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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 as the leading provider of Unified Communications as a Service. Before becoming CEO in 2002, he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer, Chief Technical Officer and Senior Vice President, Engineering Operations.

Martin holds 45 United States Patents in the fields of semiconductors, computer architecture, video processing algorithms, videophones and communications. Internet Telephony magazine named one of the “Top 100 Voices of IP Communications.” Bryan also served on the California Broadband Task Force for the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, and later became Chair of the task force’s Emerging Technologies and New Applications Working Group.

Bryan is a member of the IEEE and Tau Beta Pi and received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

Bryan Martin - Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer
Fast Facts

NASDAQ: EGHT
Employees: >800
FY16 Revenue: $209.3 million
Patents: 128

Corporate Fact Sheet

8x8 is the trusted provider of secure and reliable cloud-based unified communications and virtual contact center solutions to more than 48,000 small, midsize and distributed enterprise organizations operating in over 40 countries across six continents.