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Unified Comms Influencers: The Top 100 for 2020 Revealed

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Unified Comms Influencers: The Top 100 for 2020 Revealed

Each year, Mio recognizes a select group of Unified Comms influencers within the industry.

As the industry continues to grow, and even branch off into sub-categories like team collaboration software and interoperability specialists, we feel it important to bring customers, prospects, and experts together.

Recognizing market growth, you may notice our list has also grown to 100 from the top 50 for 2019.

Read through the top 100 Unified Comms influencers for this year – further details and links to their social media profiles and recent work are included in their write-ups below.

Unified Comms Influencers 2020

1 – Sayta Nadella

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Microsoft 365 | Leadership

Followers: 2,200,000+

Twitter | LinkedIn

Satya is the CEO of Microsoft and one of the most recognizable faces in the whole of the technology world. Satya tweets about the powerful changes Microsoft technology is making in the world’s largest corporations.

2 – Evan Kirstel

Tweets about: Social Media | AI | Unified Comms

Followers: 290,000+

Twitter | LinkedIn

Evan is a Social Media Business Strategist. He tweets about the benefits of social media in a B2B capacity, emerging technologies, and how they will impact the future state of Unified Comms.

3 – Stewart Butterfield

Tweets about: Business | Collaboration | Leadership

Followers: 125,000+

Stewart is the CEO of Slack, or Boss, as his social media labels him. He shares news and positivity around all things Slack, as well as thoughts of business and leadership strategies.

Twitter | LinkedIn

4 – Eric Yuan

Tweets about: Collaboration | Leadership | Video Conferencing

Followers: 81,000+

Eric is the Founder & CEO of Zoom. He shares insights into inner business workings, leadership best practices, and the latest updates in video conferencing.

Twitter | LinkedIn

5 – Chris Isak

Tweets about: AI | Startups | Collaboration

Followers: 69,000+

Chris is a Technology Journalist for TechAcute. He covers everything from cloud computing and IoT to gaming and e-health, always with the latest collaboration news from the likes of Slack and Microsoft.

Twitter | LinkedIn

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6 – Chuck Robbins

Tweets about: Cisco | Security | Golden State Warriors

Followers: 53,000+

Chuck is the Chairman and CEO at Cisco. He shares business, growth, and leadership insights as well as the latest news from all areas of Cisco.

Twitter | LinkedIn

7 – Stephen L Rose

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Microsoft 365 | Collaboration

Followers: 43,000+

Stephen is a Sr Marketing Manager at Microsoft and all round modern work and Microsoft Teams IT Pro evangelist. He pulls together everything in the Microsoft tech community on his Twitter.

Twitter | LinkedIn

8 – Dave Michels

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Collaboration | Contact Center

Followers: 40,000+

Dave is the Founder and Lead Analyst of Talking Pointz. He shares tweets around all aspects of Unified Comms and Contact Center, runs a renowned industry podcast, and is regular at any industry conference.

Twitter | LinkedIn

9 – Rich Tehrani

Tweets about: Business | AI | Unified Comms

Followers: 25,000+

Rich is the CEO of TMC and posts tweets about the future of work, business trends and the latest happenings in all forms of technology including Unified Comms, IoT and AI.

Twitter | LinkedIn

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10 – Zeus Kerravala

Tweets about: 5G | AI | Collaboration

Followers: 25,000+

Zeus is the Founder and Principal Analyst at ZK Research. He shares tweets about Unified Comms with an added focus on how future technologies like 5G and AI will impacts products and customers.

Twitter | LinkedIn

11 – Rowan Trollope

Tweets about: Contact Center | Leadership | Collaboration

Followers: 23,000

Rowan is the CEO of Five9 who was previously responsible for transforming Cisco’s collaboration division into the #1 market leader in all segments.

Twitter | LinkedIn

12 – Christian Buckley

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Collaboration | AI

Followers: 23,000+

Christian is the CEO of Collab Talk. He shares the latest news, trends and features from the Microsoft community and publishes a daily news round up on the Collab Talk Twitter page.

Twitter | LinkedIn

13 – Anand Chandrasekaran

Tweets about: Customer Experience | Contact Center | Collaboration

Followers: 20,000

Anand is the Executive Vice President, Product Management and Design at Five9 with a succcesful background in messenger platforms. He’s also a Seed Investor in many startups in the Bay Area.

