John Bracken

John Bracken is a business development executive and product visionary who has a passion for building voice and web communication products. John has played key roles in several of our generationís most-influential web products, including Evite, AIM, and Patch. John is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of, a simple, web-based service for conference calling based on a personal link (, not a traditional ten digit phone number and pin. Prior to Speek, John worked as a business development executive at AOL where he supported the expansion of the AIM Network to hundreds of 3rd party products and the growth of, one of the largest local media web property in the US. As an entrepreneur, John was a co-founder, COO, and business development executive of In his early career, John worked as a technology and telecommunications consultant for Booz Allen and the San Francisco Consulting Group. John holds an MBA from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business and a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia.