Chief Revenue Officer
As RingCentral’s Chief Revenue Officer, Carson Hostetter leads global sales including all direct, channel, and strategic partners. Prior to being promoted to this role, Carson held the title of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Sales where he built a world-class enterprise business. In this position, he led RingCentral’s worldwide field teams including field sales for the enterprise and commercial segments, solutions engineering, contact center sales, and video collaboration sales.
Prior to joining RingCentral in 2016, Carson worked at Avaya for seven years, holding several VP-level sales positions with revenue responsibilities up to $1B annually. He moved to Avaya after 10 years at Nortel Networks.
As an industry veteran, Carson has seen it all in the unified communications and contact center space and is passionate about using that knowledge to help customers transition to the cloud.
Carson holds a bachelor's degree in material science and engineering from North Carolina State University. He resides in Atlanta, GA, home of the world’s busiest airports, which he often uses to visit customers, partners, and team members around the world.
Carson has been happily married for over 10 years to Julie and has two daughters. He holds a third-degree black belt and sensei title in Shuri Ryu karate and enjoys teaching his little girls martial arts.