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Phil Edholm is the President and Founder of PKE Consulting. PKE consults to end users and vendors in the communications and networking markets. PKE works with our clients to deliver the value of the integration of information and interaction. Whether with Unified Communications or integration of communications and business processes, PKE has the experience and knowledge to transform your organization. Phil Edholm has over 30 years experience in creating innovation and transformation in networking and communications. Prior to founding PKE , he was Vice President of Technology Strategy and Innovation for Avaya. In this role, he was responsible for defining vision and strategic technology and the integration of the Nortel product portfolio into Avaya. He was responsible for portfolio architecture, standards activities, and User Experience. Prior to Avaya, he was CTO/CSO for the Nortel Enterprise business for 9 years. At Nortel, he led the development of VoIP solutions and multimedia communications as well as IP transport technology. His background includes extensive LAN and data communications experience, including 13 years with Silicon Valley start-ups. Phil is recognized as an industry leader and visionary. In 2007, he was recognized by Frost and Sullivan with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Growth, Innovation and Leadership in Telecommunications. Phil is a widely sought speaker and has been in the VoiceCon/Enterprise Connect Great Debate three times. He has been recognized by the IEEE as the originator of “Edholm’s Law of Bandwidth” as published in July 2004 IEEE Spectrum magazine and as one of the “Top 100 Voices of IP Communications by Internet Telephony magazine. Phil was a member of the IEEE 802.3 standards committee, developed the first multi-protocol network interfaces, and was a founder of the Frame Relay Forum. Phil has 13 patents and holds a BSME/EE from Kettering University

Latest Articles

02/22/2018 Expanding WebRTC Beyond Traditional Peer-to-Peer Voice and Video
12/15/2017 Choosing the Right CPaaS Solution for Embedded Communications
12/15/2017 Choosing the Right CPaaS Solution for Embedded Communications
12/14/2017 Will the End of Net Neutrality Impact WebRTC Operation and Adoption?
05/05/2017 What's Happening in Real-Time Web Solutions
03/10/2017 SwitchRTC Announces WebRTC SFU Platform
02/03/2017 The WebRTC Edge is Coming
01/26/2017 CPaaS 2.0 Cloud Embedded Video Solution Announced by Vidyo
01/16/2017 CPaaS 2.0: The New Way for Business Communications Integration
11/02/2016 The Real-Time Web Is Becoming a Reality
10/05/2016 Delivering the Real-Time Web: Real Time Web Solutions China 2016
08/10/2016 Creating a Great User Experience in the Real-Time Web
08/10/2016 Development and Delivery of a Real-Time Web Solution
08/10/2016 Business Goals for the Real-Time Web
08/10/2016 Introducing Real-Time Web Solutions
07/27/2016 Choosing Your Path to the Real-Time Web
06/02/2016 It's a Web World After All
04/14/2016 Vidyo Adds New WebRTC Functionality
04/04/2016 The Web Paradigm - Integrating Communications into Applications
03/08/2016 Will We See the End of the Phone Number? Facebook Messenger is Working on It
02/16/2016 Bit6 Announces Commercial Media Relay Services
01/21/2016 WebRTC - It's Everywhere, and Not Visible at All
01/14/2016 WebRTC and the Real-Time Web - Alive and Well in China
01/13/2016 Facebook Messenger - The Biggest WebRTC App?
12/22/2015 WebRTC - It's Everywhere, and Not Visible at All
12/11/2015 Cisco Successfully Adopts WebRTC
12/08/2015 Apple-Cisco Partnership is a Response to Microsoft's Skype for Business/Lync
11/10/2015 Real Time Web Solutions Conference 2015 Beijing: Day One
11/06/2015 WebRTC Ready to Roar in Asia
10/14/2015 WebRTC - The Key to EASY Productivity...and Adoption
10/12/2015 Real Time Web Solutions China 2015
09/18/2015 Join Us in Beijing in November for Real Time on the Web China 2015
09/17/2015 Lifesize Delivers WebRTC-Based Conferencing on Cloud Video
09/16/2015 Will WebRTC Enable the Collaboration Television?
