Zoom Head Greg Tomb Fired Without Reason
- 07, March , 2023
Newstoday: Greg Tomb, a former Google employee, has been fired as president of the video conferencing company Zoom. During his tenure as CEO, the businessman participated in earnings calls and oversaw sales. Zoom does not seek a successor, according to a company spokesperson. The CEO of Zoom, Eric Yuan, who founded the company in 2011, reported directly to Tomb. The company estimated 300 million people were on Zoom calls daily by April 2020, including funerals and weddings. At that time, Mr. Yuan expressed his excitement about hiring Mr. Tomb, saying, "Greg is regarded as a world-class technology industry leader who has helped companies grow at critical times." In addition to joining the team, Mr. Tomb expressed excitement about "fueling development" as organizations worldwide meet their communication needs. As with many companies in the IT sector, the company has struggled to maintain its epidemic boom and has had to lay off employees.