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Special SIPNOC 2018 Keynote Featuring Jonathan Rosenberg
Special SIPNOC 2018 Keynote Featuring Jonathan Rosenberg, Outgoing Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Collaboration Technology Group, Cisco Systems.
Jonathan Rosenberg was most recently the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Collaboration Technology Group (CTG) at Cisco. In that role, he was responsible for the product and technology strategy for Cisco’s multi-billion dollar collaboration portfolio. He was the principle behind Cisco Spark, Cisco’s new cloud architecture and associated client software and hardware.
Jonathan has dedicated his career to transforming the Telecommunications industry. Prior to rejoining Cisco in early 2013, Jonathan was Skype’s Chief Technology Strategist, where he guided the company’s technology strategy. Before that, he was a Cisco Fellow, focused on IP collaboration. Jonathan is most well known in the industry for his lead authorship of the SIP protocol. He is the 4th most impactful author of Internet standards of all time, and many of his technologies -SIP, STUN, TURN, ICE, SIMPLE – are now the foundations of modern IP telecoms. In his roles over the years Jonathan shipped many of the industry’s first products – first SIP stack, first SIP proxy, first Session Border Controller (SBC), first SIP application server, first Internet Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network, and the second team collaboration tool.
Jonathan received his bachelors and masters from MIT and holds a PhD in electrical engineering from Columbia University. In 2002 he was named one of the most innovative young technologists in the world by Technology Review magazine. He also was named a “Top Supergeek” by CRN and won a Pulver Von Pioneer award for contributions to the VoIP industry. In 2015 he was presented with the Ohio University Strowger Award for transformational innovation in the Telecommunications industry.