David Duffett

Blog Author

About the Author

David works with the Worldwide Asterisk Community for Digium, and is an Asterisk enthusiast in addition to being a Chartered Engineer, globally experienced trainer and public speaker. His experience includes Air Traffic Control communications, Wireless Local Loop, Mobile Networks, Computer Telephony, Voice over IP and Asterisk specifically. In addition to many web articles, David's publications include Asterisk 1.4: The Professional's Guide (Packt, co-author) and the contribution of a chapter (on Internationalisation) to Asterisk: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly). David is editorially responsible for AstriCon (THE annual global Asterisk event) where he also introduced the 'Fastest Dude to the Dialtone' contest some years ago. He is a frequent speaker at AsterConference Asia (David has also MC'd at this event), IT Expo (East and West) and a number of corporate events. He has also spoken at numerous other conferences - VoIP Developer, Speech World, CT Expo and UC Expo to name a few.

Crazy Asterisk Road Trip: First week in review

By David Duffett

Time has moved so fast during the start of our Crazy Asterisk Road Trip! For those of you who haven’t heard, my daughter Holly and I are embarking on a

Asterisk Contact Center Survey – Results will be interesting!

By David Duffett

If you have been using Asterisk for a few years, you will remember back in 2014 Loway (the company behind QueueMetrics) released the first Asterisk contact center client satisfaction survey. Loway ran the survey as

WOW! Great Speaking Submissions Have Flooded in for AstriCon!

By David Duffett

As the deadline for making speaking submissions approached, there was a flurry of activity! Great ideas for talks arrived in those last few days adding to the already excellent selection we

Crazy (Asterisk) Road Trip!

By David Duffett

Have you ever had the opportunity to combine something you have always wanted to do with something you already love? Mark Spencer’s Great Idea I am very privileged to be

Thought leaders already submitting talks for AstriCon!

By David Duffett

We’re already working on AstriCon with the goal of making it yet another amazing Asterisk Community event, and – as you know – the biggest part of that is attracting