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About UC Insights

UC Insights is a boutique analysis, consulting and market research firm specializing in unified communications (UC).  Founded by a UC industry veteran, UC Insights provides unique perspectives that enable clients to gain a better understanding of the dynamics of UC and to develop a strategy to gain business advantage in the UC era.

Russell Bennett            Russell Bennett - UC Insights

Founder and Principal

Russell is the Principal at UC Insights and has over 20 years of experience in the software technology business in Europe, Asia and North America. Since the turn of the millennium he has been at the leading edge of SIP and unified communications product development and has played a significant role in most aspects of the development of that technology.

  • In January 2000, he joined dynamicsoft, Inc. (later acquired by Cisco Systems), where he led the product teams that created the first implementation of SIP-based presence as well as providing SIP routing network elements for many of the early next generation communications networks such as Vonage, Level(3) and Sprint.

  • In 2003, he joined Avaya to lead the SIP Infrastructure Core Team and brought to market the Avaya Converged Communications Server and a SIP-enabled version of the Avaya Communication Manager IP-PBX.

  • From 2004-10 he was a Program Manager within the Microsoft Unified Communications Group, where he: