Martin has been a key figure in 8x8’s growth and the birth of the IP based cloud communications industry, leading the company from its early days as a business VoIP pioneer to becoming a leading provider of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solutions. He holds 45 United States patents in the fields of semiconductors, computer architecture, video processing algorithms, videophones and communications. In November 2006, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed him to the California Broadband Task Force for the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency and he later served as Chair of the task force's Emerging Technologies and New Applications Working Group. That same year, he was named one of the "Top 100 Voices of IP Communications" by Internet Telephony magazine.“I credit VCXC and the FCC for taking a lead role in working to formulate the policies and procedures necessary for accelerating the transformation of our communications networks from antiquated TDM to next generation IP technologies,” said 8x8 CTO Bryan Martin. “We’ve come a long way over the past decade, but there is still much to be done and 8x8 remains committed to developing and delivering the industry’s most innovative and advanced unified communications in the cloud solutions.” For additional information regarding the New Telecosm Summit, go to http://newtelecosm.com/. About 8x8, Inc. 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) is a provider of unified communications and collaboration, or UCC, services in the cloud to small and medium businesses, or SMBs, and mid-market and distributed enterprises. The company delivers a broad suite of UCC services to in-office and mobile devices spanning cloud business phone service, virtual meeting, contact center software and virtual desktop through our proprietary unified software as a service, or SaaS, platform. For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, or connect with 8x8 on Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.