Eric Yuan is the founder and CEO of cloud-based Zoom Video Communications. Prior to founding Zoom, Eric was corporate vice president of engineering at Cisco, where he was responsible for Cisco's collaboration software development. Eric was one of the founding engineers and vice president of engineering at Webex. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees in applied mathematics and computer science from Shandong University of Science and Technology. Eric is a named inventor on 11 issued and 20 pending patents in real time collaboration.