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Tech Industry Veteran to Lead Expansion of Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Zoom today announced that Damien Hooper-Campbell will join the company as its first Chief Diversity Officer, effective June 1, 2020. Damien brings over 15 years of expertise in diversity and inclusion, leadership and management coaching, recruiting, community engagement, and finance to this role. […]

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Zoom Hires Damien Hooper-Campbell as Chief Diversity Officer
May 28, 2020

As we continue on our 90-day plan to improve the security and privacy of our platform, this week’s “Ask Eric Anything” webinar focused on the draft design of our end-to-end encryption offering, Zoom’s new president of engineering and product, security updates for Zoom Rooms, and this week’s Zoom 5.0 update deadline for GCM encryption. Zoom […]

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90-Day Security Plan Progress Report: May 27
May 27, 2020

We know graduation ceremonies are looking a little bit different this year, but they can still be special. So we’ve created a Virtual Graduation How-To Guide with technical and non-technical tips to help students, faculty, and family around the world carry out their graduation celebrations in a memorable way.  Here are a few thoughts on executing your […]

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Tips for Hosting Your Zoom Graduation

With the release from this past weekend, Zoom Rooms now have greater security and privacy host controls. We urge Zoom Rooms admins to update their rooms for these enhanced features, but just as importantly, to meet the minimum requirements of version 5.0 or greater for GCM encryption, which will be enabled and required for all […]

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Update Your Zoom Rooms for Security Enhancements & GCM Encryption Readiness
May 26, 2020

Cloud and Collaboration Veteran to Lead Rapidly Expanding Functions Zoom announced today that Velchamy Sankarlingam will join the company as the President of Engineering and Product, effective June 12. Sankarlingam comes to Zoom after more than nine years at VMware, where he was most recently Senior Vice President, Cloud Services Development and Operations. Reporting directly […]

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Velchamy Sankarlingam Joins Zoom as President of Product and Engineering

We announced several recent security updates and user interface enhancements from the product team during the May 20 “Ask Eric Anything” webinar. Here’s a roundup of the main security changes to the Zoom platform from the past week: Screen sharing: For single Zoom Pro accounts, screen sharing is set to Host Only by default. Hosts […]

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Zoom Product Updates: Restricted Screen Sharing by Default, Consent for Unmuting & Audio Alert for the Waiting Room
May 22, 2020

Today Zoom published a draft cryptographic design for an end-to-end-encrypted video communications offering. Security and privacy are the twin pillars of Zoom’s 90-day plan. When I joined Zoom with the rest of the Keybase team on May 7, we announced our intention to build the most secure video meeting offering that can reach current Zoom […]

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Zoom Publishes Draft Design of End-to-End Encryption Offering

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), founded to drive greater access to digital tools for people with disabilities, and Zoom plays an important role in providing that access for national nonprofit IFB Solutions, the largest employer of people who are blind or visually impaired in the U.S. IFB relies on Zoom and the platform’s […]

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Zoom Helps IFB Solutions Keep the Visually Impaired Employed, Learning & Connected During COVID-19
May 21, 2020

Construction can be described as a group of trained people gathering on a job site to collaboratively build something. This endeavor brings many tools into play. There are pneumatic hammers, sanders, skip loaders, wheelbarrows, graders, hard hats — and Zoom Meetings — some of it taking place right in the middle of the dust and […]

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Construction’s Newest Critical Tool — Zoom