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 organisations 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 centre 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

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,...
Brian O’Sullivan
UK Chief Technical Officer
Chief Technical Officer Brian O’Sullivan has over 20 years experience in telecommunications with the lion’s share dedicated to VoIP, making him one of the most experienced CTOs in the industry. Since joining the company Brian has led product development ensuring that our services are robust and simple for our clients to...
Nick Holland
UK Chief Technology Officer
Prior to the acquisition of DXI by 8x8, Nick led the effort to take DXI from being a dialler specialist to becoming a leader in contact centre communications. He is passionate and knowledgeable about his area of IT infrastructure gathered from a successful career spanning over 20 years in the...
Deborah Robertson
UK Marketing Director
Deborah Robertson is Marketing Director at 8x8 UK.  She brings considerable experience in unified communications and developing marketing strategies for large blue chip organisations. Deborah has held roles as Global Marketing Director at managed communications provider Easynet, UK Marketing Director at Avaya and Head of Media Communications at BT Business
Sharon Maslyn
UK Sales Director
Sharon joined the business in 2012 and she is responsible for developing and driving the sales operation. Previous to joining she was the founder of a successful emergency communications company. Her extensive knowledge of sales and the communications industry has been gained through high profile roles at Verizon where she...
Lisa Clark
UK Product Director
Lisa has over 10 years contact centre and telecoms experience, built upon an operations and product management background. She is a founding director of DXI and is currently performing the duties of Product Director. Joining 8x8 from DXI, Lisa works closely with the product, design and development teams and is...
Alec Kemp
UK Finance Director
Alec Kemp joined 8x8  in 2013 as UK Finance Director. On qualifying for his ACA in 1996, Alec joined Price Waterhouse (later PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) for 9 years gaining extensive experience in auditing, corporate finance and M&A both in Europe (based in London) and Asia-Pacific (based in Hong Kong). Prior to joining...
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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 capitalise on the surging demand for our cloud-based services.

Innovation is in our DNA

Over 125 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 125 patents — and the trust of more than 47,000 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 centres 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: >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.

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