Carl has become known throughout the Communications community for his ability to connect people (and, thus, businesses); be it in formal conference settings or through the well-planned serendipitous encounter. Carl’s diverse experience in technology spans the areas of Costing, Operations, Marketing, Regulatory, and Product Management. Carl’s technology experience along with his expertise in building a relevant, thought provoking conference program, makes him an invaluable asset to Crossfire Media. As CEO of the company, Carl directs the programs and services offered by Crossfire Media. As Community Developer he looks to facilitate discussions about advances in technology, market drivers and business obstacles.
At Crossfire Media, Carl is a columnist in 4G Wireless Evolution and M2M Evolution which are part of the partnership with TMC including SmartGrid, VIPeering, and SuperWiFI.
Carl loves to learn with his audience about the trends and opportunities and has been instrumental in the development of many companies and partnerships. He has acted as an advisor to companies such as Radvision, Sonus Networks and Vonage. Carl runs IMHO Consulting to provide strategic consulting, business development, marketing communications and channel development services.
Carl is an advocate and user of instant messaging solutions and can be connected to by using the name alwaysoncarl on most IM clients including @hotmail.com. As Eric Burger has pointed out people are Carl’s forte. He is an active open networker on LinkedIn where you can read the recommendations of people who have been speakers and friends at events throughout the years.