Management Team

Jim Y. Li, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Halloo Communications is the latest startup in a series of successful ventures founded and grown by Mr. Li during his nearly 16 years in the networking and telecommunications industry. Prior to founding Halloo, he served as founder and Chief Technology Officer of Whistle Communications, which was acquired by IBM Corporation. For the six years before that, Li served as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Tribe Computer Works, until the company was acquired by Zoom Telephonics. After receiving his S.B.E.E. and S.M.E.E. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he worked at the investment firms Morgan Stanley & Co. and CS First Boston, before venturing into the high tech industry.

Daniel Joensen, Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Joensen is responsible for both Operations and Finance at Halloo. He has taken an active role in the packaging and deployment of key new products, including the company’s new FlexCall ManagerTM Hosted Call Center service. His background includes leadership positions in several successful technology-driven startups during the past 15 years, including (sold to AOL in 2004), Security Bank Direct Lending (acquired by Marshall & Ilsley), and the consulting firm Mitchell Madison Group (a McKinsey & Company spinout sold to USWeb/CKS). Mr. Joensen received his B.S. and M.S. in computer science from University of Copenhagen and an S.M./M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management.