David Troy

Popvox, Founder

David Troy is a serial technology entrepreneur. He founded a mail computer sales firm at age 14 in 1986, and transitioned into the Internet Service Provider market when he founded ToadNet, a prominent ISP in the mid-Atlantic area. He was an initial investor in Core Communications, a profitable CLEC based in Annapolis, Maryland. In 2004, he sold ToadNet to Landmark Communications (parent company of the Weather Channel, Trader Publications, and several other media properties) in an all-cash deal.

David is the founder and CEO of Popvox, LLC, an global VoIP consultancy providing design and operations support to emerging carriers in Europe, South America, Canada, and the United States. He is an active contributor to Asterisk, author of the AstManProxy manager proxy, and develops code for OpenSER. He lives in Arnold Maryland with his wife and two children, and is a certificated private pilot.

In 2006, he developed innovative distributed callcenter technology using Asterisk, OpenSER, and Ruby on Rails, which was used in the 2006 US elections.

In 2007 he developed the sites Twittervision and Flickrvision, which will be featured at the Museum of Modern art in New York in 2008. His most recent project is spinvision.tv, which allows viewers to see videos from around the world.