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Five9 Appoints Technology Veteran Michael J. Burdiek to Board of Directors

SAN RAMON, CALIF. – October 15, 2015 – Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVN) a leading provider of cloud software for the enterprise contact center market, has appointed Michael J. Burdiek to the company’s Board of Directors.


Burdiek is a seasoned technology industry professional with more than 20 years of experience in implementing effective business strategies and is currently the president and chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors at CalAmp. Some of his previous positions include:

  • President and chief operating officer of CalAmp
  • President and chief executive officer of Telenetics Corporation, data communications products manufacturer
  • Senior vice president and general manager of Comarco's Wireless Test Systems unit


“Michael Burdiek brings a unique combination of strategic and operational experience along with a deep understanding of technology and go-to-market strategies. As a current CEO of a successful public company, Michael brings valuable experience and I look forward to his contribution to our board as we continue to scale Five9,” said Mike Burkland, President and CEO, Five9.


“I am thrilled to join the Five9 Board of Directors. This is an exciting time for Five9 given the strong momentum in its Enterprise business. Five9 is a pure-play cloud software company, in the large and underpenetrated cloud contact center market.  The company has been consistently delivering impressive top-line growth while also marching towards profitability,”said Michael J. Burdiek, Board Member, Five9.


About Five9

Five9 is a leading provider of cloud software for the contact center market, bringing the power of the cloud to thousands of customers and facilitating more than three billion customer interactions annually. Since 2001, Five9 has led the cloud revolution in contact centers, helping organizations transition from legacy premise-based solutions to the cloud. Five9 provides businesses secure, reliable, scalable cloud contact center software designed to create exceptional customer experiences, increase agent productivity and deliver tangible business results. For more information visit


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