Rich Tehrani, currently CEO and Group Editor-in-Chief, has led TMC in many capacities since 1982. Rich Tehrani is also a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) industry expert, visionary, author and columnist. Rich founded the leading magazine focused on VoIP in 1998 and, in his role as president of TMC, is the owner of the registered trademark for the term Internet Telephony. Rich is also the founder and chairman of INTERNET TELEPHONY® Conference & EXPO, the leading conference focused on VoIP since its launch in 1999. Rich holds a computer engineering degree from The University of Connecticut.