8×8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced the appointment of Lisa Del Real to Global Channel Chief, reporting to Chief Sales Officer Ken Berryman. Del Real is a channel executive with a strong track record building successful global channel programs in the high-growth technology industry. She will be responsible for leading 8×8’s channel programs globally.
Del Real is a recognized channel executive in the cloud communications industry, leading and scaling global channel programs. She was most recently Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at RingCentral. Del Real has also won numerous channel awards, including being named by CRN as The Most Powerful Women of the Channel 2021: Power 100, and a Circle of Excellence Winner by Channel Futures. Previously, Del Real held executive positions in the financial services industry.
“The channel is playing an instrumental role in guiding organizations as they move off legacy, on-premises communications and customer engagement systems to empower a dynamic and hybrid workforce,” said Ken Berryman, Chief Sales Officer at 8×8, Inc. “Lisa’s extensive experience driving and growing successful global channel programs will allow us to accelerate adoption for our industry-leading integrated cloud unified communications and contact center solution.”