BlueJeans names new CEO15 August 2017
BlueJeans has announced that Quentin Gallivan has joined the company as CEO, while BlueJeans founder, Krish Ramakrishnan, will become executive chairman and lead strategy and innovation.
Gallivan (pictured right) is a four-time CEO with experience guiding numerous enterprise platform and cloud companies, while Ramakrishnan (pictured left) will focus on new market opportunities in video applications for industries such as healthcare, financial services, and entertainment.
“BlueJeans is leading a once-in-a-generation transformation of the collaboration, meetings, and enterprise application spaces by building a world-class enterprise video platform delivered in the cloud,” said Gallivan. “Krish and his team have done a phenomenal job in creating this new and exciting space while simultaneously building a company of significant scale with an impressive roster of large global enterprises. I’m excited to join this special company, helping to lead the organisation in its next phase of expansion and growth. I look forward to partnering with Krish as he continues to drive innovation and strategic market development for BlueJeans.”
“From the time I first met Quentin, I knew he was the right fit for BlueJeans,” said Ramakrishnan. “He’s demonstrated tremendous success at every company he’s led, particularly in scaling enterprise platforms and cloud-based technology companies, and he’s earned the respect of his employees, customers, partners, and investors along the way. Quentin also shares tremendous passion for our vision. He’s the right person at the right time. With Quentin as my trusted execution partner, I am incredibly excited to squarely focus on the aspects of leadership I enjoy most – innovation and strategy. This is how BlueJeans will redefine the way organisations communicate now and in the future.”