RingCentral announced today that it has appointed Joe Kennedy, current CEO and President of Pandora Media, Inc., to its board of directors. Kennedy has been President of Pandora since 2004, and also served in the same two roles at E-LOAN. From 1995 to 1999, he was the Vice President of Sales, Service, and Marketing for Saturn Corporation, bringing in over $4 billion in revenue. Kennedy holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and is poised to build on the the momentum of RingCentral.
“RingCentral is disrupting the business communications market with its cloud-based business phone systems,” said Kennedy. “They’re doing to business communications what Pandora is doing to radio – namely offering substantially richer experiences through the use of personalized, cloud-based services. It’s my pleasure to contribute to their success by becoming a part of the outstanding team at RingCentral.”
Also on Ringcentral’s board, is Vlad Shmunis (Founder, Chairman, CEO), Douglas Leone (General Partner of Sequoia Capital), David Weiden (General Partner at Khosla Ventures), Robert Theis (Managing Director at Scale Venture Partners), and Neil Williams (Chief Financial Officer, Intuit). Likewise, the business VoIP powerhouse is also excited to be working alongside Pandora’s CEO.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Joe Kennedy to RingCentral’s board of directors,” said Vlad Shmunis, CEO and Chairman of RingCentral. “Joe has an impressive track record of transforming major industries through imagination and innovation. His expertise will help guide RingCentral as we reimagine business phone systems worldwide.”
Source: PR Web