Communicate. Collaborate. Compete.

The 8x8 Communications Cloud™ enables more rewarding connections everywhere.

We get employees, customers and applications talking

At 8x8, we help companies get their employees, customers and applications talking to make people more connected and productive no matter where they are in the world. Our solutions provide unmatched value for organizations across the globe by reducing complexity and cost, improving individual and team efficiency and performance, and enhancing overall customer experiences.

The world’s first communications cloud

8x8 is the world’s first Communications Cloud, combining unified communications, team collaboration interoperability, contact center, and analytics in a single, open and real-time platform. 8x8 eliminates information silos to expose vital, real-time intelligence across all clouds, applications and devices to improve individual and team productivity, business performance and customer experience.


Leadership Drives Innovation

Vik Verma
Mary Ellen Genovese
Darren Hakeman
Scott Sampson, 8x8, Inc.
Samuel Wilson, 8x8, Inc.
Mehdi Salour
Kevin Scott-Cowell
Vik Verma
Chief Executive Officer
Vik Verma loves to take complex technology and translate it into products and services that create value for customers the world over. For his early work at Savi on RFID and the Internet of Things—which revolutionized worldwide container tracking and security—the World Economic Forum in Davos named him one of...
Bryan R. Martin
Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer
Bryan Martin is 8x8’s technological visionary, leading the company’s drive to patent a range of disruptive and innovative technologies. With an excellent sense of how cloud communications transform enterprise communications and customer service, Bryan led 8x8 as CEO from its early days as a VoIP pioneer to its current position...
Mary Ellen Genovese
Chief Financial Officer
Mary Ellen is the financial and cultural force behind 8x8. She brings to 8x8 more than 25 years of executive experience, including CFO experience at Trimble Navigation Ltd., whose revenues grew from $271 to $669 million during her tenure, all while maintaining strong GAAP operating earnings and positive cash flow...
Rani Hublou
Chief Marketing Officer
Rani is 8x8’s Chief Marketing Officer and responsible for aligning the company’s value proposition, products, packaging and positioning with global marketing initiatives to advance awareness and adoption of the company’s industry-leading Communications Cloud platform and solutions. Rani brings extensive experience successfully implementing transformative go-to-market strategies for technology companies to create...
Dejan Deklich
Chief Product Officer
Dejan Deklich is 8x8’s chief product officer, responsible for the company’s global infrastructure, product vision and roadmap. His extensive experience in technology evaluation has made him an enthusiastic driver of corporate and product strategy for computational platforms and large scale systems from both a technical and a business perspective. Prior...
Darren Hakeman
Senior Vice President of Strategy, Analytics & Corporate Development
Darren’s 20 years of management and operational experience help him create enterprise-ready cloud products and services that apply 8x8’s cutting-edge technology to solve everyday business problems. A respected leader in translating innovation into game-changing offerings, he has advised leading Silicon Valley companies and emerging start-ups, including Authentication Metrics, Inc. (now...
Scott Sampson
Senior Vice President of Midmarket & Enterprise
Scott Sampson is responsible for all efforts to expand global midmarket and enterprise sales with a focus on developing and leveraging channel relationships to help drive this consultative sales business. He has more than 25 years of software industry experience with a proven track record of sales success. Sampson was...
Samuel Wilson
Senior Vice President of Small Business & eCommerce
Samuel Wilson is responsible for all global small business and eCommerce sales, operations and delivery with an aim to accelerate growth and productivity in this high-volume, transactional business. He joins 8x8 from MobileIron where he was instrumental in taking the company public and part of the team that grew annual...
Bill Corbin
Senior Vice President of Channels & Alliances
Bill Corbin has global responsibility for accelerating growth and momentum through indirect channels to drive adoption of 8x8’s integrated cloud communications, collaboration and contact center platform. Bill comes to 8x8 from CenturyLink where he served as the Senior Vice President, Alliances and Strategic Partnerships, and led a team of 400...
Amelia Generalis
Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Workplaces
Amelia Generalis leads 8x8’s global human resources and workplaces. Amelia brings 25 years of HR and business experience to 8x8 with a mix of Fortune 50 global brands as well as late stage “unicorn” hyper growth companies. Most recently,she was the SVP of HR at Model N where she led the people integration...
Mehdi Salour
Senior Vice President of Network Operations and DevOps
Mehdi Salour is a super-ninja when it comes to global networks and DevOps. He leads 8x8′s global network, data center, and security operations, enabling enterprise-grade service delivery to be a key differentiation for the company. In addition, as 8x8 increasingly supports the growing needs of mid-market and enterprise customers, Mehdi...
Jeff Romano
Senior Vice President of Global Services & Support
SVP of Global Services and Support for 8x8, Jeff’s charter is to transform and revolutionize the entire customer experience from deployment of services to ongoing service adoption, support and customer success. Jeff brings to 8x8 more than 25 years of international experience working with on-premises and cloud-based software companies to...
Kevin Scott-Cowell
Managing Director of 8x8 UK
Kevin Scott-Cowell’s vast experience in European telecom—with giants such as BT, Ericsson and Nortel—has proved invaluable as 8x8 has expanded its international footprint and offerings. He manages all of 8x8’s activities and expansion in the UK and Europe. Prior to joining the 8x8 team, Kevin was CEO of Voicenet Solutions,...
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Bryan Martin
Vik Verma
Chief Executive Officer
Vik Verma loves to take complex technology and create products and services that deliver value for customers worldwide. For his work at Savi Technology on RFID and the Internet of Things—which revolutionized container tracking and security—the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2003 named Vik one of 40 “Technology Pioneers.”...
Bryan R. Martin
Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer
Bryan Martin is 8x8’s technological visionary, leading the company’s drive to patent a range of disruptive and innovative technologies. With an excellent sense of how cloud communications transform enterprise communications and customer service, Bryan led 8x8 as CEO from its early days as a VoIP pioneer to its current position...
Guy L. Hecker
Major General Guy L. Hecker, Jr. has served as a director since August 1997 and lead director since January 2010. He was the founder of Stafford, Burke and Hecker, Inc., a consulting firm based in Alexandria, Virginia, and served as its President from 1982 to 2008. Prior to his retirement...
Vladimir Jacimovic
Vladimir Jacimovic has over 25 years of investing and operating experience with high growth companies in the technology and services industry with specific expertise in the Software as a Service (SaaS), Big Data and Security segments. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Continuum Capital Partners, an investment firm...
Ian Potter
Ian Potter has served as a director since September 2013. Mr. Potter resides in Singapore and France and brings more than 25 years of international business development, management and operational experience to 8x8. From 1994 until his retirement from Morgan Stanley in 2013, Mr. Potter served the firm in various...
Eric Salzman
Eric Salzman has served as a director since February 2012. Mr. Salzman has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry with expertise in M&A, private equity and special situation investing and has served as a board member or board observer on over 12 companies. From August 2011...
Jaswinder Pal Singh
Jaswinder Pal Singh has served as a director since October 2013. Since 2004, Dr. Singh has served as a Full Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University. He has also served as Chairman since May 2013 and Co-Founder since October 2011 of Gwynnie Bee, Inc., an Internet technology company in...
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Our partners in success

