Five9 (FIVN) - Mike Burkland, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer - Interview


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Watch the CEO signature series interview, with Mike Burkland, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Five9 (FIVN).


Mike Burkland joined Five9 as president and CEO in January 2008. Since then, he has built a company that has experienced rapid growth, making Five9 one of the largest and fastest growing providers of cloud contact center software. Mike is responsible for the company’s strategic direction, financial success, and operational excellence.

Before Five9, Mike was the CEO of a handful of enterprise software and cloud companies in market segments ranging from systems management and content management to security and CRM. He has also led three private companies through successful acquisitions by larger public companies. Earlier in his career, he held various positions at Oracle and BMC. Mike holds MBA and BA degrees from the University of California at Berkeley.

Mike’s management philosophy is based on creating a team-oriented environment. In Mike’s view, a successful company is analogous to building a winning sports franchise. It requires a talented group of individuals to work together and execute a strategy and game plan for success.

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