series that looks at how to solve pressing challenges in a wide range of fields.

Leyden is an innovator and entrepreneur who worked for a series of pioneering organizations that tracked the disruption of the digital revolution and helped reinvent the fields of media, business and politics.

He’s also an author and speaker who frequently gives keynote talks about where technology is going and what to expect in the near future at conferences throughout the United States and occasionally Europe and Asia.