Vonage (Nasdaq: VG), a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, has appointed Stephen M. Ward, Jr. to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Ward is a member of the founding team of C3.ai, the leading developer of Artificial Intelligence enterprise platforms, and retired President and Chief Executive Officer for Lenovo Group Limited. With Ward’s appointment, Vonage’s Board will be comprised of 11 directors, 10 of whom are independent.
“We are pleased to welcome Steve Ward to the Vonage Board,” said Vonage Chairman Jeffrey Citron. “His proven leadership, deep expertise in the enterprise software space, and development experience in emerging technologies such as AI will provide tremendous value to the Vonage Board.”
“I am honored to join the Vonage Board at this pivotal moment in the Company’s history amidst the cloud communications revolution,” Ward said. “Digital transformation across all industries has accelerated tremendously over the past year. The breadth and depth of the Vonage Communications Platform uniquely positions the Company to stake a claim on this massive opportunity. I look forward to being a part of that journey as Vonage delivers the technology that businesses today need to do what’s next and stay ahead for years to come.”