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

Vic Verma
Steven Gatoff
Darren Hakeman
Mary Ellen Genovese
Venkat Nagaswamy
Meghan Keough
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...
Steven Gatoff
Chief Financial Officer
With a focus on increasing stockholder value for technology companies and a passion for driving change and enabling growth, Steven is an experienced SaaS CFO responsible for 8x8’s global financial operations. Steven brings 25+ years of leadership and finance expertise that supports the company’s globally expanding business, with a background...
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...
Mary Ellen Genovese
Managing Director of European Operations
Mary Ellen manages 8x8’s strategic business initiatives and expansion into the UK and Europe. She previously served as 8x8′s Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Prior to that, she was a consultant to the company and an advisor to the company’s Board of Directors Compensation Committee....
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...
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...
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...
Lisa Clark
Vice President of Contact Centre Product Management
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...
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...
Venkat Nagaswamy
Global VP of Demand Generation
Venkat Nagaswamy is Global VP of Demand Generation. He came to 8x8 as a result of his company’s acquisition. As co-founder and CEO of MarianaIQ, Venkat Nagaswamy brings a long and diverse background in high technology to bear on applying artificial intelligence and Deep Learning to help marketers make account-based...
Meghan Keough
Global VP Corporate and Product Marketing
Meghan Keough is a seasoned marketing leader with 20 years in the technology industry where she has held leadership roles in product marketing, product management, marketing and alliances at both large enterprise software companies such as Siebel and Oracle as well as high growth start-ups such as SignalDemand. As Global...
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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.”...
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...
Monique Bonner
Monique Bonner is Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Akamai, where she is dually focused on driving growth and operational excellence. She leads Akamai’s marketing efforts globally including brand, communications, field and digital marketing, as well as the company’s sales and services training and enablement programs. Ms. Bonner...
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 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 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.

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