Dreamer, Entrepreneur, Early-Stage Seed Investor. Helped shape the worldwide market acceptance of VoIP.
Co-Founder and Chairman Zula; Creator/Producer of #140conf. JeffPulver 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 1997 to 2008 he hosted/produced the worldwide VON Conferences which helped popularize the use of VoIP inside the telecom industry.
In 2004 the FCC issued “The Pulver Order” which was the first positive ruling about VoIP in the USA and the world.
Mr. Pulver is the founder of Free World Dialup (FWD), the VON Coalition, Vivox and is the co-founder of Zula and the Broadband VoIP provider, Vonage (NYSE: VG ). 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. 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.