Join us for three days packed full with thought leadership and technical deep dives on AI, SMS, CX, APIs, Cybersecurity, and featured industry luminaries!
Get ready for three days of expert led sessions that will help you revolutionize your business communications. Join us for keynotes, exciting product announcements, hear from our executive leaders, customers, and jump into code with our developers as we take a look at the state and future of communications and the power of the RingCentral platform.
Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva and the creator of Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People podcast. He is an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley) and an adjunct professor of the University of New South Wales. He was the chief evangelist of Apple and a trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation. He is the author of Wise Guy, The Art of the Start 2.0, The Art of Social Media, Enchantment, and eleven other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University, an MBA from UCLA, and an honorary doctorate from Babson College.
Kira Makagon leads global product, user experience, engineering, and operations. She is a critical driver in defining RingCentral’s product strategy and in bringing to market RingCentral’s robust communications and collaboration solutions. Makagon is also passionate about superior user experiences. Throughout her career, she has pioneered multiple breakthrough industry solutions and companies, garnering a reputation as a visionary product and business leader.
Before joining RingCentral, Makagon founded and served as CEO and president of Red Aril, a real-time audience and media optimization platform acquired by Hearst Corporation. Prior to that, she co-founded and held executive and board positions at flagship online marketing and CRM companies, including Octane Software, acquired by E.piphany, and Scopus Technology, acquired by Seibel.
Makagon holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. She serves as an advisor to entrepreneurs and early-stage companies, including Illuminate Ventures, and is a member of the Board of Directors at Calix.
As well as being a prominent and frequent speaker at many industry events, Makagon has received numerous awards, including a 2018 San Francisco Business Times Forever Influential Honor Roll award, a 2016 Silver Stevie for Female Executive of the Year, a 2016 Most Influential Women in Business from the San Francisco Business Times, a 2015 Women of Influence from the Silicon Valley Business Journal, and a 2015 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation award.
Chuck Emmette leads RingCentral’s global professional services sales, services offer management and advanced solution architecture. He is the architect of a global services strategy which emphasizes RingCentral's leadership in the UCaaS market and supports delivery of its robust communications and collaboration solutions. Chuck is also passionate about delivery excellence and solution-based selling, which has contributed to RingCentral continuing to attain above industry-average CSAT. Throughout his career, he has leveraged his extensive international enterprise experience and has earned a reputation as a visionary services leader
David Lee is the VP of Platform Products at RingCentral, where he leads RingCentral’s developer platform, integrations, and ecosystem products. Prior to RingCentral, David was VP of Product Management at Box, where he led Box’s product efforts through its hyper growth years from 2008 to 2013. David also held product and design leadership positions at Yahoo! and WebEx, where he was involved in a range of projects from Yahoo’s video advertising platform to WebEx's self-service meeting solution.
Early in his career, David worked as a systems engineer at Boeing's Commercial Aircraft division. David earned his MBA from Haas School of Business, and received a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from University of Southern California. In his spare time, David enjoys biking, snowboarding, and playing with his two young sons.
Sangeeta Walsh is part of the Product Marketing team leading the platform product marketing team. Her experience has been in high technology product marketing, product management, and business development focusing on software and hardware integrations at Cyanogen, Nokia, and Motorola.
Sangeeta holds a B.S. in Communications Systems Management with a minor in Journalism from Ohio University. She also holds an M.B.A. in International Business from The University of Wisconsin and most recently, completed an Executive Leadership program in Product Marketing / Product Management from Northwestern University.
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