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Zoom Video Communications

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Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (commonly shortened to Zoom, and stylized as zoom) is a communications technology company headquartered in San Jose, California. It provides videotelephony and online chat services through a cloud-based peer-to-peer software platform used for video communications (Meetings), messaging (Chat), voice calls (Phone), conference rooms for video meetings (Rooms), virtual events (Events) and contact centers (Contact Center), and offers an open platform allowing third-party developers to build custom applications on its unified communications platform (Developer Platform).[1] The company was founded in 2011 by Eric Yuan, a former Cisco engineer and executive. It launched its software in 2013.[2]

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Zoom Video Communications, Inc.
TypePublic company
FoundedApril 21, 2011; 12 years ago (2011-04-21)
FounderEric Yuan
HeadquartersSan Jose, California, U.S.
Area served
Key people
RevenueIncrease US$4.39 billion (2023)
Decrease US$245 million (2023)
Decrease US$104 million (2023)
Total assetsIncrease US$8.13 billion (2023)
Total equityIncrease US$6.21 billion (2023)
Number of employees
8,484 (January 2023)
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata
Footnotes / references
Financials as of January 31, 2023[1]

Its software products have faced public and media scrutiny related to security and privacy issues, though the company has taken measures to address these issues.[3][4][5]