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December 13, 2012
Texting for Work on the Rise Per RingCentral Survey Nearly 80 Percent of Adults Text for Work; More Than 60 Percent Want to Text With Their Business Numbers.

November 28, 2012
RingCentral Announces Industry’s First Business SMS The proliferation of smartphones and the consumerization of IT have dramatically increased the number of employees who text for business. Yet most employees are still forced to use their personal mobile numbers when texting for work.

November 5, 2012
RingCentral CEO Vlad Shmunis to Speak on Entrepreneurial Risk-Taking at Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Event

Vlad Shmunis, CEO and founder of RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider ofcloud business phone services, will participate in a panel discussion on “Creative Destruction: The Role of Entrepreneurial Risk-Taking in Business Creation.” The discussion is part of an event hosted on November 6th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), an organization internationally recognized for its expertise on entrepreneurship and education for at-risk youth.

September 10, 2012
RingCentral appoints Kira Makagon as EVP Innovation

RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of cloud business phone systems, today announced the appointment of Kira Makagon as Executive Vice President of Innovation. Ms. Makagon will lead product management, product marketing, engineering and operations and will report to Vlad Shmunis, RingCentral’s Founder, Chairman and CEO.

August 28, 2012
RingCentral Names Pandora CEO Kennedy as Director

RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of cloud business phone systems, today announced the appointment of Joe Kennedy, CEO and President of Pandora Media, Inc., to its board of directors.

April 18, 2012
RingCentral Cloud Touch Platform Reimagines Business Phone Systems

RingCentral today launched the RingCentral cloud touch platform, the first and only phone system that enables businesses to setup, manage and use their phone system from smart mobile devices. It’s the first phone system that allows businesses to turn any smart device into a smart business phone, and turn any location – even the beach – into an office.

March 28, 2012
CFO of Intuit and former CFO of Visa USA Inc. Neil Williams joins RingCentral’s Board of Directors

RingCentral, a leading provider of cloud business phone systems, today announced that Neil Williams, chief financial officer of Intuit, has joined its board of directors.

March 28, 2012
RingCentral Survey Reveals: 57% of Business Owners Rely on Cloud Services to Operate Over Half of their Business-Critical Applications Small and medium-sized business owners across all industries now rely on cloud services to power more than half of their business, according to an annual survey released today by RingCentral, a leading provider of cloud business phone systems.

March 21, 2012
RingCentral Integrates With Cloud Services Box, Dropbox and Google Docs

RingCentral, a leading provider of cloud business phone systems, today launched RingCentral CloudFax(SM), the first ever cloudbased, fully integrated fax service offering the ability to send documents directly from Box, Dropbox and Google Docs. With just a few clicks, RingCentral CloudFax(SM) enables users to seamlessly fax any document stored in the cloud from a single web page – improving workflow and boosting productivity.

March 14, 2012
RingCentral appoints Robert J. Lawson as Chief Financial Officer

RingCentral, the leading provider of cloud business phone systems, today announced the appointment of Robert J. Lawson as chief financial officer and senior vice president. Lawson will lead corporate finance, accounting and investor relations and will report to RingCentral founder, chairman and CEO Vlad Shmunis.