India is Zoom’s second-largest market after US: CEO Eric Yuan

India is the second-largest market after the US in terms of visitors for popular videoconferencing platform Zoom, its founder & CEO Eric S Yuan said on Friday. This comes at a time when the NASDAQ-listed company is planning to open a technology centre in Bengaluru to expand its presence in the country and will hire key talents over the next few years.

“I want to say special thanks to our users in India. In terms of the number of visitors, India is second-largest country. The US is number one followed by India, Japan, UK and Canada,” Yuan said at an event organised by The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE).

The US-headquartered company, which offers 40 minutes of free video calling, has 21 offices globally, including India, UK, and Japan. A major part of its workforce, however, is based in the US. The company has a network of 18 data centres. […]