RingCentral Names Cisco WebEx Veteran David Berman President
Former President of WebEx Joins RingCentral Executive Team
San Mateo, Calif. – June 13, 2013 – RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of cloud business communications solutions, today announced the appointment of David Berman as president of RingCentral. Berman will provide leadership across the business to develop, communicate, and implement RingCentral’s vision, mission, and overall strategic direction. He will report to RingCentral founder, chairman and CEO, Vlad Shmunis.
“David brings a wealth of experience in cloud business applications,” said Shmunis. “With his depth and breadth of knowledge on expanding into new and existing markets and developing innovative products, David will enable us to take the company to the next level.”
“I’m pleased to join RingCentral and help it in its next stage of expansion as it continues to bring world-class, innovative cloud business communication solutions to businesses of all sizes, in a variety of markets,” said Berman.
Prior to joining RingCentral, Berman served as president and CEO of Affectiva, Inc., which provides real-world accuracy and relevance in emotion analytics. There Berman developed the Affex SaaS platform for facial coding based on innovative research from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Before that, David was president of Worldwide Sales and Services at WebEx Communications, a position that he held through the acquisition of the company by Cisco. In that role, he was responsible for WebEx's revenue plan and the go-to-market strategy. A pioneer in the SaaS industry, David created and implemented the revolutionary web-touch sales and support model, which was key to the company's significant revenue growth.
RingCentral is a leading provider of cloud business communications solutions. It securely delivers quality voice, fax and text communications for businesses, regardless of size, locations, devices or budget. Easier to manage and more flexible than on-premise phone systems, RingCentral’s cloud solution adapts to the unique needs of each business, integrates with other cloud applications, and eliminates the expense of phone system hardware. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, RingCentral is privately held with backing from Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures, Cisco, Scale Ventures, and DAG Ventures. For more information on RingCentral products, call 1-877-268-2403 or by visit www.ringcentral.com.
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