Danielle Royston

CEO & Founder, TelcoDR

Danielle Royston

Speaker Bio


Danielle Royston (who goes by her initials, DR) is Telecom’s Leading Public Cloud Evangelist and founder and CEO of TelcoDR. She is also the acting CEO of Totogi, the world’s most advanced telco software company purpose-building products for the public cloud.

She has been the driving force behind the industry’s adoption of the public cloud, most notably as the builder of CLOUD CITY at MWC Barcelona in 2021. Widely recognized as an industry thought leader, she was also featured as a keynote speaker at MWC.

DR has been featured in numerous publications, including Forbes, TelecomTV, Light Reading, and Fast Company. She has 25+ years of enterprise software experience – 10+ as a CEO specializing in turnarounds.

DR lives in Austin, TX, and she holds a B.S. in computer science from Stanford University.