Senior Vice President of Strategy, Analytics & Corporate Development
Darren Hakeman’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 Agari), Blackfire Research and a major global security company. He also served as Senior Vice President of Operations for a SaaS business unit of Lockheed Martin that emerged following Lockheed’s acquisition of Savi Technology, Inc., where he previously held senior-level roles in engineering, product management, marketing and global operations. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University.