8x8 Rings NYSE Opening Bell Honoring Customers for Its Continued Market Leadership

Today, at the NYSE, I rang the opening bell with our board member Major General Guy L. Hecker, Jr. (US Air Force retired), customers and partners. It was a surreal moment because over 4 years ago I embarked on this journey at 8x8 with a world-class team to transform enterprise communications. Now we are over a thousand employees and 50,000+ customers worldwide. I want to take this opportunity to thank all our employees, customers and partners who have been instrumental in our growth and expansion.  

Watch the video below of us ringing the bell at the NYSE: 

As I mentioned in our previous quarterly earnings call, our new X Series platform is the culmination of a multi-year process of acquisition and organic investment, and we believe it will be a game changer. X Series is uniquely positioned to be the communications engine companies need to fuel their digital transformation efforts for years to come. Our customers have seen the positive benefits to their business on using X Series:

“Delivering an exceptional customer experience is the difference between thriving and failing for a business like ours.”
-Ravi Kurumety, CIO at Lenox Corporation

“The platform helps boost our employee-customer interactions in real time with integrated voice, email and web chat, which is integral to giving customers the quick responses they demand.”
-Cam Lawler, Director, Enterprise Applications, Movement Mortgage

We have assembled amazing talent across all of our organizations to make sure we listen and build a customer-obsessed company helping companies transform their employee and customer experience. We continue to be the UCaaS market leader in the midmarket, enterprise segment based on subscribers (Synergy Research).

As I look back at today’s bell-ringing, the investments we have made in the right technology and talent, we are well-positioned to help our customers win in the next wave of enterprise communications with X Series, the industry’s only integrated cloud platform for voice, messaging, collaboration and contact center. I am confident that 2019 will be a great year for 8x8 and our customers.

Vik Verma
CEO of 8x8

Vik Verma


Vik is the CEO of 8x8, Inc. A former engineer and self-proclaimed nerd, Vik is a strong believer in building cutting-edge products and solutions that solve real-world customer problems in a cost effective manner. Vik holds degrees in Engineering from Stanford; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and Florida Institu [...] Read More >

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