Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM EDT
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4:00 PM EDT

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Dinner- Wednesday, April 26

Battery Gardens
Inside Battery Park
Overlooking the Statue of Liberty
Battery Park


Meetings- Thursday, April 27

Executive Conference Center
8th Floor
1601 Broadway & 48th Street

We have NOT booked sleeping rooms for this event.  We suggest that you use your favorite hotel web site such as Expedia and choose a hotel in Midtown New York.


Joe Marion 
Cloud Communications Alliance 















































UCaaS Capital Conference - April 26-27, 2017 

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Please join the Cloud Communications Alliance and co-host Q Advisors for the CCA UCaaS Capital Conference & CCA Annual World Meeting. Industry leaders and experts will discuss unified communications as a service with a focus on valuations, M&A, financing trends, Europe, cloud managed services, strategic due diligence and more.


 April 26, 2017 -  Dinner at the Battery Gardens Restaurant (lower Manhattan)

  6:00 PM  Registration and cocktail reception

  7:00 PM  Dinner

 April 27, 2017 - Meetings at the Executive Conference Center (Midtown)

  8:00 AM Registration and breakfast

  8:45 AM Welcome - Cloud Communications 2017 Report

  • Joe Marion- Cloud Communications Alliance President & Member Services Chair
  • Clark Peterson- CCA Chairman & Analyst Committee Chair
  • Rob Kurver- CCA VP EU & Membership Committee Chair
  • Jim Kaiser- CCA Director & Marketing Committee Chair
  • Dean Manzoori- CCA Director & Innovation Commitee Chair

  9:30 AM Mergers & Acquisitions - What's Hot and What's Not

  • Moderator  Gerry DeHaven, Partner Q Advisors
  • Chris MacFarland, Chairman and CEO Masergy
  • Chris McKee, General Counsel and EVP Corporate Development GTT
  • Mark Alexander, President of the Americas Arkadin Unified Communications
  • Vinod Lala, Chief Strategy Officer Vonage

10:15 AM Europe - An Opportunity?

  • Moderator  Matthew Townend, Dir. Research & Consulting Cavell Group
  • Scott Goodwin, Vice President PCCW Global
  • Alan Foy, Group CEO Blueface
  • Ernest Cummingham, President and CEO Globalgig
  • Ralf Ebbinghaus, CEO, Swyx Unifed Communications

11:00  AM Break

11:15 AM Seeding the Cloud

  • Moderator  Michael Quinn, Founding Partner Q Advisors
  • Gillis Cashman, Managing Partner MC Partners
  • Michael Leitner, Managing Partner Tennenbaum Partners
  • Lawrence Fey, Managing Director GTCR
  • Kirk Smith, Senior Associate Bregal Sagemount

12:00 PM The Impact of CPaaS on UC Business Models

  • Moderator Josh Zaretsky, Director Altman Vilandrie & Company
  • John Riordan, CTO OnSip
  • Omar Paul, Co-founder & CEO Zilkr
  • Norman Worthington, CEO Star2Star Communications 

12:45 PM Lunch & Keynote Address from Tony Jamous, President of Nexmo, a Vonage Company

2:30 PM  Managed Services: Skating to Where the Puck is Going to Be

  • Moderator Ed Vilandrie, Director Altman Vilandrie & Company
  • Luke Norris, Founder and CEO Faction
  • Julian Box, CEO and Founder Calligo
  • James Hwang, CEO Cal Net Technology Group

3: 15 PM RoboCalling and VoIP NNI (ATIS, Europe)

Robocalls and Caller ID Spoofing is now the Number 1 business and consumer complaint to the Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission and the national regulators of the United Kingdom (OFCOM) and Canada (CRTC), among others.  The SIP Forum and ATIS (Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions) re-chartered its Network-to-Network Interface Task Group to develop a solution which has been incorporated into the final recommendations to the FCC. 

  • Richard Shockey, Chairman of the SIP Forum
  • Michael Pryor, Special Counsel Cooley

4:00 PM  Wrap up, departures

This event is sold out!

If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please contact us.