Dejan (Dan) Deklich

Chief Development Officer

As RingCentral’s Chief Development Officer, Dejan “Dan” Deklich leads a worldwide engineering development and quality team.  Dan brings 20+ years of industry experience in Cloud Computing, Unified Communication, Contact Center and Data/Analytics.

Building on RingCentral’s deep heritage of engineering innovation, Dan leads key feature development and product expansion projects across RingCentral’s platform of AI-powered global enterprise cloud communications, video meetings, collaboration, and contact center solutions. Having worked across the U.S., Asia and Europe, Dan brings his experience of hiring the very best global engineering talent to support RingCentral scale internationally. 

Prior to joining RingCentral, Dan was Chief Technology and Products Officer at 8x8, responsible for all engineering, product and operations. Before 8x8, Dan held various senior leadership roles at U.S. software technology company, Splunk, where he was driving development of Cloud and Enterprise products. Prior to Splunk, Dan held engineering and management roles at Nice Systems, Yahoo, and IBM Research.

An industry veteran with extensive experience in managing and leading teams of engineers and scientists to create real-world applications in the field of data processing, parallel computation, search, content matching, BI, analytics, and big data, Dan is recognized as a thought leader in the industry. He regularly shares his insights at conferences and industry events, inspiring others to embrace the potential of cloud communication, digital transformation, and driving research innovation to viable product commercialization.

He holds a MS CE, computer science and software engineering from Santa Clara University, and is a graduate of University of Bremen, Germany.