RingCentral Names Jay Blazensky Vice President of Business Development; Accomplished Telecom Industry Veteran to Drive RingCentral’s Partner Plans and Expansion Efforts.
SAN MATEO, Calif., June 06, 2006 – RingCentral, Inc., a key provider of on demand telecommunication services for small businesses and mobile workers, today announced the appointment of Jay Blazensky to the position of vice president of business development. Mr. Blazensky brings more than 23 years of telecom industry experience in business development, senior management and marketing to RingCentral. In his new role, Mr. Blazensky will lead RingCentral’s growth initiatives by establishing new channel partnerships and developing strategic relationships with industry players.
“In Jay Blazensky, RingCentral has found the right leader to expand our portfolio of partners and leverage untapped resources to support our long-term growth strategy,” said Vlad Shmunis, chairman of the board and CEO of RingCentral. “Jay’s telecommunications expertise and deep VoIP industry knowledge will be an invaluable asset to our company, as we continue to extend our offerings.”
Mr. Blazensky joins RingCentral from Sylantro Systems, where he played an instrumental role in spearheading business development and strategic sales initiatives. While there, he managed the sales of carrier-grade VoIP service platforms to national telecom service providers, specifically targeting small and medium sized businesses and forged tactical alliances with leading companies to expand distribution channels. Prior to Sylantro, Mr. Blazensky held positions as the director of business development at Innomedia, an IP convergence solution, and the vice president of marketing and co-founder of Digicom Systems, a leader in communication systems integration. In both roles, he helped to pave the way for personal Internet telephony products, as well as introducing “soft modem” technology to the worldwide community of PC manufacturers.
“RingCentral is uniquely qualified to provide small business users with a powerful and highly integrated business communications experience, with immediate and unrivaled benefit,” stated Mr. Blazensky. “I am looking forward to the opportunity to grow RingCentral’s subscriber base through creative partnering with the industry’s top small business affiliates.”
About RingCentral, Inc.
Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., RingCentral, Inc. provides on demand telecommunications services that enable small businesses and mobile workers to effectively manage communications and project a professional image to customers, partners and prospects. RingCentral’s easy-to-use service lowers communication costs, reduces capital expenses and boosts productivity. Unifying business, mobile and home phones with a single number, RingCentral ensures its 20,000 plus customers never miss an important call, message or fax. For more information, visit www.ringcentral.com.
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