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RingCentral Appoints Mike Kerr as Vice President of Operations; Distinguished Covad Executive to Spearhead Rapid Phase of Growth


SAN MATEO, Calif., Mar 06, 2006 – RingCentral, Inc., a key provider of on demand telecommunication services for small businesses and mobile executives, today announced the appointment of Mike Kerr to the position of vice president of operations. Mr. Kerr brings more than 25 years of senior management and technical expertise to RingCentral. His role in the company involves managing operations while developing a strategy for the company's future infrastructure to support its rapidly growing customer base.

"We are confident that having Mike on board will help support the company through its next phase of growth," said Vlad Shmunis, chairman of the board and CEO of RingCentral. "His extensive experience and track record for success in the communications industry will enable us to confidently forge our path, providing unique and unrivaled telecom services to small businesses." 

Most recently, Mr. Kerr served in various executive management, sales and operations roles with Covad, a nationwide provider of integrated voice and data communications. Prior to Covad, Mr. Kerr spent 20 years in management positions at AirTouch Communications growing its many subsidiaries, leading operational activities and maintaining accountability for profits and losses in the U.S., Caribbean, Canada and Mexico. Additionally, he was responsible for building the network infrastructure in North America, as well as all U.S. satellite commercial operations.

"RingCentral is a dynamic young company, proven by its 20,000 active customers," stated Mr. Kerr. "I'm looking forward to applying my technical knowledge, managerial skills and experience in the industry to maintaining and enhancing the RingCentral service and customer experience." 

About RingCentral, Inc. 
Founded in 2003, RingCentral provides telephony solutions through their software and Internet-enhanced services. To date, more than 25 million users have saved on their communications costs, expanded their reach and simplified their communications infrastructure by using RingCentral products and services. 

The company’s flagship offering, RingCentral Online, is a hosted telecommunications service designed to offer small businesses the functionality and flexibility normally reserved for large companies at a high price tag. Plans include toll free and regionally local phone numbers, business quality voicemail, dynamic call routing, Internet fax, as well as a host of powerful personalization and notification options. As a customers’ business grows, additional full-featured extensions, each with voicemail, fax, and call forwarding and notification rules, can be added turning RingCentral Online into a powerful Hosted PBX solution.

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