202014 Sep
8x8 Expands Go-To-Market Operations; Appoints Steve Seger as Chief Revenue Officer
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Businesswire
Summary

“Steve is a world-class executive with an entrepreneurial mindset who leads and inspires teams to deliver tangible ROI for customers,” said Vik Verma, Chief Executive Officer at 8x8, Inc. “This move signals 8x8’s investment in accelerating the success of our more than 1 million business users, and aggressively winning the hearts, minds and wallets of new Cloud Communications customers worldwide. Seger is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati where he teaches Master’s level Big Data Integration to graduate candidates in the MIS and MBA programs. “We have a unique market opportunity — unlike any other brand in the Cloud Communications marketplace — our unified platform has all of the essential applications and elements to power organizations around the world to naturally communicate and seamlessly operate from anywhere.” Ken Berryman, a strategic advisor of the company, who has served as the company’s acting Chief Revenue Officer, will now be responsible for strategic expansion efforts worldwide. A seasoned corporate strategist, he has had previous senior leadership positions at Intel, BMC Software, and Symantec and is a former McKinsey & Company partner. Such statements are predictions only, and actual events or results could differ materially from those made in any forward-looking statements due to a number of risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to: market acceptance of and customer demand for new or existing services and features; competition in the markets we compete; the impact of economic downturns on us and our customers, including the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Customer Service & Support
  • Call Center Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Collaboration & Communication