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.

WARNING! Unparalleled Networking Opportunities at AstriCon 2018

By David Duffett

We all know that AstriCon has the best conference sessions from Asterisk community members, insightful keynote presentations, and more Asterisk-related products and services than you can shake a stick at,

Content Taking Shape for AstriCon 2018

By David Duffett

With less than three months to go until everyone’s favorite Asterisk community event, the content is taking shape and we are getting excited for AstriCon 2018! The much-coveted speaking slots

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