Twitter | LinkedIn

14 – Julien Rio

Tweets about: Marketing | Customer Experience | Contact Center

Followers: 16,000+

Julien is the Senior Director Of Marketing at RingCentral. He posts the latest insights in customer experience as well as social media and marketing tips from his extensive experience.

Twitter | LinkedIn

15 – Jennifer Caukin

Tweets about: Video Conferencing | Customer Experience | Unified Comms

Followers: 16,000+

Jennifer is the Vice President of Analyst Relations and Corporate Communications at RingCentral. For the latest news surrounding RingCentral (and all collaboration), Jennifer’s feed is always up to date.

Twitter | LinkedIn

16 – Sheila McGee-Smith

Tweets about: Contact Center | Unified Comms | AV

Followers: 13,000+

Sheila is the President & Principal Analyst at McGee-Smith Analytics, LLC. With a steep history in Contact Center, Sheila’s tweets naturally stem there but are forever intertwined with Unified Comms.

Twitter | LinkedIn

17 – Blair Pleasant

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Collaboration | Contact Center

Followers: 11,000+

Blair is the President & Principal Analyst at COMMfusion and a massive Beatles fan. She shares research and news from all angles of the Unified Comms industry.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Blair on the UC Influencers podcast

18 – Jim Lundy

Tweets about: Collaboration | Contact Center | AI

Followers: 11,000+

Jim is the CEO & Lead Analyst at Aragon Research. He shares tweets around all things related to the digital workplace including Unified Comms, Contact Center and AV.

Twitter | LinkedIn

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19 – Gerri Elliot

Tweets about: Cisco | Leadership | Collaboration

Followers: 10,000+

Gerri is the EVP & Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Cisco. She is also the founder of Broadrooms.com – a website for executive women who serve or want to serve on corporate boards.

Twitter | LinkedIn

20 – Rob Scott

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Collaboration | Contact Center

Followers: 10,000+

Rob is the Publisher at UC Today so naturally, his Twitter feed is Unified Comms heavy. News, guides, and opinions from across the industry are shared on Rob’s Twitter feed.

Twitter | LinkedIn

21 – Tony Redmond

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Microsoft 365 | Video Conferencing

Followers: 9,500+

Tony is the Owner and Principal of Tony Redmond & Associates. He started an independent consulting company in 2010 after “retiring from the world of corporate technology.” Tony tweets about everything Microsoft 365. Literally!

Twitter | LinkedIn

22 – Maria Martinez

Tweets about: Customer Experience | Contact Center | Leadership

Followers: 9,000+

Maria is the Chief Customer Experience Officer at Cisco and has a background at Salesforce and Microsoft. Maria’s Twitter spreads Cisco positivity wherever you look.

Twitter | LinkedIn

23 – Christopher Neto

Tweets about: AV | Video Conferencing | Social Media

Followers: 9,000+

Christopher is the Market Development Manager at Starin Marketing and an independent writer and podcaster. Join his #AVintheAM Twitter chats every Sunday morning for the biggest round table in Unified Comms.

Twitter | LinkedIn

24 – Jonathan Rosenberg

Tweets about: AI | Contact Center | Collaboration

Followers: 7,500+

Jonathan is the CTO and Head of AI at Five9 and is one of the original founders of the SIP protocol. As a VoIP industry pioneer, Jonathan steered both Cisco and Microsoft through the evolution of Unified Comms.

Twitter | LinkedIn 

25 – Irwin Lazar

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Collaboration | Contact Center

Followers: 7,000+

Irwin is the Vice President and Service Director for Nemertes Research, tweeting about all areas of the Unified Comms and Contact Center industry. Irwin shares independent research and the very latest in collaboration.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Irwin on the UC Influencers podcast

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26 – Rishi Dave

Tweets about: Digital Transformation | Unified Comms | Collaboration

Followers: 6,500+

Rishi is the former CMO at Vonage and has led marketing teams at some of the biggest companies in the world. He regularly shares collaboration news and the latest in marketing tech.

