|Manipal Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)|
|Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering|
|Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.), Master of Science (MS)|
Praful Shah, the senior vice president of strategy for RingCentral, is responsible for defining the company’s business, product and marketing strategy. Shah brings more than 20 years of experience with major technology companies in the software and cloud industries. Before joining RingCentral, Shah worked at WebEx from its founding days until its acquisition by Cisco for $3.2 billion in 2007. At WebEx, Shah held various executive management positions, including vice president of strategic communications, online products, product marketing and business development. Shah previously served as the senior director of marketing for the Internet Products and Database Products Divisions at Oracle. Prior to joining Oracle, Shah held senior-level positions at Tandem Computers in product marketing and performance engineering.
Shah holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology in India and a master’s degree in computer science from Pennsylvania State University.