FreeConferenceCall’s COO Moves Up to Company President

**Editor’s Note: Click here to see which channel people were on the move in September.**

Josh Lowenthal, longtime chief operating officer at, is now the company’s president.

FreeConferenceCall's Josh LowenthalLowenthal will continue to oversee all retail and wholesale worldwide operations, global expansion strategy and business-development opportunities. In his new role, he 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,’s founder and CEO. “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.” operates in 60 countries on five continents, connecting more than 40 million callers each month. Services include HD audio conferencing, screen sharing, video conferencing, audio and visual recordings, customized greetings, security features, desktop scheduling and mobile applications.{ad}

The company has been growing quickly, more than doubling its minute volume and workforce in five years, it said.

In addition to helping carriers expand their service portfolios, Lowenthal is overseeing the growth of For Business. This newly launched service for midmarket and enterprise customers delivers conferencing and collaboration products and services.

The company promises partners who sell its SmartMeeting platform commissions larger than the industry norm, no channel conflict, a dedicated channel support team and more.

“I am honored to lead into the next exciting era,” Lowenthal said. “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, Lowenthal served as founder and CEO of various telecommunications startups, including West Africa-based AVAD Networks, TeleJunctions Conferencing and

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