Founder & CEO, FreeConferenceCall.com
David Erickson is the CEO and Founder of FreeConferenceCall.com. His innovative ideas, straightforward solutions and deft execution have forever transformed the telecommunications industry to better suit the needs of the consumer. Dave founded FreeConferenceCall.com on the simple premise that collaborative communication should be affordable, efficient and available to people from all walks of life – from all over the world.
Over the last 15 years, Dave has orchestrated the growth of FreeConferenceCall.com, from its launch as a small start-up in 2001 into the 3rd largest conferencing provider in the US and 5th largest provider globally (Wainhouse, 2015). For his continued focus on development and for pioneering high definition conference bridges, Dave was named Innovator of the Year by VON.
Today, FreeConferenceCall.com assists organizations across the spectrum, ranging from prayer groups to presidential campaigns and has become the largest independent, privately owned conference call company on the planet. Boasting roughly 30 million users across 160 countries each month, the company is now the most recognized retail conferencing brand in the world.
At the helm of FreeConferenceCall.com, Dave is proud to have been awarded Best Executive of 2007 American Business Awards, People’s Choice Stevie Award for Favorite Telecommunications Company 2012, Gold Stevie Award for Best New Telecommunications Service of the Year 2012, Bronze Stevie Award for Telecommunications Company of the Year 2012, Winter 2016 High Performer Award from G2 Crowd and most recently, Gold Stevie Award for Customer Service Leader of the year 2016.
Prior to his work at FreeConferenceCall.com, Dave owned and operated companies in the fields of construction, finance, and technology. Dave lives in Long Beach, California with his wife and three children and enjoys fishing, boating, surfing, and volunteering in the community.