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Almost 6 years ago, I left Cisco WebEx with a core team of engineers to build Zoom. By August 2012, we had an early beta product: Zoom 0.9. It wasn’t perfect, but it had promise. We were proud and couldn’t wait to share it with the world. But in an industry crowded with giants, we […]
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Last week was a big week for Zoom, with the announcement of our $100M Series D Funding and the release of Zoom 4.0, and then the news that Zoom is the fastest growing app on the Okta platform. I am thrilled to partner with Sequoia for the future of our company, but it’s also worth […]
Dear Zoom Community, Today we announced that Zoom has raised $100 million in Series D funding from Sequoia, with additional participation from Emergence Capital, Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures, and Qualcomm Ventures. We also announced the launch of Zoom 4.0, a new release featuring leading-edge innovations for enhanced enterprise functionality. By addressing the huge market […]
Two weeks ago, Zoom traveled to Orlando for the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. At the conference we hosted a presentation “CIO Discussion: Streamline your Collaboration Stack,” where we heard from our customers Versartis Inc. (pharmaceuticals) and Cvent (event management software). Our President, David Berman, sat down with Versartis CIO, Todd Dekkinga, and Cvent SVP and CIO, Pradeep Mannakkara, to […]
When I was in sales in the early days of WebEx, video was cool, but ultimately risky eye candy. We only had 40 video ports for the entire company (and mind you, this was supposed to be our bread and butter), so salespeople had to jump on video to give the prospect a quick peek, […]
Books to read over the summer? With so much to do and precious little time to do it in, that might sound like a work of fiction. This is certainly no less true for the CIOs and IT managers among you. We know all about you BTW, in a totally non-creepy way of-course 🙂 The […]
In the past, engineering teams often worked together in one physical location. Of course, the best engineers for your particular needs, may not always live in the same place. To hire the best, you have to be able to manage a globally dispersed team. This means engineering leadership must adopt technological means of communication. But […]