Belmont, CA, USA, April, 2019 -- RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced the appointment of Godfrey Sullivan to its board of directors. Sullivan has served as chairman of the board of directors of Splunk, Inc., an enterprise software company, since 2011 and previously as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Splunk from 2008 to 2015.
"Godfrey brings an impressive background with deep experience working with highly disruptive enterprise software and cloud companies and scaling them for success," said Vlad Shmunis, founder, chairman, and CEO, RingCentral. "I’m excited to welcome him to our board of directors as we continue to extend our leadership position in the cloud communications market. Godfrey’s guidance will be instrumental as we scale our business globally to meet the communications and collaboration needs of our enterprise customers."
"RingCentral has proven its market leadership in an industry historically dominated by legacy hardware vendors through its innovation in cloud communications software," said Sullivan. "I’m honored to join the company’s board of directors and to contribute to the next phase of RingCentral’s growth."
Sullivan has served as a member of the board of directors of CrowdStrike, Inc. since 2017 and Citrix Systems, Inc. from 2005 to 2018. He is the former president and CEO of Hyperion Solutions Corporation. Sullivan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baylor University.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
About RingCentral, Inc.:
RingCentral is a publicly traded provider of cloud-based phone systems for businesses. It is headquartered in Belmont, California and has offices in Denver, Colorado; Manila, Philippines; Xiamen, China; St. Petersburg, Russia and Odessa Ukraine.
Published: Monday, April 8, 2019