8×8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced the appointment of Amritesh Chaudhuri (Amrit) as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, effective March 1, 2021. Chaudhuri is a recognized leader in the cloud industry, known for taking cloud and SaaS solutions, including contact center and communications, to market both in the enterprise and the SMB space.
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“8×8 is part of a significant and rapidly evolving market that is quickly adopting cloud software,” stated Dave Sipes, CEO of 8×8, Inc. “Amrit brings deep experience running marketing teams at scale and excels in leading go-to-market strategy in high velocity markets such as the cloud communications industry. He will play a key role in expanding our combined unified communications and contact center market leadership for businesses of all sizes.”
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Most recently, Chaudhuri led marketing at RingCentral. Previously, he led marketing for Oracle’s Cloud Platform portfolio ($5B+ business) and was responsible for setting the leadership vision and execution strategy to drive growth and adoption for Oracle’s PaaS and IaaS services.
“I am thrilled to be joining 8×8 at this watershed moment for the cloud communications industry,” said Amrit Chaudhuri. “This market is dynamic and has never been more relevant. 8×8’s innovative products and integrated platform are uniquely positioned to help organizations embrace the transformation of work.”
Former CMO Marge Breya will continue to advise 8×8 as a consultant. “We thank Marge for her significant contributions to 8×8. Over the past year, she helped navigate a time of great change for our industry, built an excellent team, and positioned 8×8 well for future growth,” added Sipes.
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