Welcome Richard Dalzell To Twilio’s Board Of Directors

It’s my great pleasure to announce that Rick Dalzell has joined Twilio’s Board of Directors. As you usually read in such an announcement, I’ll tell you Rick’s background:  he was the CIO of Amazon for roughly 10 years, from 1997 to 2007. Before that, he was an SVP at Walmart. But titles and companies, while impressive, don’t tell the full story. Rick is humble, but he’s… Read More

Tim O’Reilly and Mitch Kapor Keynote Recap: Building For Good

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Software People are building amazing things. Today’s TwilioCon Keynotes from Tim O’Reilly and Mitch Kapor focused on how to leverage software to spark global change. Jeff Lawson opened Day 2 of TwilioCon announcing Twilio.org a new initiave enabling non-profits and DOers around the world to send a billion messages for good. Tim O’Reilly Since founding O’Reilly Media, Tim O’Reilly has worked to fulfill his company’s mantra… Read More

TwilioCon Closing Keynote with Jeff Lawson, Ethan Kurzweil and Josh Stein


Before TwilioCon ends, Twilio founder and  CEO Jeff Lawson will host a Fireside Chat with Ethan Kurzweil and Josh Stein. They’ll cover the future of developer platforms, how developers are changing communications tools and what it means to see the world through the lens of software. Check out the TwilioCon schedule here, and get your tickets here. Ethan Kurzweil is a partner at Bessemer Venture Partners,… Read More

TwilioCon Keynote Videos Live: Jeff Lawson and Evan Cooke

This past October, TwilioCon 2012 brought together the DOers and the developers building the next generation of communications. It was incredible to gather all these people in one space for three days of sessions, keynotes and serious hacking. We know some of you couldn’t make it to San Francisco, so we’ll be posting all the full session videos online starting with two keynote talks from Twilio… Read More

Queue Call In Hour: Books, Burritos and The Q Continuum

Yesterday we wrapped up our first ever Queue Call In Hour with Jeff Lawson live on the line, taking your calls and questions. The community dialed in to ask Jeff hard hitting questions like “How does Twilio leverage events to reach developers?” to dilemmas such as “Does having control over the space time continuum beat having a bunch of gadgets?” A special thanks goes to everyone… Read More

Announcing Twilio Connect

Today we are excited to introduce Twilio Connect, a new set of features and APIs enabling developers to simplify the process of integrating Twilio features into their apps without having to worry about end-user billing for phone numbers, call minutes and text messages. One of the most frequent pieces of feedback we’ve received from our developer community is that maintaining a usage-based billing system requires a… Read More

Join Twilio in Atlanta this Weekend for LessConf 2011

This Friday and Saturday we’ll be attending LessConf 2011 in Atlanta, GA. If you’re unfamiliar with the event, LessConf is a different kind of conference. There’s one speaker track, on-site (and really tasty) meals, outlets for every attendee and much more. Joining me at LessConf will be Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson who will be speaking Friday morning. Jeff’s talk is entitled “Pricing, self-service, APIs, and other… Read More

Twilio Founders Discuss Cloud Telephony on the Web 2.0 Show

Twilio co-founders Jeff, Evan, and John joined Adam Stacoviak (@adamstac) for the 63rd episode of the Web 2.0 Show last week to discuss cloud communications. As Adam mentions, the topics covered include: Where the idea of the Twilio service came from How we remain connected and communicate with the Twilio development community Netbook Mondays, our weekly developer contest where we blog about the Twilio developer community… Read More