i2Telecom. A developer of voice and data technologies include Voice over Internet Protocol, has hired two consultants to help it expand strategic relations and distribution efforts.

Lee Ackrich founded Ackrich & Associates, a marketing organization with more than 50 national buying offices and 7,000 retail partners. Ackrich has also worked as an executive with PackardBell/NEC and Royal Sales.

Mal Ransom founded MDR Market Vision, a provider of sales, marketing and other services. Ransom also worked for Packard Bell.

i2Telecom: www.i2telecom.com