8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced the appointment of Stephanie Garcia as Chief Human Resources Officer, reporting to CEO Dave Sipes. Garcia, a human resources executive with experience at several high-growth technology companies, will be responsible for leading the HR organization and expanding the company’s Team first culture as it enters its next phase of growth.
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Garcia is a recognized HR executive in the cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) industry, leading and scaling high-performing global HR operations at dynamic, fast-growth companies. She was most recently the Chief People Officer of Real Chemistry, a global health innovation company. Prior to Real Chemistry, Garcia led HR at Postmates, where she helped grow the workforce almost 2X leading up to its acquisition by Uber. Previously at PayPal, she led the global talent acquisition team as well as global HR for the Enterprise Services organization. Prior to that, Garcia served for nearly six years at Salesforce where she was the HR business partner responsible for the company's technology, products, marketing, finance, and employee success functions.
“Our ongoing commitment to being a Customer first, Product first, and Team first company is paramount to extend our leading 8x8 XCaaS™ integrated cloud unified communications and contact center solution,” said Dave Sipes, CEO at 8x8, Inc. “Our people are fundamental to our success, and Stephanie's deep expertise and experience helping high-velocity cloud and SaaS companies grow will be instrumental as we drive to become a $1 Billion revenue SaaS business."
“8x8 is a great place to work with a world-class organization, strong culture, and committed values that attracts the industry’s best and brightest people,” said Garcia. “Steering the company’s Team first efforts to expand 8x8's industry leadership for an integrated cloud communications and contact center solution is an incredible opportunity, and I look forward to scaling the company at this exciting time in the industry.”
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About 8x8 Inc.
8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT) is transforming the future of business communications as a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of 8x8 XCaaS™ (eXperience Communications as a Service™), an integrated contact center, voice communications, video, chat and API solution built on one global cloud communications platform. 8x8 uniquely eliminates the silos between Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) to power the communications requirements of all employees globally as they work together to deliver differentiated customer experiences. For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, or follow 8x8 on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
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