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Exciting news! Today Zoom announced that we have added two new members to our leadership team: David Berman, Former President of RingCentral, is the new President of Zoom, and Peter Gassner, Founder and CEO of Veeva, is the newest member of Zoom’s Board of Directors.
These leaders from Ring Central and Veeva are joining the Zoom team to help us reach new markets with our all-in-one video collaboration solution.
As President, David Berman will have responsibility for Zoom’s go-to-market efforts and administrative operations, reporting to our Founder and CEO, Eric S. Yuan.
David brings to Zoom more than 15 years experience building sales, marketing, and go-to-market teams in the software technology industry.
He is known for his innovative, effective sales and go-to-market strategies, including the revolutionary web-touch sales and service model he developed as President of Worldwide Sales and Services at WebEx, helping the Company attain its IPO and 100X revenue growth. As President of RingCentral, he was a key contributor to their highly successful IPO and helped drive the company to industry-leading growth rates.
“In my 15+ years in the industry, no one has done collaboration right. Then one day, I have a meeting on this new technology Zoom and I’m blown away. Zoom has a world-class product and team, and tremendous growth. Zoom is ready to scale and I’m here to make sure we do it right,” said David.
Peter Gassner has 20 years of experience creating some of the most widely-deployed platforms and solutions in the enterprise software industry. Peter, one of the Silicon Valley’s top technologists, is the Founder and CEO of Veeva Systems, an early adopter of Zoom. Prior to Veeva, Peter was at forefront of major enterprise software technology shifts during his time at Salesforce.com and PeopleSoft.
“I am thrilled to join the Zoom team. As a devoted Zoom user, I know that it is the comprehensive solution that businesses have been waiting for. This market has historically been segmented into different providers for different collaboration needs; Zoom brings it all together in one versatile, simple platform. It’s majorly disrupting the market and I’m proud to be a part of their next stage of growth,” said Peter.
We at Zoom are happy to have our new leaders on board. “By every measure — customers, revenues, usage — Zoom is growing at an astounding pace,” said our CEO, Eric S. Yuan, referring in part to the recent announcement that Zoom is on track to support more than four billion annual meeting minutes based on daily usage.
“We are building our leadership team to ensure that our company meets the demands of this growth and continues to deliver happiness to our customers — always our number one priority. I am proud to welcome David and Peter to the team!”