Phone.com was founded in 2007 with an inspired mission to be the world’s most convenient self-service cloud communications platform for entrepreneurs and small companies.
Our virtual phone service is building on the digital, VoIP-industry experience of our founders to deliver a complete suite of enterprise-grade unified communication services at an SMB price.
Today, we believe that as powerful as smartphones get, as fast as technology evolves, and as virtual as business becomes, the cornerstone of a successful company continues to be communication.
On that foundation, our team has built the most robust business-communications platform on the planet – an always-available, cloud-based phone system that grows with your business. With more than 50 easily configured features and a platform that seamlessly connects all of your devices to deliver a unified phone presence for your company, Phone.com is powered by something extraordinary: common sense.
For more information on how to communicate better, contact Phone.com today.
Ari is a veteran of the IP-communications industry. He served as president and advisor for two VoIP companies that were acquired. Also as senior executive at VocalTec Communications, the VoIP industry pioneer, and a strategy manager for Lucent Technologies. Ari currently serves on the boards at the NJ Technology Council and the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership. He holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, and a law degree and BA in Economics, both from Tel Aviv University.
Alon is a respected entrepreneur and inventor, with five U.S. patents to his name. He is widely recognized as the godfather of the VoIP industry, for which he has been recognized with numerous awards. Alon was the co-founder of VocalTec Communications, the first company to provide Internet voice technology worldwide. Alon holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, as well as an MBA from Tel Aviv University.
Alon is a frequent speaker at top industry conferences, serves on technical advisory boards or as a mentor of several companies and is also an expert witness in VoIP patent litigation trials.
Brent Barbara is the SVP of Business Development at Phone.com. With over three decades of experience in growth strategy and execution, Brent is responsible for driving growth with our fast-growing customer base across all regions. His role also allows him to craft unique editorial pieces, moderate conference panels, and leverage Phone.com's large footprint to foster greater brand-building and revenue-gaining opportunities. He holds a BA Economics from the University of Rochester .
Michael has worked every facet of finance in the telecom industry over the years. Previously he served as an auditor at KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Michael is also an accomplished DJ and music aficionado, recognized in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Timeout NJ. Michael is a CPA with a BA in Accounting from the University of Birmingham, UK.
Joel is an experienced telecom executive, author and lecturer. He served as EVP and CTO at BandTel, Global Touch and Fusion Telecom, and as Executive Director at CICNET. Joel holds a B.Sc. from Towson University, and a M.Sc in Management with an emphasis in Information Systems Security from Colorado Technical University.
Chris Basile is the VP of Inside Sales & Customer Success, overseeing revenue growth, successful onboarding, ongoing adoption, and the overall success and support of our Phone.com customers. Chris brings over 20 years of leadership/call center experience with specialization in employee engagement/retention, workforce optimization, leadership development, and cultural transformations. He holds a BA in Business Management from California Coast University, and in his spare time enjoys traveling.
Ian Honcharuk is the Director of Software Engineering at Phone.com, where he oversees and the development teams and the development of all of Phone.com’s products. Ian brings more than two decades of experience in the tech industry as a founder, engineering, and business leader. In his spare time, Ian spends time with his family and enjoys music. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology.
Aalok Kaushish is VP of Network Engineering, overseeing research and development, product management, operations, and maintenance Aalok joined Phone.com as Director IT Infrastructure and Operations in 2016. He has over 20 years’ industry experience, much of it in management roles in engineering, operations, and services.
Martin is a product visionary with expertise in technical project management and system architecture. As such, he helped several companies perceive and capture new market opportunities. Recently he led an innovation lab at Shopkeep and founded a tech startup. Prior to that he was a VP of Technology at Deutsche Bank. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Université de Montréal and an M.Sc. Technology Management from Columbia University.
Yaron Globus brings 20 years of experience in strategic, analytical thinking to Phone.com. Combined with proven expertise and leadership in hands-on money management, with a unique combination of business savvy and advanced technical knowledge; recognized for passion, drive, and enthusiasm to transform businesses. Yaron is known for his innovative, collaborative professionalism with proven ability to consistently deliver creative, cost-effective, reliable solutions to business problems, and ensure company turnarounds in rapidly changing environments.
Rupesh Gupta is currently the Database, Reporting, and Billing Manager at Phone.com. During the last six years, Rupesh helped to build our comprehensive baseline of current network assets, services, and cost drivers. He works with other project resources to model multiple potential solutions for network transformation as well as the resulting business cases.