Founded in June 2011, Zoom has today hosted over 20 billion annualized meeting minutes, has 800,000 users, 600 employees worldwide, and a valuation well north of $1 billion.
In January 2017 Zoom raised $100 million in Series D funding from Sequoia Capital, taking its total capital raised to $145.5 million.
Prior to founding Zoom, Eric was Corporate Vice President of Engineering at Cisco, where he was responsible for Cisco’s collaboration software development. He was also one of the founding engineers and Vice President of Engineering at WebEx, where he grew the WebEx team from 10 engineers to more than 800 worldwide, and contributed to revenue growth from $0 to more than $800M. Eric is a named inventor on 11 issued and 20 pending patents in real time collaboration.
In 2017, Eric was added to the Business Insider list of the 52 Most Powerful People in Enterprise Tech