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.
- 01/15/10 -techcrunch.com