David Bryan is widely recognized as a leader in bringing innovative new products to market that change how people communicate. In 2001 as co-founder and CTO at Jasomi Networks, Dr. Bryan envisioned -- and led the team launching -- the first SIP-to-SIP gateway, turning Jasomi into a rare early success in the Session Border Controller market. After leaving Jasomi, he recognized that Peer-to-Peer and cloud technology would revolutionize communications, and his insights led to his introducing the concept of P2PSIP in December of 2003. He founded, and as CEO led, SIPeerior Technologies, the first company to bring P2PSIP to the market. Today he serves as an Internet Communications Strategist at Cogent Force, LLC. Throughout his career, Dr. Bryan has demonstrated an ability to recognize market opportunities and bring together the strong team, unique technologies, and management skills needed to address them.
Today, David's interest is in monetizing the opportunities created when ubiquitous, connected consumer devices, social networking, and web technology combine with P2P and cloud technology to revolutionize how, why, and with whom we communicate.
Dr. Bryan has founded or co-founded two companies. He was the founder and CEO of SIPeerior Technologies, the first company to bring Peer-to-Peer SIP technology to the market. Prior to founding SIPeerior, he co-founded Jasomi Networks, one of the first session border controller (SBC) companies. Jasomi was acquired by Ditech Networks (NASDAQ:DITC) in the Summer of 2005. Prior to his entrepreneurial ventures, he served as a Senior Team Leader at Vovida Networks (later acquired by Cisco Systems, NASDAQ:CSCO), and as Software Beam Applications Team Leader at The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. In addition to extensive speaking engagements in academia and industry, he has taught dozens of courses at the college level, as well as corporate training sessions, and has authored numerous industry and academic publications. He presently serves as an Internet Communications Strategist with Cogent Force, LLC.
David serves as an advisory board member for the Technology Business Center at the College of William and Mary, as well as participating in the Center's CEO Forum. The TBC serves as a liaison between William and Mary and the Broader Business Community. He is a member of the Client Selection Committee for the James City County Business and Technology Incubator. He currently chairs the IETF working group on Peer-to-Peer SIP. He is a former chair of the Network Boundary Working Group at the International Softswitch Consortium, and served on the Marketing Board of SIPFoundry. He is the founder of P2PSIP.org.
Dr. Bryan received his Doctorate and Master's Degrees in Computer Science from The College of William and Mary. The focus of his Ph.D. dissertation was Peer-to-Peer SIP. He also has Bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Physics from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, and has completed graduate work in accelerator physics at MIT.
David lives with his wife and son in Williamsburg, VA. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, playing the guitar and bass guitar, rock climbing, cooking.
You can find additional information on David's LinkedIn page.
A copy of David's current resume can be found here.
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