Twitter | LinkedIn

27 – Steve Goodman

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | Microsoft 365

Followers: 6,000+

Steve is the Principal Technology Strategist at Content and Code and a Microsoft MVP blogging and podcasting at Practical 365 and All About 365. His Twitter feed proves another fruitful source of Microsoft information.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Steve on the UC Influencers podcast

28 – Jon Arnold

Tweets about: Collaboration | AI | Unified Comms

Followers: 6,000+

Jon is an Independent Technology Analyst providing views and insights on the world of Unified Comms, Contact Center, and associated technologies like AI and WebRTC.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Jon on the UC Influencers podcast

29 – Tom Arbuthnot

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | Collaboration

Followers: 6,000+

Tom is a Principal Solutions Architect at Modality Systems and a renowned Microsoft Certified Master and MVP. His Twitter feed, along with his weekly newsletter is one of the go-to sources for Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business news.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Tom on the UC Influencers podcast

30 – Matt Wade

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Digital Transformation | Microsoft 365

Followers: 5,500+

Matt is the Co-Founder of jumpto365 where he shares best practices and use cases for all things related to Microsoft 365. He specializes in Teams training and tweets all things Microsoft.

Twitter | LinkedIn

31 – Adam Fowler

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Microsoft 365 | Skype for Business

Followers: 5,500

Adam is an IT Operations Manager at a law firm and a Microsoft MVP. He shares real-life experiences as a customer of Microsoft and Unified Comms technology.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Adam on the UC Influencers podcast

32 – Wayne Kurtzman

Tweets about: Collaboration | Video Conferencing | Unified Comms

Followers: 5,000+

Wayne is the Research Director of Social Media, Communities, and Collaboration at IDC. He shares research and insights into the latest tools being introduced to encourage collaboration at a company-wide level.

Twitter | LinkedIn

33 – Stephanie Watson

Tweets about: Contact Center | Unified Comms | Collaboration

Followers: 5,000+

Stephanie is General Manager at MZA Ltd where she has overseen over 20 years of research in the evolving telecoms industry. She shares industry research, news, and snippets from expos and analyst briefings.

Twitter | LinkedIn

34 – Laurie Pottmeyer

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Collaboration | Skype for Business

Followers: 4,500+

Laurie is the Microsoft Teams Community Lead at Microsoft which means she knows EVERYBODY in the Teams world. Laurie is your go-to resource for all the happenings in the Teams world.

Twitter | LinkedIn

35 – Stale Hansen

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Microsoft 365 | Skype for Business

Followers: 4,500+

Stale is the CEO & Principal Cloud Architect at CloudWay. He’s a regular public speaker at Microsoft events and co-authored Office 365 for IT Pros.

Twitter | LinkedIn 

36 – Pat Richard

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Video Conferencing | Microsoft 365

Followers: 4,200+

Pat is the Principal Professional Services Consultant at Innervation and a Microsoft MVP. Tune in for tweets and tips on how to better your Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 experience.

Twitter | LinkedIn

37 – Ira Weinstein

Tweets about: AV | Collaboration | Unified Comms

Followers: 3,900+

Ira is the Managing Partner at Recon Research. He tweets about all things Unified Comms, with a particular focus on AV, video conferencing, and huddle rooms.

Twitter | LinkedIn

38 – Aruna Ravichandran

Tweets about: Cisco | Collaboration | Contact Center

Followers: 3,600

Aruna is VP Marketing and CMO for Cisco Webex. When not on stage at a Unified Comms event, Aruna tweets about all things Cisco and how the future of Unified Comms is cognitive collaboration.

Twitter | LinkedIn

39 – Nancy Jamison

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Contact Center | Customer Experience

Followers: 3,500+

Nancy is an Industry Director of the Digital Transformation Practice at Frost & Sullivan. As she covers a wide range of technologies, her tweets range from VoIP innovations to the latest contact center integrations.

Twitter | LinkedIn

40 – Justin Morris

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Collaboration | Unified Comms

Followers: 3,400+

Justin is a Senior Manager at Accenture where he looks after the Microsoft Business Group. He tweets about all things Microsoft Teams and its competitive landscape.

Twitter | LinkedIn

41 – Sotiris Karagiannis

Tweets about: Collaboration | AI | Unified Comms

Followers: 3,400+

Sotiris is the CIO at Space Hellas SA. He posts a daily technology news update and chips in with real-life examples of how technology is changing businesses for the better.

Twitter | LinkedIn

42 – Andy Dignan

Tweets about: Contact Center | Collaboration | AI

Followers: 3,200+

Andy is the Senior Vice President of Sales at Five9. Andy’s history at leading Unified Comms vendors like Cisco and CDW. Andy tweets about all things collaboration and contact center.

