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RingCentral Strengthens Management Team with Industry Leader As Vice President of Strategy


Redwood City, CA. (PRWEB) April 22, 2008 – RingCentral today announced the appointment of Praful Shah to its executive team. As vice president of strategy, Shah will lead strategic marketing and communications for the company.

“Praful is the right leader to strategically communicate our strengths and support our long-term growth strategy,” said Vlad Shmunis, chairman of the board and CEO of RingCentral. “His strong track record and industry knowledge will be an invaluable asset to our company, as we continue to extend our leadership position in the market.”

Shah brings a proven record of success in strategic communications and marketing to RingCentral. Prior to joining RingCentral, Shah worked at WebEx for ten years, the industry leader in online meeting applications that was acquired by Cisco in 2007. At WebEx Shah held various executive management roles including vice president of strategic communications, online products, strategic marketing and business development. Shah also previously held positions at Oracle and Tandem. While at Oracle, Shah served as the senior director of marketing for the Internet products division.

RingCentral’s Internet phone service helps people connect to small businesses and mobile professionals worldwide. Delivering the power of a sophisticated phone system – without expensive hardware to buy or maintain – RingCentral takes the high cost and hassle out of communications, proving you don’t need a “big company” budget to look like a big company. 

About RingCentral

RingCentral provides an award-winning Internet phone service for small business. With top honors including PC Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award and Small Business Computing’s Excellence in Technology, RingCentral offers full-access to core small business phone services and helps improve productivity for over 50,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., RingCentral is privately held with backing from Sequioa Capital, Khosla Ventures, and DAG Ventures. For more information, please visit: //

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