Keynotes Day[1] - Jeff Pulver

VoIP pioneer, Co-Founder of Zula, and Co-Founder of Vonage, Jeff Pulver, shares his inspiring story of childhood loneliness and how it inspired him to become a programmer.

Jeff Pulver

VoIP Pioneer, Co-Founder Zula, Co-Founder Vonage, Zula

Dreamer, Entrepreneur, Early-Stage Seed Investor. Helped shape the worldwide market acceptance of VoIP; Story teller; Chairman Zula; Producer of #140conf. Jeff Pulver is a pioneer of the VoIP industry. A globally renowned thought leader, author and entrepreneur. In 1995 Jeff defined "VON" to stand for Voice/Video on the Net and continues today to contribute words to both the telecom and social media vernacular. From 97 to '08 he hosted/produced the VON Conferences. Mr. Pulver is the founder of Free World Dialup (FWD), the VON Coalition, Vivox and others and is the co-founder of Zula and VoIP provider, Vonage. He has influenced the creation of numerous other startups. Active investor in (early) early-stage companies with a specific focus on Israeli Hi-Tech Startups. He recently has discovered health & wellness and hosted a new conference, #140You on June 18/19 2013 in NYC. Details at: Named by BusinessWeek as one of their 2003 Tech Gurus. Mr. Pulver is committed to the future of the Internet and is featured often in the media as an expert in his field.