Company announces change in executive leadership as industry veteran Joshua Lowenthal is promoted from Chief Operating Officer to President
Long Beach, Calif. (October 4, 2016) – FreeConferenceCall.com, the most recognized conferencing and collaboration brand on the planet, today announced its long-time COO Josh Lowenthal has been named President of FreeConferenceCall.com.
At FreeConferenceCall.com, Lowenthal will continue to oversee all retail and wholesale worldwide operations, global expansion strategy and business development opportunities. In his new role, Lowenthal takes on responsibilities for the overall business strategy, leading the company’s vision and stimulating innovation in product development, marketing and sales, profitability and market leadership.
“Josh has played an instrumental leadership role amplifying our global footprint by establishing new strategic partnerships with international carriers,” said David Erickson, founder and CEO of FreeConferenceCall.com. “Elevating Josh into this position ensures that we will continue down a path of expansion and innovation, finding new ways to grow our world-class services, bolster our high-quality network and add additional value to our customers and the global communications ecosystem.”
FreeConferenceCall.com is one of the top three U.S. conferencing providers and one of the top five in the world. The company operates in 60 countries on five continents, connecting more than 40 million callers each month. It has experienced a steep growth trajectory, more than doubling its minute volume and workforce in just five years. Under Lowenthal’s direction, merging products and services are poised for even greater success across global markets in the years to come.
In addition to helping carriers expand their service portfolios with a reliable, cost-effective network solution, Lowenthal is also overseeing the growth of FreeConferenceCall.com For Business™. This newly launched solution for mid-market and enterprise customers delivers, mission-critical conferencing and collaboration products and services at disruptive prices.
“I am honored to lead FreeConferenceCall.com into the next exciting era,” said Lowenthal. “We will continue our focus on execution in product and technology development to remain a leader in the conferencing and collaboration arena. I am committed to empowering this talented team to realize its full potential, lead change and strengthen the love customers have for this brand.”
Prior to joining FreeConferenceCall.com, Lowenthal served as founder and CEO of various telecommunications start-ups: West Africa-based AVAD Networks, TeleJunctions Conferencing and Flash phone pioneer Yakfree.com. Lowenthal earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and attended the University of California, San Diego, where he earned a master’s degree in international affairs. He currently serves on the advisory board of directors at Children Today and lives in Long Beach, Calif., with his wife and three daughters.
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FreeConferenceCall.com is the most recognized conferencing brand on the planet with users in more than 800,000 businesses, including nearly all Fortune 500. Service offerings around the globe with unlimited use include: high-quality HD audio conferencing screen sharing, video conferencing, audio and visual recordings, customized greetings, security features, desktop scheduling and mobile applications. Mid-market and enterprise customers can take advantage of FreeConferenceCall.com For Business: high-quality, reliable and secure conferencing and collaboration services complemented by 24/7 customer support, enterprise account management teams, consolidated billing, customized user analytic reports, employee rollout and training and white-label services.
FreeConferenceCall.com was founded by David Erickson in 2001 and is based in Long Beach, California.