Founder and CEO, TelEvolution, Inc.As chief executive officer, David Beckemeyer sets corporate strategy and oversees all aspects of the business for TelEvolution. He has been instrumental in spearheading and executing TelEvolution's major milestones, including founding the company, developing the patent-pending PhoneGnome technology and business model, securing angel financing, establishing a world-class advisory board, and recruiting a seasoned executive team. Beckemeyer secured TelEvolution's strategic relationship with Linksys/Cisco and retail distribution of PhoneGnome. Most recently, he led the successful deployment of PhoneGnome around the globe, including the Americas, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Prior to founding TelEvolution, Beckemeyer was co-founder of EarthLink, where he served as vice president of engineering and chief technology officer. As CTO, he directed EarthLink's technical growth from a single server and a few modems to a multibillion dollar company with state-of-the-art data centers in Pasadena, CA, and Atlanta, GA. Beckemeyer was also instrumental in EarthLink's initial public offering in 1997. He is currently EarthLink's distinguished research engineer, serving as strategic advisor to executive management.