Five9 Continues Growth, Surpassing Revenue Records

Five9 Continues Growth, Surpassing Revenue Records with Industry-Leading AI Innovations, International Expansion, and Partner Acceleration

Five9 closed 2023 with strong growth and continued business momentum leading into 2024. As enterprises continue to invest in customer experience as a core business differentiator, Five9’s focus on product innovation, ecosystem expansion with key strategic and technology partners, and global investments has strengthened the company’s market position for the year ahead.

Mike Burkland, Five9 CEO and Chairman, said,

“The team’s unwavering dedication to expanding our business through customer-centric innovation has been the cornerstone of Five9’s remarkable success in the past year,”

“The passion and dedication exhibited by each member of the Five9 team have cultivated an unparalleled culture of excellence, for which I am both proud and deeply grateful. I am excited about a promising year ahead.”

Strong Financial Results, Customer Growth, and International Expansion

In 2023, Five9 achieved a 17% year-over-year revenue increase to a record $910 million, with strong product offerings, a vision for growth, and high-value strategic relationships with customers and partners. Key highlights:

» Enterprise subscription revenue grew 25% YoY; international revenue grew 29% YoY; 183 customers generated over $1M in ARR to Five9, representing more than 50% of recurring revenue

» Key investments in Five9’s international presence, notably the new Engineering Hub in Porto, Portugal announced in January 2023. Since its opening, headcount has increased by nearly 50%, a reflection of Five9’s commitment to expanding both with regional offices and by acquiring top talent across all regions.

» Continued channel expansion and market coverage via new and expanded international partnerships with MCM Telecom and XTT Mexico (LATAM), BT (Europe); TELUS International (Canada), and others

Industry-Leading Innovation

With the emergence of Generative AI, Five9 captured the appetite of enterprises hungry to utilise the power of artificial intelligence within the contact centre. Through organic product innovation and strategic acquisition, the company has continued delivering high-value customer journey insights and analytics solutions.

» Launched Agent Assist 2.0 with AI Summary. Using the same generative AI technology behind ChatGPT, the solution summarises customer call transcripts in seconds, yielding a rapid time to value by reducing manual, after-call work. YoY bookings growth for Agent Assist accelerated in each of the last three quarters, culminating in a 6X increase in Q4.

»  Five9 launched enhancements to Five9 Workflow Automation (WFA) in March – now a standard part of the Five9 Intelligent CX Platform

» In August, Five9 announced the acquisition of Aceyus, which will help customers bring together disparate data sources in a unified view and streamline migrations to the Five9 platform

» Five9 also announced support for Deepgram’s powerful speech-to-text engine, in addition to expanded product integrations with Salesforce and ServiceNow
Expanded Partnerships

» Five9’s partner ecosystem made great strides in 2023, supporting the company’s march up-market and international expansion.

» Global partner sales certifications tripled YoY; partner implementations doubled YoY;

» Secured top sales performance accolades from Intelisys, Telarus, and Avant, a reflection of Five9’s strong partner relations

» Awarded Cloud Partner of the Year by Verint for the fourth time

» Launched Five9’s Global University for partners, which provides complete product information and a comprehensive training program to enable partners in sales, implementation, and services

Industry Recognitions and Awards

In 2023, Five9 received 23 industry accolades and honours, including being named:

» Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Centre as a Service (August 2023), which hailed the company for its “competencies in AI” and successful deployments in the enterprise

» Growth and Innovation Leader in the European Cloud Contact Centre Market by Frost & Sullivan, and named a Leader in the Frost Radar for Enterprise Cloud Contact Centres in North America, 2023

» Leader in the 2023 Aragon Research Globe™ for Conversational AI in the Intelligent contact centre




The Five9 Intelligent CX Platform provides a comprehensive suite of solutions to engage with customers across their channel of choice, empower managers with insights and intelligence into contact centre performance, and elevate your business to deliver better business outcomes and Bring Joy to CX™.

Our cloud-native, scalable, and secure platform includes contact center; omnichannel engagement; Workforce Engagement Management; extensibility through more than 1,400 partners; and innovative, practical AI, automation, and journey analytics that are embedded as part of the platform.

Five9 brings the power of people, technology, and partners to more than 2,500 organizations worldwide

For additional information on Five9 view their Company Profile


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