Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
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Eric Yuan (Zoom) and Santi Subotovksy (Emergence Capital) - Winning a Crowded Market
48 minutes Posted Oct 28, 2020 at 2:00 am.
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After growing and leading the team that developed WebEx, Eric Yuan left his role as Corporate Vice President of Engineering at Cisco in 2011 to found Zoom Video Communications. Santiago Subotovsky, a general partner at Emergence Capital, led his firm’s investment in Zoom. In this conversation with Stanford lecturer Ravi Belani, they discuss what drove Zoom and how they built the confidence to launch this new company into an already crowded video conferencing market.