Naveed Husain, Vice President Office Public Sector and Education is charged with developing the strategic alignment with industry trends. As a former customer of RingCentral, he is passionate about assisting new and existing customers adopt and leverage cloud-based Unified Communication as a Service and Contact Center as a Service. Formerly, he was the Chief Information Officer of Teachers College, Columbia University and had implemented RingCentral’s product suite, he has real world insights on the challenges and benefits of introducing a UCAAS/CCAAS solution. In his roles as a Chief Information Officer, he has empowered his teams to provide agile and consultative services using a cloud to deliver elegant solutions for research, teaching and learning that have resulted in business efficiencies and enhanced student experience. Naveed brings over 20 years of global professional experience in the private and public sectors, having served as the Chief Information Officer at Queens College, City University of New York where he aligned the technology departments goals to the College’s Strategic Plan. He has worked in challenging duty stations for the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, like Mogadishu and Iraq and has led enterprise projects for multinational firms in New York, London, Hong Kong, and Beijing.