The final week of TED2020 featured conversations with experts on work, tech, government, activism and more, who shared thoughts on how we can build back better after the pandemic. Below, a recap of insights shared throughout the week. Mary L. Gray, anthropologist Big idea: AI-driven, service-on-demand companies like TaskRabbit, Amara and Amazon have built a […]Continue reading
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Eric S. Yuan founded Zoom in 2011 with the goal of bringing teams together. Prior to starting Zoom, he was corporate vice president of engineering at Cisco, where he was responsible for Cisco's collaboration software development. As one of the founding engineers and vice president of engineering at WebEx, he was the heart and soul of the WebEx product from 1997 to 2011. He proudly grew the WebEx team from 10 engineers to more than 800 worldwide and contributed to revenue growth from zero dollars to more than 800 million dollars.
Yuan is a named inventor on 11 issued and 20 pending patents. In 2017, he was added to the Business Insider list of the 52 Most Powerful People in Enterprise Tech. He is a graduate of the Stanford University Executive Program and holds a bachelor of science in applied mathematics from Shandong University of Science and Technology, China.