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Brian McConnell

Founder, Open Communication Systems

Brian McConnell is an inventor, author and serial entrepreneur. He has founded a series of telecom startups, including PhoneZone, one of the first electronic commerce companies; TrekMail, a multimodal messaging company (recently acquired by mobile email service provider Visto; and Open Communication Systems, which has developed a breakthrough conferencing services that will be demoed at ETel. He is also an O'Reilly author and frequent contributor to the O'Reilly Network, and also maintains Telephony Design, a telecom tutorial and buyers guide.

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