Our partners include top solutions providers, IT consultants, resellers, systems integrators and agents. Our programs offer a wealth of opportunities for participating partners to capitalize on the surging demand for our cloud-based services.

Innovation is in our DNA

Over 140 patents and counting.

It takes great effort and innovative thinking to build cloud communications that work simply, integrate seamlessly and perform reliably. In crafting our solutions, we’ve earned over 140 patents — and the trust of more than 50,000 satisfied companies around the world.

Reliable, Award-Winning Services

Backed by exceptional customer support, 8x8 service offers outstanding reliability with built-in redundancy from its global data centers to ensure maximum uptime and business continuity. 8x8 has become the dominant choice of businesses that seek powerful, seamless services to meet all of their communications and collaboration needs — now and for the future.

Gartner Unified Communications Magic Quadrant

Industry leader in Unified Communications– Gartner Magic Quadrant

Hosted VoIP Leader

Top Hosted VoIP Provider (five years and counting)– Infonetics Research

Forbes America's Best Companies

Top 25 Best Small Companies– Forbes America’s Best Companies

CloutTrust Enterprise-ready

CloudTrust Enterprise-Ready Ranking– Skyhigh Networks

Build your career with 8x8

We’re transforming the way the world communicates. Be a part of it. We’re always looking to add the best and brightest talent to our team.

Fast Facts

Employees: >1000
FY17 Revenue: $253.4 million
Patents: 150

Corporate Fact Sheet

8x8 is the trusted provider of secure and reliable cloud-based unified communications and contact center solutions to more than 50,000 businesses operating in over 150 countries across six continents.

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