Twitter | LinkedIn

43 – Elka Popova

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Collaboration | AI

Followers: 3,200+

Elka is a Vice President and Senior Fellow of Digital Transformation at Frost & Sullivan. Elka’s tweets cover all angles of Unified Comms, from the network environment underpinning a rollout to the future of AI in the workplace.

Twitter | LinkedIn

44 – Robin Gareiss

Tweets about: Customer Experience | AI | Unified Comms

Followers: 3,000+

Robin is the President and Founder of Nemertes Research. Her Twitter is a collection of curated vendor retweets and independent research conducted by her team.

Twitter | LinkedIn

45 – Ian Taylor

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Collaboration | Dogs

Followers: 3,000+

Ian is the Editor of UC Today and balances his Twitter feed with a combination of Unified Comms news, digital innovation and the occasional dog show. As the man juggling the news, Ian’s account is a hub for collaboration news.

Twitter | LinkedIn 

46 – Erwin Bierwens

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | Microsoft 365

Followers: 2,900+

Erwin is a Technical Consultant at Detron and an independent blogger and content creator in the Microsoft world. Erwin posts about the more technical side of the Microsoft stack and is one to follow for the techies.

Twitter | LinkedIn

47 – Todd Carothers

Tweets about: Mobile | Unified Comms | Collaboration

Followers: 2,900+

Todd is the Chief Revenue Officer at Counterpath. His extensive career has seen him guide businesses from traditional telecoms to Fixed Mobile Convergence to today’s mobile collaboration.

Twitter | LinkedIn 

48 – Rob Arnold

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Digital Transformation | Video Conferencing

Followers: 2,900+

Rob is a Connected Work and Digital Transformation Analyst at Frost & Sullivan. With a background in procurement, Rob is well-positioned to understand real customer demand in the Unified Comms industry.

Twitter | LinkedIn

49 – David Danto

Tweets about: AV | Collaboration | Video Conferencing

Followers: 2,750+

David is the Director of UC Strategy and Research at Poly, so he has to know the very latest in Unified Comms. You’ll find his older work matches today’s predictions about productively working from home.

Twitter | LinkedIn

50 – Chris Hoard

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Microsoft 365 | Collaboration

Followers: 2,700+

Chris is the Partner Education Lead at Vuzion and a Microsoft MVP. As well as tweeting about everything Teams does do empower education providers, you can find him running #TeamsFest.

Twitter | LinkedIn

51 – Alan Quayle

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Collaboration | Contact Center

Followers: 2,700+

Alan is a Strategy and Business Development Consultant, and a self-confessed telecoms geek. When he’s not busy preparing TAD Hack and TAD Summit events, you can catch his weekly CX newsletter and other telecoms news direct from his Twitter account.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Alan on the UC Influencers podcast

52 – Rachel Macik

Tweets about: Cisco | Collaboration | Video Conferencing

Followers: 2,500+

Rachel is the Director of Product Marketing for Cisco Webex. Naturally, she tweets about all things Cisco Webex and the customers who are thriving on the platform.

Twitter | LinkedIn

53 – David Maldow

Tweets about: Video Conferencing | Collaboration | Marketing

Followers: 2,500+

David is the Founder and CEO of Let’s Do Video. Originally focused on video communications, David now covers all forms of team collaboration and communications tools as the market has expanded. Keep an eye out for his video podcasts covering the market leaders.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to David on the UC Influencers podcast

54 – Tom Morgan

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Collaboration | AI

Followers: 2,500+

Tom is a Product Innovation Architect at Modality Systems and a Microsoft MVP. He regularly shares dev testing and product insights related to Microsoft Teams and the future of work.

Twitter | LinkedIn

55 – Graham Walsh

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | AV | Collaboration

Followers: 2,500+

Graham is the Enterprise UC Technical Director, EMEA at Creston. As a video interoperability pioneer, Graham flies the flag of coexistence across the Microsoft estate, Zoom, and open-UC.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Graham on the UC Influencers podcast

56 – Adam Preset

Tweets about: Business | Collaboration | AV

Followers: 2,450+

Adam is a Senior Director Analyst of Digital Workplace Engagement at Gartner. Adam covers the features and benefits that digital workplace tech can bring, as well posting about who is doing it the best.

