Jan-Joost Rueb co-founded eBuddy in 2003 and brings extensive transcontinental experience in telecommunications, business development and start-ups to his role as CEO.
Prior to founding eBuddy, Rueb was one of the early employees and served as director of business development at Arbinet, a telecom company that had a successful NASDAQ IPO in December 2004. Prior to Arbinet, he was business intelligence manager for Enertel NV/WorldPort, Inc., an Atlanta-based telecommunications company.
Rueb co-founded eBuddy and created the worldâ€™s first, independent web browser-based IM service as e-Messenger in 2003.
Rueb has a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
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|Oct 15, 2012||TechCrunch - Japanese Games Giant GREE Buys Minority Stake In Dutch Chat Startup eBuddy|
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|Jan 15, 2010||TechCrunch - How eBuddy's Mobile Monetization Strategy Helped It Turn A Profit|
|Jan 15, 2010||TechCrunch - How eBuddy’s Mobile Monetization Strategy Helped It Turn A Profit|
|Jan 10, 2010||Venture Beat - Will 2010 be mobile advertising's big year?|
|Mar 19, 2009||TechCrunch - eBuddy surpasses 10M downloads on GetJar|
|Dec 4, 2008||Venture Beat - eBuddy reports 10M downloads of mobile chat service|