Power 50 Profile: Josh Silverman, president, Skype

Power 50 Profile: Josh Silverman, president, Skype

2009


The presence of Skype looming over the mobile industry has made a breakthrough over the last year.Silverman has been championing his belief that operators ‘can’t dictate what software the users get to use’, as the number of Skype users has soared.He has secured 3 UK as a willing advocate among the operators to provide free Skype to Skype calls across the network, and has been canvassing Nokia as another supporter.Silverman has identified building a huge base of users as a vehicle to get Skype on to mobile phones through sheer demand from such a large consumer base.

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