Our Commitment to Quality
We know that the most important feature of any web conferencing tool is reliability.
Meetings are personal, and your meeting tool should reflect well on you and your
At AnyMeeting, we’re committed to providing the most reliable web conferencing platform
available. We’ve developed a robust and scalable technology platform, designed for
stability, flexibility and ease of use. While tailored for small business, it’s
been reviewed and ranked highly versus major enterprise competitors.
Connect with Us
To stay informed about AnyMeeting, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
We also make frequent posts on our web conferencing blog.
Costin Tuculescu, CEO & Founder
Costin Tuculescu is the founder and CEO of AnyMeeting and a 12-year veteran of the
web conferencing industry. Costin has a BS in Computer Science from UC Irvine and
is an avid technologist and software engineer. In 2009, Costin identified an opportunity
in the web conferencing industry to apply an ad-supported business model to deliver
a free web conferencing and webinar service -- something no other provider had done.
AnyMeeting was created as a full-function alternative to paid services, with features
like video conferencing, audio conferencing, screen sharing, webinar scheduling
and more, completely for free. Since then, AnyMeeting has introduced ad-free plans
and focused squarely on the needs of small business. With a product specifically
designed and priced for small business, AnyMeeting has become a leader in small
business web conferencing and now serves hundreds of thousands or meeting hosts
from the small business community. In his spare time, Costin enjoys playing music
with his rock band, Robots Rise. Follow Costin on Twitter at @Costin312.
David Gerken, COO & VP of Business Development
David Gerken brings over 20 years of strategy and early-stage business development
experience. Previously, David was the founder and CEO of BuzzDash, a leading social
polling forum acquired by the Tribune Company, where he secured distribution and
content partnerships with several major media properties.
Prior to that, David served
as vice president of business development for Net Effect Systems, which was later
acquired by Ask Jeeves, and then as COO of Ask Jeeves’ operations in the UK & Ireland.
David began his business career as a strategy consultant with Price Waterhouse serving
large clients in the entertainment & media industries.
David holds a B.S. and M.S.
degree in engineering from the University of Michigan and Caltech, respectively,
and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Eli Burpee, Engineering Director
Eli has more than 14 years as a software development professional working with a
variety of organization from startups to Fortune 500 companies. At AnyMeeting, Eli
is focused on continuous product improvement, new feature deployments, resource
management, and software quality. He manages an experienced team of in-house developers
as well as key vendors and partners. His expertise spans software development methodologies,
database management, enterprise-class security and code quality – all essential
to building and maintaining AnyMeeting's robust and scalable platform.
AnyMeeting, Eli was a lead developer and consultant to numerous startups and growth
stage firms including Chase Credit Systems, QsLabs, Earthbound Media Group and two
firms acquired by Compuware. Eli began his career at Georgia Pacific in Atlanta
after graduating from Georgia State University with a degree in Computer Science.
Eli is a Microsoft Certified Professional and lives with his wife and young son
in Orange County, California.
Christine Henderson, Customer Service Director
Christine (aka "Chris") is an experienced customer service professional with over
15 years in the Internet and video game technology industry working with both startups
and large-scale operations. Chris is dedicated to building customer loyalty and
innovating customer service operations and contact channels in order to maximize
customer satisfaction and drive revenue.
Prior to AnyMeeting, Chris spent two years
with GameFly and nine years at IGN (a division of Fox News Corp.), where she led
the integration and enhancement efforts of the customer service operations, built
11 support sites, and managed a team that provided exceptional service to global
customers across the IGN Network. Emphasizing the customer as "King", her team demonstrated
a response time of less than two hours and achieved an online rating of five out
of five stars.
Garrett Borunda, Director of Quality Assurance
Garrett comes to AnyMeeting as a proven quality assurance executive. He has successfully
built professional engineering organizations and implemented SDLC processes for
both Fortune 500 companies and startup organizations including Apple, Symantec and
Spot Runner. His quality assurance expertise is augmented by experience leading
product management, development, and program management teams. Most recently, Garrett
led Technicolor’s 3D-services team as director of technology and product management.
Garrett graduated from Stanford University where he wrote his honors thesis on the
changing attitude of the Court towards school desegregation.
Chris Bechtel, Director of Marketing
Chris has been a business development, marketing and sales professional for more
than 20 years, working with startups, growth stage organizations and brands to maximize
the results of their digital marketing, PR and revenue generation activities through
the use of content and technology. He has worked with dozens of leading organizations
including, ACS (a Xerox Company), CarMax, City National Bank, Ebyline.com, Equities.com,
iPressroom.com, the Los Angeles Opera, Target Corporation, Trend Micro, and Yahoo!,
among many others.
A film school grad with a business and entrepreneurial passion,
Chris founded multiple companies over the last 20 years, beginning with Big Productions,
a rap music video production company in San Francisco. A writer and storyteller,
Chris also has a background in fashion, automotive, financial services, media, and
technology. It is this combination of skills that enable Chris to help companies
build long lasting customer relationships that translate into results. He lectures
frequently at UCLA, Cal State University Northridge and at numerous conferences
and events on strategies and tactics for integrating the web and social communications
into marketing and PR.
In the News
August 27, 2013: "Let’s dump WebEx and GoToMeeting for hosting web conferences", VentureBeat
May 21, 2013: "AnyMeeting Gives Gentle Nudge Towards Pro Plans", SoCalTech
April 18, 2013: "AnyMeeting Rolls Out New Mobile Apps for iPad and Android", SaaS Journal
April 2, 2013: "Web conferencing service unleashes competitive promotion", ZDNet
April 2, 2013: "AnyMeeting Targets Other Vendors' Customers", The Webinar Blog
January 21, 2013: "zipLogix, AnyMeeting Release Web Conference Service" , DSNews
November 27, 2012: "AnyMeeting Hits 250,000 Users", TMCNet
November 7, 2012: "AnyMeeting: Web Conferencing That Scales With Small Businesses", SmallBusinessTrends
September 17, 2012: "Free WebEx Competitor Gets Boost From VMware's Zimbra", InformationWeek
April 24, 2012: "3 Software Products Small Businesses Need to Know", Small Business Computing
April 24, 2012: "The Best Free Stuff of 2012 (Alphabetical List)", CIO
April 23, 2012: "The 15 Best Free Business Tools, Apps, and Services of 2012", PC World
March 7, 2012: "AnyMeeting Now Makes Online Meetings Free and Simple", PCWorld
September 26, 2012: "Five web-based conferencing apps", TechRepublic
September 3, 2012: "Products of the week 9.3.12", Network World
December 20, 2011: "AnyMeeting Goes Freemium", The Webinar Blog
November 10, 2011: "AnyMeeting undercuts GoToMeeting with cheap ad-free meetings", Venture Beat
November 7, 2011: “Group Video Chat Showdown: Google Hangouts and AnyMeeting Come Out on Top”, PC World
October 7, 2011: "AnyMeeting, The Free Webinar Service, Launches Redesign, Six-Way Video Conferencing", TechCrunch
September 6, 2011: "Make Money Conducting Webinars with AnyMeeting", PCWorld
July 13, 2011: "The Best Free Web Apps of 2011", PC Magazine
April 26, 2011: “AnyMeeting Offers Free (Ad-Supported) Web Meetings”, Forbes.com
April 18, 2011: "m.o. Interview: Costin Tuculescu, founder and CEO of AnyMeeting", m.o.
April 4, 2011: "AnyMeeting Makes Web Meetings, Webinars Free", InformationWeek
March 30, 2011: "Freebinar Becomes AnyMeeting with Added Video Broadcasting Feature", TMCnet