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TalkingHeadz podcasts are interviews with the movers and shakers of enterprise communications. Listen here, or subscribe on your favorite podcast app.

TalkingHeadz with Murali Sitaram, GM Yammer

It was wonderful to catch up with Murali, now at Microsoft. The first time we met was eight years ago when he was running Webex Quad. We did this interview. Quad was replaced by Spark, now known as Webex Teams….

TalkingHeadz Podcast News with VoiceMails 022020

Check out this new TalkingHeadz Podcast where we discuss the top news events of Feb 2020. We are using the Feb TalkingPointz Insider Report as our template. If you are not an insider, and curious what’s in an Insider report,…

TalkingHeadz Podcast with Craig Walker, CEO Dialpad

It’s been fascinating to watch Craig disrupt communications, it’s a show that never stops. Craig popped up on my radar at Grand Central (I still have that number, now associated with Google Voice). But, Craig was busy disrupting before that,…

TalkingHeadz podcast with John Hernandez

They didn’t have marketing clouds when I was young. It was exciting to learn about this new sector, and how a contact center pro like John Hernandez brings it all together. This podcast was possibly the last thing John Hernandez…

TalkingHeadz with Jeff Lawson, Twilio

Twilio happened on my watch! I remember when the company was created. I remember meeting Jeff (back when he had hair can called Seattle home). I remember not getting it. I get it now. I think it became clear around…

TalkingHeadz Podcast: Brian Day, CEO Fuze

In this podcast we learn why Boston is a great place for business (and that Bostonians escape to Denver for fun). Why Fuze’s pivot to enterprise is not a pivot, and what Brian wants Fuze to be obsessed with.

TalkignHeadz with Yaniv at Nextiva

We try to do two podcasts a month. That’s not as easy as it sounds. Both Evan and I travel about 50% of the time, and most of our guests tend to be pretty busy too. It’s unavoidable that sometimes…

TalkingHeadz Podcast with Paul Jarman

It’s always NICE to be inContact with Paul Jarman. He is a CCaaS pioneer that saw his vision for the contact center evolve become what’s now known as CCaaS. In this podcast @DaveMichels and @EvanKirstel explore with NICE inContact CEO…

TalkingHeadz Podcast with Mark Strassman our GoTo SVP GM

Goto is one of the newest brands in enterprise communications, yet its solutions have a long history and proven track record. Mark explains why GoTo has 9 brands (but will have less in the future) in its unified communications and…

Talkingheadz with Vonage CTO Sagi Dudai

I consider Vonage one of the most innovative providers in enterprise communications. It was back in 2016 when Vonage confused everyone with its acquisition of Nexmo. Wait, what’s a UCaaS company doing with a CPaaS company? This was so out…

TalkingHeadz Podcast with Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom

It’s been such an amazing show to watch Eric start Zoom and built it into one of the most valuable companies in enterprise communications — in about 10 years. The company is focused on customer and employee happiness through communications….

TalkingHeadz Podcast with Praful Shah of RingCentral

Praful has had a huge impact on enterprise communications. With both WebEx and RingCentral, he arrived early and contributed to creation of very successful companies. Also, as a key partner, RingCentral has also contributed to Zoom’s success. Praful tends to…

TalkingHeadz Podcast with Jonathan Rosenberg

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TalkingHeadz Season 2

The first TalkingHeadz for Season 2 is What’s Next Jason Goecke? First, a few wordz about our new podcast format. Evan and I started TalkingHeadz as a video series. The first view videos were 30-40 minutes, and the feedback was…

MS Teams With Andrei Soroker (podcast)

When it comes to messaging apps, Andrei is a pro. I tracked him down to get his take on MS Teams. Andrei Soroker is the cofounder and CEO of Sameroom, an interoperability platform for real-time communication services, like Skype, Slack,…

Hopes and Aspirations for 2016

In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts address their “hopes and aspirations” for UC for the rest of 2016, and welcome new Expert Dave Smith group. Moderator Dave Michels is joined by Experts Marty Parker, Roberta J. Fox, Dave Smith, Dave Stein, Phil…

Social Media in the Executive Suite

In this Executive Insights podcast, UCStrategies’ Jim Burton is joined by UCStrategies Expert Evan Kirstel to discuss accelerating the social presence of CEO’s. Evan consults on this topic and works with executives to expand their presence across social platforms. Evan is reachable here: Kirstel@gmail.com, on Twitter @evankirstel,…

Industry Consolidation Podcast

In this Industry Buzz podcast, Dave Michels moderates a discussion with the UCStrategies Experts about the recent consolidation activity – actual and speculation – in the industry. Joining the conversation are Steve Leaden, Marty Parker, Simon Dudley, Phil Edholm, Jim Burton, Blair Pleasant, Evan Kirstel, Roberta J. Fox, Jon…

Our Evolving Industry: Shaping the Agenda for BC Summit 2016

In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts discuss the changes happening in the industry that will shape the agenda for the upcoming BC Summit in November. The BC Summit is November 1-3, 2016, at the La Quinta Resort & Club in…

UCStrategies’ Take on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for UC

In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts review the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for UC. The conversation is led by moderator Marty Parker, and includes Experts Dave Michels, Marty Parker, Michael Finneran, Roberta J. Fox, Jon Arnold,  Steve Leaden, Dave…