MT. LAUREL, N.J., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Technology Council today announced the appointment of Ari Rabban, founder and CEO of Phone.com, to its board of directors. Rabban joins two other new board members elected for a two-year term.
As a member of the NJTC board, Rabban has committed to actively recruit new technology companies as members, to chair one of the NJTC board committees with Phone.com sponsoring or participating in one major NJTC event annually, and to serve as an ambassador for the NJTC outside the New Jersey area.
"Given New Jersey's rich history as a fount of innovation in telephony, the New Jersey Technology Council is pleased to have Phone.com CEO Ari Rabban join our Board of Directors," said NJTC President & CEO Maxine Ballen. "We hold much esteem for startup companies and are happy to have Ari bringing the entrepreneurial spirit to the NJTC."
Founded in 1996, the NJTC represents the state's dominant technology sectors. It provides access to capital, serves as an advocate in Washington, D.C., and Trenton, and continues to reaffirm New Jersey's current status as one of the top-tier destination states for technology.
"Joining the council is exciting to me personally, not only because of its key role to drive innovation, but also because the NJTC contributes to the growth of technology in the region," said Rabban. "I am looking forward to assisting the NJTC by developing programs and strategic alliances that benefit the entire New Jersey technology community."
Rabban has been CEO at Phone.com since the company's inception in September 2006. Phone.com is a VoIP and cloud phone service specializing in small-sized businesses and home offices based in Livingston, New Jersey.
For more information on how to become an NJTC member please visit: http://www.njtc.org/join/membership.asp
The New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) provides business support, networking opportunities, information, advocacy, and recognition of technology companies and their leaders. Founded in 1996, NJTC's member companies work together to support their own enterprises while advancing New Jersey's status as a leading technology center in the United States.
Phone.com is a cloud-based phone company offering a variety of innovative and economical business and home phone services for entrepreneurs, home offices, small businesses and individuals. Powered by advanced VoIP technologies, the company offers Phone.com Virtual Office for small businesses, Phone.com Virtual Number for individuals on the go, Phone.com Home Phone Plus for consumers and Phone.com Mobile Office and Mobile VoIP.