Contact Center Industry News

[January 10, 2006]

Nortel Executive to Keynote INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO East 2006; Richard Tworek, VP, Enterprise Communications Servers to Address Leading VoIP Conference in Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

NORWALK, Conn. --(Business Wire)-- Jan. 10, 2006 -- Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC(R)) announces today that Richard Tworek, Vice President, Enterprise Communications Servers for Nortel, has agreed to deliver a keynote address at its INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO East 2006, January 24-27, 2006 at the Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center.

Mr. Tworek's address, which is open to all registered attendees, will take place Thursday, January 26th at 9:15 am EST. Registration for the conference is now open at

INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, held since 1999, is the world's largest and best-attended VoIP trade show. Last October, INTERNET TELEPHONY Fall 2005 attracted over 7,000 buyers and sellers of IP Telephony products and services to the Los Angeles Convention Center. For this upcoming January show, TMC projects total attendance to exceed 8,500.

"Nortel continues to be a leader in enterprise VoIP solutions, making Mr. Tworek a perfect keynoter for INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO. The enterprise, government and SMB buyers in attendance at the show will benefit from his perspective about how to select and deploy - then maximize the value - of VoIP systems," said Rich Tehrani, TMC's president.

Mr.Tworek in his current role as the Vice President, Enterprise Communications Servers, is responsible for Nortel's global enterprise call server and management product vision, strategies and market delivery and positioning. During the past ten years, Mr. Tworek has built an enviable track record of helping companies achieve their potential and has successfully taken several companies to acquisition and successfully repositioned major public technology companies to take advantage of new markets.

Previously, Mr. Tworek served as CEO and co-founder of Qovia, Inc., a software company founded to develop technology for managing and monitoring VoIP enterprise telephone systems.

"Converged communications, the unification of communication applications and IP Telephony are fundamentally changing the way we live, work and compete," said Richard Tworek, Vice President, Enterprise Communications Servers, Nortel. "By grasping the understanding of this change, enterprises can take advantage of it and embracing the power it offers to their business. Nortel is honored to be participating at the world's largest, VoIP-focused industry show, Internet Telephony Conference & Expo that continues to provide a forum for education and a reflection into innovation."

In addition to Mr. Tworek's appearance, INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO East 2006 features keynotes by Tom Ridge, CNBC Anchor Ron Insana, and executives from IBM, Cisco, Covad, AT&T, Aculab, General Motors, Digium, Avaya, Quintum, Level 3, Netcentrex, Interactive Intelligence, Time Warner Telecom, AudioCodes, Expedient Systems and Pingtel.

Registration for the conference and trade show is now open: Vendors interested in exhibiting or sponsoring should contact Dave Rodriguez immediately at 1-203-852-6800, ext. 146 or e-mail

Press inquiries regarding Richard Tworek's address can be directed to Mostafa Razzak at 23-31 Communications: (646) 442-3361 or email

About TMC(R)

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes four print magazines: Customer Interaction Solutions, Internet Telephony, SIP Magazine and IMS Magazine; as well as the digital publications, Speech-World, WiFI Telephony Magazine, VoIP Developer, IPTV Magazine and WiMAX Magazine. TMC also produces TMCnet, the world's leading communications and technology Web site. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, The VoIP Developer Conference, Speech-World Conference, IP Contact Center Summit and The Global Call Center Outsourcing Summit. TMCnet, ranked among the top 2,500 Web sites in the World by, publishes more than 20 topical online newsletters. For more information about TMC, visit

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