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(562) 437-1411 ext 2721 Founder Dave Erickson Addresses Why Toll-Free Doesn't Pay CIO Perspectives Report: How Free Conferencing Affects Cost Savings

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Marketwired - December 04, 2014 – Founder Dave Erickson will present key findings regarding why toll-free calling is obsolete at the upcoming CIO Perspectives technology leaders' forum in Los Angeles December 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Erickson will discuss the dramatic shifts under way in the telecommunications industry and how CIOs can save unprecedented amounts of money.

"Companies need to recognize the dramatic savings services can provide to the enterprise business market today. Global toll conferencing offers cost savings without compromising security, quality or support," said Erickson.

Designed by CIOs and featuring IT leaders from Southern California, the upcoming event offers perspectives on business transformation, innovation and leadership. Erickson's keynote, titled "Toll-Free Conferencing: Stop Wasting Your Money", can greatly benefit any business leader looking for ways to reduce expenditure and enhance corporate strategy. Driven by bundled, flat rate telephone calling capabilities and the rise of Bring Your Own Device in the workplace, toll-free conferencing is rapidly becoming obsolete for businesses.

The founder of the privately held conferencing provider and his team have been providing services for millions of people in almost every country since 2001. The company's seamless teleconferencing service has become a household name. Clients include teachers, clergy, Fortune 500 employees, entrepreneurs and campaign offices for President Obama. Learn more about their recent enterprise ventures and why Erickson gave away more than $50,000 here.

About, the largest privately held conferencing provider in the United States, provides conference calling services to over 20 million callers a month. The company's reliable, high quality, reservation-less audio conferencing service is used to connect over 200 million calls a year around the world. A major milestone for took place during the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election, when both President Obama and Senator McCain's campaigns chose to communicate with their supporters nationwide. StartMeeting ( is the new service from the creators of StartMeeting combines real-time desktop sharing with integrated audio conferencing, offering state of the art features such as meeting recording and a customizable Meeting Wall. This innovative and robust audio and web conferencing service is priced significantly less than similar services. was founded in 2001 and is based in Long Beach, California.