09/03/2015 Apple-Cisco Partnership is a Response to Microsoft's Skype for Business/Lync
08/19/2015 Digium Delivers Mobile SDKs, Enables Rapid Real-time Development for Mobile Applications
07/29/2015 Bitphone: Enabling Global Calling with WebRTC and Bitcoin
07/22/2015 What Was Hot at WebRTC Expo in Miami
07/13/2015 WebRTC in the Enterprise: Coming Along
05/19/2015 Using WebRTC, Switch Closes $35 Million Funding Round
05/18/2015 WebRTC World Miami Wrap Up and Review
05/07/2015 WebRTC Gateways Enabling WebRTC to SIP/PSTN Integration
04/28/2015 Facebook Changes the WebRTC Game
04/14/2015 How to Solve the Real-Time Traffic QoS Issue
03/17/2015 Sonus Enables WebRTC and SIP/PSTN/IMS Integration
03/04/2015 The WebRTC Ecosystem Report
03/02/2015 Mavenir Acquisition May be Just the Start of WebRTC Driven Acquisitions in 2015
02/12/2015 Can we get 10 Percent of the Internet for WebRTC and Real-time?
01/26/2015 WebRTCv Conference & Expo Update
01/16/2015 Intel Enhances Focus on WebRTC
01/12/2015 A Look Back: WebRTC at CES 2015
01/07/2015 AT&T Announces WebRTC Support
12/05/2014 WebRTC in the Contact Center - Voice4Net Follows Unique Path
12/05/2014 WebRTC in the Contact Center - Voice4 Net Follows Unique Path
12/03/2014 WebRTC World Conference and Expo V Wrap Up
11/05/2014 WebRTC in the Criminal Justice System
11/05/2014 How WebRTC Can Serve the Enterprise
11/05/2014 Exploring the WebRTC Ecosystem
10/30/2014 Microsoft Announces WebRTC 1.1/ORTC Development in Internet Explorer
10/13/2014 Highfive: Almost WebRTC, but H.264 for Today
10/01/2014 Conferencing vs. Representation, Individual vs. Organization in Communications & Collaboration
09/23/2014 WebRTC and Webification: Driving Feedback in the Contact Center
09/19/2014 CallTower Implements WebRTC with Variable Options
09/16/2014 GENBAND Launches Communications as a Platform Kandy with WebRTC Focus
09/10/2014 Plantronics Announces Application Innovation Contest - Great for WebRTC
08/21/2014 ORTC - What Does It Mean to WebRTC and Developers?
07/08/2014 WebRTC Deliveries Really Start
06/17/2014 The WebRTC Market and Ecosystems
06/17/2014 WebRTC Conference & Expo - The Global Best of WebRTC
06/17/2014 An Enterprising View on WebRTC
06/12/2014 Priologic Releases Open Source WebRTC Plugin for Internet Explorer
06/03/2014 The Video Conundrum
06/01/2014 The WebRTC Market and Ecosystems
06/01/2014 WebRTC Conference & Expo - The Global Best of WebRTC
05/21/2014 Decision Point: To IMS or Not
05/12/2014 The Webification of Communications
05/08/2014 Voxbone Offers Easy WebRTC Option
04/29/2014 US Homeland Security Recommends Not Using Internet Explorer
04/16/2014 Video, All the Time
04/08/2014 WebRTC and the PSTN
04/07/2014 Where Are the Real WebRTC Apps?
02/24/2014 An Open WebRTC Letter to Satya Nadella and Microsoft
02/07/2014 Google+ Hangouts Gets A Legacy Gateway
01/29/2014 Asymmetrical Carriers for PSTN
01/28/2014 Genband Smart Office 2.0 WebRTC UC Solution Demonstrates Open User Experience
01/15/2014 The Impact of Net Neutrality Ruling on WebRTC
01/10/2014 Happy New Year! Over 6.2B WebRTC Devices Forecast by 2018
01/09/2014 Asymmetrical Communications with WebRTC
01/09/2014 Devices - A 2013 Review & 2014 Outlook
12/11/2013 WebRTC Maturing Rapidly, Setting the Stage for 2014 Growth
11/21/2013 WebRTC Working Group in IETF Proposes Voting on Mandatory Video Codec
11/01/2013 Will the Rockstar Lawsuits Impact WebRTC?
11/01/2013 Cisco H.264 Open Source: Is this the End or the Beginning of the WebRTC Codec Wars?
10/29/2013 VP8 vs H.264 in Real Deployments
10/29/2013 VP8 vs H.264 in Real Deployments
10/29/2013 A Stealthy Video and WebRTC Acquisition
09/26/2013 WebRTC at Oracle Open World
09/25/2013 Thrupoint Spins Out Collaboration Software Group as CafeX
09/12/2013 There Are Too Many Choices for Video
09/03/2013 Google, Vidyo Team on SVC for VP9 and WebRTC - Is SVC the Right Answer?