Twitter | LinkedIn

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57 – Alaa Saayed

Tweets about: Collaboration | Unified Comms | AI

Followers: 2,450+

Alaa is the ICT Industry Director at Frost & Sullivan and regularly tweets about all things related to digital transformation. Expect news, research and opinion on the latest from the top of the Unified Comms market.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Alaa on the UC Influencers podcast

 

58 – Tommy Clarke

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Unified Comms | Leadership

Followers: 2,400+

Tommy is a Managing Partner at Altitude 365, a cloud-based IT service firm based in Stockholm. Tommy tweets about the changes the latest communications technology can bring to large enterprises.

Twitter | LinkedIn

59 – Jonathan McKinney

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | Unified Comms

Followers: 2,400+

Jonathan is Senior Unified Comms Architect at Time2Market and a Microsoft MVP. His background spans traditional telecoms vendors like Nortel and Avaya so Jonathan has truly seen Unified Communications evolve.

Twitter | LinkedIn

60 – Ronald Schlager

Tweets about: Collaboration | Unified Comms | AV

Followers: 2,400+

Ronald is an Independent Telecoms Professional with over 35 years in the industry. Based in Austria, Ronald tweets in multiple languages about cloud communications, collaboration trends and networking

Twitter | LinkedIn

61 – Sri Srinivasan

Tweets about: Cisco | Collaboration | Video Conferencing

Followers: 2,300+

Sri is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Team Collaboration Group at Cisco. His tweets surround the Webex portfolio and the benefits they bring remote workers and Cisco partners.

Twitter | LinkedIn

62 – Randy Chapman

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | Video Conferencing

Followers: 2,300+

Randy is a Modern Workplace Architect at Symity. With a keen eye on everything Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams, Randy regularly updates his successful blog and podcast.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Randy on the UC Influencers podcast

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63 – Matthew Finnegan

Tweets about: Collaboration | AI | Video Conferencing

Followers: 2,250+

Matthew is a news reporter for Computer World where he covers all things collaboration and the future of the workplace. Covering all the major platforms, Matthew’s Twitter account is a constant source of Unified Comms news when you need it.

Twitter | LinkedIn

64 – Roopam Jain

Tweets about: Collaboration | Unified Comms | Video Conferencing

Followers: 2,100+

Roopam is a Senior Industry Director for Connected Work at Frost and Sullivan. She focuses on all things related to business communications and improving the way we work.

Twitter | LinkedIn

65 – Kevin Kiellar

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | AI

Followers: 2,000+

Kevin is the Co-Founder of EnableUC and regularly provides consulting and strategy services in the realm of Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams. A regular contributor at No Jitter, Kevin’s knowledge of moving to or from Skype is a valuable source of information.

Twitter | LinkedIn

66 – Michael LaMontagne

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | APIs

Followers: 1,900+

Michael is an Office Apps and Services MVP and part of the O365Eh! podcast collective. You’ll find him tweeting and talking about the latest updates to both Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams, as well as sharing insights from conferences like Microsoft Inspire and Microsoft Ignite.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Michael on the UC Influencers podcast

67 – Eric Krapf

Tweets about: Collaboration | Unified Comms | Contact Center

Followers: 1,800+

Eric is the General Manager and Program Co-Chair of Enterprise Connect – the largest event in the Unified Comms industry. Tune into Eric for all the latest news about both virtual and in-person events.

Twitter | LinkedIn

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68 – Julie Davisson Liegl

Tweets about: Slack | Collaboration | Parenting

Followers: 1,800+

Jule is the CMO at Slack and saves her Twitter for the most important company announcements sandwiched between her work life and mom life (and lots of new Zoom backgrounds).

Twitter | LinkedIn

69 – Beth Schultz

Tweets about: AV | Collaboration | Unified Comms

Followers: 1,750+

Beth is the Editor of no jitter. Collating Unified Comms news and information from the biggest vendors and turning them into communicable stories, articles and tweets is what Beth’s Twitter is all about.

Twitter | LinkedIn

70 – Justin Ramirez

Tweets about: Cisco | Collaboration | Video Conferencing

Followers: 1,750+

Justin is the Head of Global Ecosystems for Cisco Webex. This means Justin is the ultimate source of Cisco knowledge and happenings for all Cisco partners. Find Justin live tweeting from conferences like Cisco Live and spreading the word about the latest collaboration innovations.

