8×8 appoints global human resources expansion leader

8×8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT), a provider of global cloud communications and customer engagement solutions, has announced key appointments to accelerate the company´s Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning capabilities, and expand its human resources organization globally, the company said.

8×8 has appointed Dr. Ali Arsanjani, Ph.D, as Vice President of AI and Machine Learning, and Manu Mukerji, as Senior Director of AI and Machine Learning. The team will lead the company´s efforts to leverage big data, analytics and machine learning to allow companies to gain deep, actionable insights and improve customer experiences.

Dr. Ali Arsanjani was formerly the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Analytics and Machine Learning at Deep Context, a deep-learning startup. Prior to Deep Context, he was a Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technology Officer for Analytics and Machine Learning at IBM.

Manu Mukerji has extensive experience in machine learning, big data, and scaling infrastructure that can handle billions of real-time transactions per day at companies like Tivo, Silicon Valley Data Science and ShareThis.

8×8 also has announced the appointment of Amelia Generalis as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Workplaces.

8×8 is a provider of global cloud communications and customer engagement solutions to over a million business users worldwide, empowering them to deliver exceptional customer experiences. For additional information, visit www.8×8.com.