LDV Writers

The list below includes LDV’s internal writers as well as our regular guest contributors.

Click on any of the images below for each writer’s content listing and follow/contact information.

Let’s Do Video is committed to bringing you the best coverage of visual collaboration technologies and related productivity tools and strategies. All aggregated content and press releases are posted under this listing.


David Maldow is the Founder & CEO of Let’s Do Video and has been covering the visual collaboration industry, and related technologies, for over a decade. His background includes 5 years at Wainhouse Research, where he managed the Video Test Lab and evaluated many of the leading solutions at the time. David has authored hundreds of articles and thought pieces both at Telepresence Options, where he was managing partner for several years, as well as here at Let’s Do Video. David often speaks at industry events and webinars as well as hosting the LDV Video Podcast.


Ana Perez is the Chief Operating Officer (COO), web design guru, and contributing author at Let’s Do Video. Her background is in Computer Forensics and Cybersecurity, which fueled her passion to dive deeper into technology and business video. Ana considers herself to be a “Jill of All Trades” and with that foundation, she brings her expertise and adds to the diversity of the Let’s Do Video community.


David Danto has over three decades of experience providing problem solving leadership and innovation in media and UC technologies for various firms including AT&T, Bloomberg LP, and Morgan Stanley. He is currently the Principal Consultant for collaboration, video, and AV disciplines at Dimension Data, as well as IMCCA’s Director of Emerging Technology. Email David at David.Danto@Dimensiondata.com to learn how he can help your organization solve problems, develop a future-proof collaboration strategy for internal use, or develop user-focused go-to-market strategies for your collaboration product or service. The opinions expressed in David’s commentary are his own, and are not representative of Let’s Do Video.


Bryan Hellard, President of True View Video LLC is an industry expert in video conferencing product development. With over 14 years’ experience in video conferencing and telepresence, his duties have included product management, product design, testing and prototyping. Bryan is also a consultant for end users and video conferencing product vendors. In addition, he operates an R&D testing lab for video related products. Bryan currently serves as Director of Product Engineering and is a member of the Advisory Board for Array Telepresence. The opinions expressed in Bryan’s commentary are his own, and are not representative of Let’s Do Video or Array Telepresence.


J Scott Christianson is a successful instructor and business owner with more than 23 years of experience in networking, videoconferencing technology, and project management. A Project Management Professional (PMP), Scott has worked on more than 400 videoconferencing projects. He currently serves as an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri and remains actively involved in videoconferencing technology and applications. The opinions expressed in Scott’s commentary are his own, and are not representative of Let’s Do Video or the University of Missouri.


Simon Dudley is a leading authority on the power of technology to change what success in business looks like. He helps businesses understand these changes, along with the consequences and advantages. With over 25 years in the technology sector, his background includes sales, engineering, product marketing, brand marketing, and design. Drawing from that diverse background, Simon is able to bring a dynamic perspective to everything he does. Simon is currently Chief Contrarian at Excession Events, along with being a sought after public speaker and Wired Magazine contributor. The opinions expressed in Simon’s commentary are his own, and are not representative of Let’s Do Video.


At his core, Theo Economides is an educator and performer. By schooling he is an electrical engineer, with more than 30 years in higher education, broadcast engineering and collaboration technology. But a lifetime as a musician and stage performer is the foundation of his perspective on meetings and collaboration. For Theo, these interactions – especially those involving video – are improvised performances, and those who recognize them as such end up being much more productive in them. His Chicago-based company, Greenline Emeritus, creates and curates online educational content and marketing videos. The opinions expressed in Theo’s commentary are his own, and are not representative of Let’s Do Video.


Joseph Marash is the founder and CEO of Phoenix Audio Technologies, a leading developer of audio conferencing equipment. He has an MSc. degree in Electronic Engineering and 35 years of experience in leading the development of DSP based audio solutions. Joe is a serial entrepreneur, Phoenix being his third endeavor. He is an authority in digital signal processing for audio, the writer of numerous patents in the field and has served as a consultant to a number of companies seeking advice on product development.


Laurence Chandler is the marketing manager at Drum. He has a strong interest in communications, specifically web based communications such as WebRTC. Laurence regularly attends and speaks at exhibitions where he provides his thoughts on where WebRTC could be heading and how it could help you and me communicate. Drum is a web meeting tool based around the WebRTC technology providing real time communication from browser to browser. With no downloads, Drum can be seen plugged into websites as a widget or used as a stand alone web meeting tool for people to collaborate in real time.The opinions expressed in Laurence’s commentary are his own, and are not representative of Let’s Do Video.


Kalpana is a tech enthusiast, presently working as a Content Expert with Techpillar. Tech blogging is her passion, through which she intends to explore the world of software & hardware. She doesn’t just write for tech-savvy people, but also for those who find the world of technology intriguing.


Megan Mosley (@megsmosley) is the marketing specialist at Referral Rock Software, which helps businesses build and automate referral programs. She focuses her efforts on inbound marketing, writing, and content creation. Visit us at Referral Rock to see how we can help you build your referral program.


Paul Comaroto is a workplace productivity expert. He is the product marketing manager for RingCentral Glip, a leading team messaging and collaboration tool. Paul works closely with organizations to understand and overcome their productivity challenges. He began his career as an officer in the US Air Force and is now passionate about helping people and teams reach peak productivity.


Annika Haataja is a marketing assistant at Drum. She has a background in digital marketing and marketing communications which were the main drivers for her to develop an interest towards web based communication tools. Drum is a web meeting tool based around the WebRTC technology providing real time communication from browser to browser. With no downloads, Drum can be seen plugged into websites as a widget or used as a stand alone web meeting tool for people to collaborate in real time. The opinions expressed in Annika’s commentary are her own, and are not representative of Let’s Do Video.