Jeff Pulver, cofounder of Vonage, Zula
Jeff Pulver is the co-founder in Vonage (NYSE: VG), one of the biggest & earliest VoIP companies around, & Zula, a WhatsApp for businesses. Pulver is a self-described futurist, serial entrepreneur & long-time evangelist for VoIP technologies. Jeff Pulver founded the VON Coalition in 1996 which helped keep VoIP unregulated in America for 9 years & paved the way for Skype & Google Voice. Pulver founded Min-X in 1998 which became Vonage in 2001. He is an early investor into Twitter, Foursquare, & Facebook. He is also the producer of the 140 Characters Conference.
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Brian Park, Washington DC Chapter Director
Over 18 years professional experience in web/online/mobile product development. Experience in developing innovative consumer & enterprise collaborative web products & services. Has started three previous startups, including one that had $17 million in revenues. Previously worked for AOL & Merrill Lynch. Is a CMUer.|
Email: Brian@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @brianbpark
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