Brent Kelly is Principal Analyst at KelCor, Inc. where he provides strategy and counsel to CxOs, investment analysts, VCs, technology policy executives, sell side firms and technology buyers. He has made measurable real-world contributions in multiple industries including telecommunications, manufacturing, electronics, oil field services, chemicals, and mining. Brent has a strong background in numerical methods and applied artificial intelligence along with significant experience developing IoT solutions. He has written hundreds of articles and reports in the unified communications and collaboration industry and regularly delivers webinars and thought leadership addresses at public and private events. Brent has a Ph.D. in engineering from Texas A&M University and a B.S. in engineering from Brigham Young University. Dr. Kelly has served two terms as an elected official in his community and is co-owner, with his wife, of a gourmet chocolates manufacturing company.