Twitter | LinkedIn

71 – Mark Vale

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | Collaboration

Followers: 1,750+

Mark is an independent consultant in the Microsoft world. He tweets about customer experiences moving from legacy tech to both Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams, and is forever busy curating the Commsverse conference.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Mark on the UC Influencers podcast

72 – Josh Blalock

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | Microsoft 365

Followers: 1,700+

Josh is the US CEO and Principal Cloud Architect at CloudWay. When he isn’t running one of many Microsoft events, you’ll find him tweeting about the latest updates throughout the Microsoft stack.

Twitter | LinkedIn

73 – Sandra Gustavsen

Tweets about: Collaboration | Unified Comms | Contact Center

Followers: 1,700+

Sandra is an Industry Analyst at G Business Systems where she trends in business communications. Follow the latest happenings from the biggest brands inside and adjoined to Unified Comms.

Twitter | LinkedIn

74 – Tony Cuevas

Tweets about: Contact Center | Collaboration | Video Conferencing

Followers: 1,650+

Tony is an Enterprise Solutions Consultant at Five9. As a former Webex Master and Cisco Champion, Tony has taken his vast collaboration experience and applied it to the contact center world.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Tony on the UC Influencers podcast

75 – Sam Carter

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Collaboration | Contact Center

Followers: 1,600+

Sam is a Technology Analyst for MZA who tweets about the entire Unified Comms and collaboration stack. Follow Sam for the latest in M&A in the Unified Comms world.

Twitter | LinkedIn

76 – Tom Hadfield

Tweets about: Collaboration | Leadership | Business

Followers: 1,400+

Tom is the CEO at Mio. As well as providing steers and insights on the Unified Comms and team collaboration markets, Tom is a board member at Heifer, empowering millions to go from poverty to self-reliance.

Twitter | LinkedIn

77 – Michael Brandenberg

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Contact Center | Collaboration

Followers: 1,300+

Michael is a Connected Work analyst for Frost & Sullivan. He covers the full stack of Unified Communications technologies and comments on all technology innovations.

Twitter | LinkedIn

78 – Larry Cannell

Tweets about: Collaboration | Microsoft Teams | Slack

Followers: 1,300+

Larry is a Gartner analyst covering the enterprise collaboration technology space. He keeps an eye on how the biggest platforms are serving the biggest customers.

Twitter | LinkedIn

79 – Craig Chiffers

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | Cats

Followers: 1,300+

Craig is the Principal Solutions Architect at Icomm Australia and a Microsoft MVP. Expect Microsoft Teams, cat appearances, and tales from Craig’s volunteer firefighting.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Craig on the UC Influencers podcast

80 – Tim Banting

Tweets about: Collaboration | Video Conferencing | AI

Followers: 1,300+

Tim is a Senior Principal Analyst in the Workspace Services division of Omdia. Tweets center around the ever-changing world of team collaboration, following the journeys of companies like Microsoft Teams and Slack.

Twitter | LinkedIn 

🎧 Listen to Tim on the UC Influencers podcast

81 – Audrey William

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Contact Center | Customer Experience

Followers: 1,300+

Audrey is the Principal Advisor at Ecosystm where she provides data and insights across all aspects of Unified Communications, video conferencing, and contact center in the APAC region.

Twitter | LinkedIn

82 – Raul Castañon

Tweets about: Collaboration | Unified Comms | AI

Followers: 1,200+

Raul is an Industry Analyst at 451 Research who tweets about communications technology and how it will impact the future of work. From NLP, speech recognition, and intelligent assistants, Raul covers all emerging technologies.

Twitter | LinkedIn

83 – Dino Caputo

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | Video Conferencing

Followers: 1,200+

Dino is a Partner at enableUC and a Microsoft Office Apps & Services MVP. He regularly tweets the MSFT UC Report and covers all things Unified Comms relating to Microsoft.

Twitter | LinkedIn

84 – Meredith Schulz

Tweets about: Collaboration | Marketing | UX

Followers: 1,200+

Meredith the VP of User Experience & Engagement at Mio. Meredith shares insights on the team collaboration space, and is a regular attendee at UX chat meet-ups and Unified Comms expos.

Twitter | LinkedIn

85 – Bill Haskins

Tweets about: Collaboration | Unified Comms | Security

Followers: 1,100+

Bill is a Sr Analyst and Partner at Wainhouse Research. Sourcing, creating, and sharing Unified Comms research is Bill’s domain. Expects tweets from analyst briefings, new reports, and industry trends.

Twitter | LinkedIn

86 – Brian Elliot

Tweets about: Slack | Collaboration | Unified Comms

Followers: 1,000+

Brian is a Vice President at Slack and the man to talk APIs with. If there’s a Slack integration worth making, Brian is likely involved in it.

