Don’t Be the Next Contact Center Horror Story

3 Ways to Build a Modern CX Stack

Is your sleep filled with nightmares about contact center horror stories? Do you lie awake worrying if your contact center is actually ready for modern customer expectations? Artificial Intelligence (AI), business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR), and return on investment (ROI) are top priorities for contact center leaders, but how should you build a resilient, flexible contact center ecosystem that makes both your customers and bosses happy?

On Demand
1h 00min

Join Bandwidth’s General Manager of Contact Center solutions, Ankush Gangwani, and Metrigy’s CEO and Principal Analyst, Robin Gareiss, to learn how you can avoid common Contact Center horror stories—from CX disruption to integration gaps.

In this webinar, you’ll learn about:

  • Top priorities and roadmaps for CX leaders
  • Turning your contact center into a competitive advantage
  • Creating resiliency in the voice channel
  • How you can integrate AI, bots, and more


Featured Speakers

  • Robin Gareiss
    Robin Gareiss
    CEO and Principal Analyst

    Robin Gareiss is CEO and Principal Analyst at Metrigy, where she oversees research product development, conducts primary research, and advises leading enterprises, vendors, and carriers. For 25+ years, Ms. Gareiss has advised hundreds of senior IT executives, ranging in size from Fortune 100 to Fortune 1000, developing technology strategies and analyzing how they can transform their businesses. She has developed industry-leading, interactive cost models for some of the world’s largest enterprises and vendors. Ms. Gareiss leads Metrigy’s Digital Transformation and Digital Customer Experience research. She also is a widely recognized expert in the communications field, with specialty areas of contact center, AI-enabled customer engagement, customer success analytics, and UCC. She is a sought-after speaker at conferences and trade shows, presenting at events such as Enterprise Connect, ICMI, IDG’s FutureIT, Interop, Mobile Business Expo, and CeBit. She also writes a blog for No Jitter. Additional entrepreneurial experience includes co-founding and overseeing marketing and business development for The OnBoard Group, a water-purification and general contracting business in Illinois. She also served as president and treasurer of Living Hope Lutheran Church, led youth mission trips, and ran successful fundraisers for children’s cancer research. She serves on the University of Illinois College of Media Advisory Council, as well. Before starting Metrigy, Ms. Gareiss was President and Co-Founder of Nemertes Research. Prior to that, she shaped technology and business coverage as Senior News Editor of InformationWeek, a leading business-technology publication with 440,000 readers. She also served in a variety of capacities at Data Communications and CommunicationsWeek magazines, where helped set strategic direction, oversaw reader surveys, and provided quantitative and statistical analysis. In addition to publishing hundreds of research reports, she has won several prestigious awards for her in-depth analyses of business-technology issues. Ms. Gareiss also taught ethics at the Poynter Institute for Advanced Media Studies. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, and American Medical News. She earned a bachelor of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois and lives in Illinois.

  • Ankush  Gangwani
    Ankush Gangwani
    General Manager and VP of Product Management

    Ankush Gangwani is General Manager and VP of Product at Bandwidth. A business leader with passion for technology and a proven record of conceiving product strategies and steering them to successful execution, Ankush brings hands-on experience in building, architecture, management and GTM of global cloud based businesses. Ankush’s vision is to create a strong Enterprise Business Portfolio at Bandwidth and build the right value propositions for enterprises with partnership in CPaaS, AI, CCaaS and UCaaS. In his previous role at Tata Communications, Ankush co-founded the Digital Customer Experience portfolio. He has held multiple cross functional roles ranging from product management, consulting services, solutions architecture, sales engineering, and business development, giving a 360-degree view of all aspects of the industry.

  • Eric Krapf
    Eric Krapf
    GM & Program Co-Chair, Enterprise Connect
    Publisher, No Jitter

    Eric Krapf is General Manager and Program Co-Chair for Enterprise Connect, the leading conference/exhibition and online events brand in the enterprise communications industry. He has been Enterprise Connect’s Program Co-Chair for over a decade. He is also publisher of No Jitter, the Enterprise Connect community’s daily news and analysis website. Eric served as editor of No Jitter from its founding in 2007 until taking over as publisher in 2015. From 1996 to 2004, Eric was managing editor of Business Communications Review (BCR) magazine, and from 2004 to 2007, he was the magazine's editor. Before coming to BCR, he was managing editor and senior editor of America's Network magazine, covering the public telecommunications industry. Prior to working in high-tech journalism, he was a reporter and editor at newspapers in Connecticut and Texas.

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