25th of April 2017 - No.1, America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB


Kristine Olson-Chapman

TalkTalk Business

Managing Director

Prior to moving to this role, Kristine acted as TalkTalk’s General Manager and has now been with TalkTalk for over six years. Previously, Kristine has held senior positions at Unilever and American Express. Kristine also serves on the board of the UK National Parks Partnership, and has in the past been a board member for Internet Matters, an independent organisation for parents who want to keep their kids safe online.

 Matthew Townend

Cavell Group

Research & Consulting Director

Matt is a respected analyst and is an author of regular research, a judge on key industry awards and a regular guest speaker on the area of VoIP. He has been active in the VoIP space for the last 12 years, working on major consultancy and research projects in the Middle East and Europe.

 David Dungay

Comms Business

Content Manager

David is Deputy Editor of Comms Business Magazine and has been instrumental in developing content for our publications and live events for a number of years. He brings a great amount of experience and enthusiasm and has excellent insight into what is going on ‘out there’.

 Steve Harris



Steve is a co-founder of SIPHON Networks Ltd and focuses on the overall strategy and direction of the company. Prior to setting up SIPHON, Steve held various Regional VP EMEA roles at VC funded technology companies such as NexTone (acquired by Genband) and Covergence (acquired by Acme Packet).


Rob Pickering

IP Cortex

CEO & Founder

A keen innovator and a champion of open standards, Rob is passionate about using emerging technologies like WebRTC to change the way we work. 
Previously, he has held a variety of technical roles and fondly remembers the days when he was a proper engineer and wrote a TCP/IP protocol stack from scratch for a microprocessor vendor.

Dominic Black

Cavell Group

Senior Analyst

 Dominic has been Cavell's UK market analyst for the last 3 years focusing on the Hosted VoIP and SIP Trunking markets. He is also involved with the consultancy side of the business where he is heavily involved with all aspects of project delivery.