West Palm Beach, Fla. • Dan Borislow, inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in developing phone calls over the Internet, died Monday, according to officials at the company he founded. He was 52.
A spokeswoman for MagicJack Vocaltec Ltd., said he died of a heart attack. In a statement, MagicJack CEO Gerald Vento praised Borislow as a visionary.
"Dan was a true telecom pioneer whose vision, creativity, energy, passion and single-minded focus was the driving force behind the success of magicJack," said Vento. "Our continued success is dedicated to extending his vision for the great company he created."