Twitter | LinkedIn

87 – James Arber

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | Collaboration

Followers: 1,000+

James is a Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant and Microsoft MVP. He coins himself the UC Mad Scientist. You’d better see for yourself.

Twitter | LinkedIn

88 – Steven Collier

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Video Conferencing | Microsoft 365

Followers: 1,000+

Steven is a Group Manager at Avanade and a Microsoft MVP contributor to Regarding 365. With over a decade of experience as a Microsoft customer, Steven’s Twitter digs into the more technical sides of the Microsoft stack.

Twitter | LinkedIn

89 – Brent Kelly

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Video Conferencing | Customer Experience

Followers: 800+

Brent is President and Principal Analyst at KelCor, Inc. His firm provides regular analysis and research on the ever-changing Unified Communications markets.

Twitter | LinkedIn

90 – Josh Kivenko

Tweets about: Contact Center | Video Conferencing | Collaboration

Followers: 700+

Josh is the CMO at Lifesize, who recently merged with Serenova, to become a unique provider of video conferencing and contact center solutions. We’re looking forward to how this partnership impacts the Unified Comms market.

Twitter | LinkedIn

91 – Jono Luk

Tweets about: Cisco | Collaboration | Video Conferencing

Followers: 700+

Jono is the Director of Product Management for Cisco Webex. As well as sharing the latest Webex news, Jono has an extensive Microsoft background, and loves collecting and giving out Cisco swag!

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Jono on the UC Influencers podcast

92 – Patrick Watson

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Collaboration | Contact Center

Followers: 650+

Patrick is a Senior Analyst at Cavell Group. You’ll usually find him tweeting about the happenings at a Unified Comms conference or sharing his videos with the biggest names in the industry.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Patrick on the UC Influencers podcast

93 – Chris Palermo

Tweets about: Cisco | Collaboration | Video Conferencing

Followers: 600+

Chris is a Sales GTM & Strategy Specialist at Cisco. Working on Webex for the last 10 years has made Chris a true enterprise collaboration expert. Expect the latest insights from the Cisco world, as well as soccer and social snippets.

Twitter | LinkedIn

🎧 Listen to Chris on the UC Influencers podcast

94 – Lorrissa Horton

Tweets about: Cisco | Collaboration | Video Conferencing

Followers: 600+

Lorrissa is the Vice President and General Manager of Webex Strategy and Online Business, As expected, Lorrissa’s tweets provide the latest developments from within the Webex portfolio.

Twitter | LinkedIn

95 – Jennifer Kang

Tweets about: Cisco | Collaboration | Security

Followers: 450+

Jennifer is a Channel Marketing Manager at Cisco focused on collaboration and security. Follow Jennifer for the latest news for Cisco partners.

Twitter | LinkedIn

96 – Paul Lange

Tweets about: Microsoft Teams | Skype for Business | Unified Comms

Followers: 400+

Paul is a Consultant at Germany-based Computacenter, a cloud solutions provider, and specializes in all things Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business. With a background in Cisco products, Paul’s cross platform experience makes for some insightful tweets.

Twitter | LinkedIn

97 – Mark Smith

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Collaboration | Customer Experience

Followers: 400+

Mark is the CMO at Unify who runs its own UCaaS platform as well as reselling RingCentral’s latest Unified Comms offering. Mark tweets about all things Unify and the wider Atos group.

Twitter | LinkedIn

98 – Moshe Beauford

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Video Conferencing | Collaboration

Followers: 300+

Moshe is a Journalist at UC Today where he covers a range of topics like UCaaS, CPaaS, video conferencing, and messaging. Always on the look out for a story, expect exclusives from Moshe’s Twitter.

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🎧 Listen to Moshe on the UC Influencers podcast

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99 – Jacob Simon

Tweets about: Collaboration | Microsoft Teams | Unified Comms

Followers: 100+

Jacob is a Collaboration Technology Analyst at Foot Locker. He tweets learnings from maintaining and rolling out enterprise technology. Ask to see his work from home setup.

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100 – Ryan Daily

Tweets about: Unified Comms | Contact Center | Collaboration

Followers: 100+

Ryan is the Associate Editor at no jitter. She covers all news concerning the world of Unified Comms and neatly rounds everything up each week in her no jitter roll.

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