GENBAND, a 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50, is a global leader in real-time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries. Kandy, its award-winning, disruptive real-time communications software development platform, is built from the company’s global telecommunications network and security technologies. The platform enables these companies to easily embed a full suite of voice, video, chat, screen-sharing and collaboration capabilities into their existing business, web and mobile applications. The company’s Network Modernization, Unified Communications, Mobility and Embedded Communications solutions enable its customers to quickly capitalize on growing market segments and introduce differentiating products, applications and services. GENBAND’s market-leading solutions, which are deployable in the network, on premise or through the cloud, help its customers connect people to each other and address the growing demands of today’s consumers and businesses for real-time communications wherever they happen to be.

Frisco, US
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Key People at GENBAND

Mark L. Pugerude

Mark L. Pugerude

President, Global Sales
David Walsh

David Walsh

President, CEO and Chairman
Darrin Whitney

Darrin Whitney

Chief Information Officer
Daryl Raiford

Daryl Raiford

Chief Financial Officer
Jon Jorgl

Jon Jorgl

President of Enterprise
John McCready

John McCready

EVP, Products & Corporate Development

GENBAND Locations

Frisco, US
Chatswood, AU
Shanghai, CN
Minato, JP
Moscow, RU
Maidenhead, GB
Mexico City, MX
Denver, US
Gurgaon, IN
Dubai, AE
Plano, US
New Delhi, IN
Pleasanton, US
Ottawa, CA
Billerica, US



Founding Date


Total Funding

$712 M

Latest funding size

$50 M

Time since last funding

3 months


GGV Capital, Venrock, Oak Investment Partners, Sevin Rosen Funds, Trellis Partners, Invesco Perpetual, Star Ventures, Siemens Venture Capital, Wheatley Partners, TeleSoft Partners, Texas Instruments, HLM Venture Partners, Alcatel-Lucent, Columbia Partners Private Capital

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