8x8 Introduces Lisa Del Real as Global Channel Chief

By Luke Bellos, Editor, TMCnet  |  January 27, 2022

Global cloud communications platform provider 8x8 recently revealed Lisa Del Real has been appointed to the position of Global Channel Chief. 

Adding Del Real to 8x8 (News - Alert) the leadership team seems to be a logical step for  the company development, as she is a highly respected figure in the cloud communications sector. Prior to joining 8x8, Del Real held the position of Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for competing cloud communications company, RingCentral (News - Alert). 

Additionally, Del Real worked in executive roles in the financial services industry, and is the recipient of a number of channel awards. She was also recently selected as one of the top female executives in CRN’s The Most Powerful Women of the Channel 2021.

“8x8 is perfectly positioned to provide partners and their customers with truly ground-breaking products and services with the 8x8 XCaaS™ solution,” said Del Real. “As 8x8 enters its next phase of growth, there is an incredible opportunity to help build a Partner first channel program that drives 8x8’s efforts to expand its industry leadership for an integrated cloud communications and contact center solution.”

As part of Del Real’s appointment, she will be responsible for leading 8x8’s channel programs across the world, and will report directly to Chief Sales Officer, Ken Berryman.

“The channel is playing an instrumental role in guiding organizations as they move off legacy, on-premises communications and customer engagement systems to empower a dynamic and hybrid workforce,” said Ken Berryman, Chief Sales Officer at 8x8, Inc. “Lisa’s extensive experience driving and growing successful global channel programs will allow us to accelerate adoption for our industry-leading integrated cloud unified communications and contact center solution.”

Edited by Luke Bellos