September 2018 marks the fifth anniversary of our initial public offering, and it’s been an exciting ride. We have celebrated the event by ringing the closing bell at the New … Read more “A Walk Down Memory Lane: Five Years Since RingCentral’s IPO”
Vlad Shmunis founded RingCentral in 1999 and launched RingCentral’s cloud business phone service in 2003. He developed the service based on the need he saw among businesses for an alternative to inflexible and expensive hardware-based phone systems. Since founding RingCentral, Shmunis has led the company in reimagining business communications. Today, the company empowers hundreds of thousands of businesses and their employees to work with unparalleled freedom and in imaginative new ways via a wide variety of mobile and fixed-line devices in traditional and dispersed work environments. Vlad has more than 25 years of industry and management experience. Prior to launching RingCentral, he founded and served as the CEO of Ring Zero Systems, a desktop software communications company. After shipping more than 25 million copies of its software through partnerships with leading PC manufacturers, Ring Zero Systems was acquired by Motorola. He was named a 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™, Northern California Region. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science from San Francisco State University and is a named inventor on a number of U.S. patents.
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The cloud communications and collaboration industry has been going through a dramatic shift over the past year. One thing is clear: The cloud is winning. And RingCentral is winning in … Read more “Winning in the Cloud with Collaborative Communications”
Synergy Research Group, an independent market research firm, released a new report on June 14, 2017 on the state of the Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) market. Synergy points … Read more “Synergy Research Reports RingCentral #1 in Worldwide UCaaS, Growing 2X Faster than Market”