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2001: A Conferencing Odyssey

Our story began in 2001, when our founder, David Erickson, purchased a $10 URL and set up a company based on the idea that conferencing should be available to all.

That company, FreeConferenceCall.com, has since become one of the largest and most recognized conferencing brands in the world, with over 40 million users per month. Based on that same principle, in 2012, the award-winning team behind FreeConferenceCall.com, unleashed another innovative service: StartMeeting®. StartMeeting offers businesses professional-grade conferencing features and a game-changing number of participants at a fraction of the price of our competitors. At StartMeeting, we believe conferencing should be limitless and empower you with all the tools, connections and reliability you need to thrive, no matter what your business size.

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Quality and reliability; by the numbers.

We own our conferencing network, so we optimize every connection made. And with our network being the second largest by call volume (after West Unified Communications), it’s clear to see why so many Fortune 500 companies rely on us to host their conference calls.



21.1 Million

Average participants per month

40 Million +

Conferences hosted annually

8 Million

Registered users from around the world



Our Executives

We are proud to be guided by a team of highly experienced individuals who are passionate about delivering the best conferencing services to as many people as possible. With a proven track record in innovation and success, just like our products, their ambition knows no bounds.

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David Erickson


FOUNDER & CEO
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Eugene Tcipnjatov


CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
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Scott Southron


CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
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Jeff Erickson


VICE PRESIDENT, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
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Brandon Klein


VICE PRESIDENT, STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS
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Heather Hall


VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE
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Bill Swain


VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING
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Bryan Petersen


VICE PRESIDENT, NETWORK OPERATIONS
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Since 2001, our network has carried over 2 billion call connections.

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