Dan York has been writing, speaking and teaching about online communication technology since the mid-1980s. In 1998 he co-founded the Linux Professional Institute (LPI), today the leading global certification program for Linux professionals, and later served on the Board of Directors of Linux International. He’s written multiple books on Linux and networking; created some of the first courseware about creating web sites back in the early 1990’s; developed open source software in many languages including python, perl, LISP and most recently Node.js; and worked with more XML variants than he can possibly remember, including DocBook, VoiceXML, CCXML and more. His writing can be found at Code.DanYork.com and he is on Github as danyork.
Dan serves as the Director of Conversations at Voxeo heading up the company’s communication through new/social media including blogs, video, Twitter and Facebook with a focus on creating online content helping developers build applications. Previously, Dan served in Voxeo’s Office of the CTO focused on analyzing/evaluating emerging technology, participating in industry standards bodies and addressing VoIP security issues.
Outside of Voxeo, Dan serves as the Chair of the VOIP Security Alliance , was the author of the book Seven Deadliest Unified Communications Attacks and was previously the producer and co-host of the weekly Blue Box: The VoIP Security Podcast