RingCentral CEO and Founder Vlad Shmunis is an Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award semi-finalist in Northern California


San Mateo, California – WEBWIRE – Friday, April 11, 2014

EY announced that CEO Vlad Shmunis of RingCentral is a semi-finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Northern California region.  The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.  Vlad Shmunis was selected as a semi-finalist from more than 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges.  Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 10th at the Fairmont San Jose.

“It’s an incredible honor to be selected as a semifinalist for this prestigious award,” said Vlad Shmunis, CEO and founder of RingCentral. “I’m proud that this award also acknowledges the entire RingCentral team’s hard work in transforming business communication in the modern workplace. To be considered for this distinguished honor is a testament to RingCentral’s innovation, success and leadership in the space.”

Now in its 28th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 150 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. 

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year national program.  Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In Northern California, sponsors include King & Spalding, RoseRyan, Scherzer International, SmartBusiness, SolomonEdwards, and The Big Picture.

About RingCentral

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a leading provider of cloud-based business communications solutions. Easier to manage and more flexible than on-premises communications systems, RingCentral’s cloud solution meets the needs of modern distributed and mobile workforces, while eliminating the expense and complications of on-premises traditional hardware-based systems and software. RingCentral is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif.

RingCentral and the RingCentral logo are trademarks of RingCentral, Inc.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 150 cities in more than 60 countries.

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