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Colin Doherty, CEO

As CEO, Colin is responsible for the operational leadership of Fuze. With over 10 years of holding CEO positions in the technology and telecommunications space, Colin has a proven track record of driving profitable growth, operational excellence, and successful outcomes for the companies he leads.

Colin joined Fuze from DNS company Dyn where, as CEO, he led the company through its late 2016 acquisition by Oracle. Prior to Dyn, Colin served as CEO of software-defined networking (SDN) leader BTI Systems, which was acquired by Juniper Networks in January, 2016. Before BTI Systems, Colin spent five years as CEO of Arbor Networks, which he led through its sale to Danaher Corporation.

Colin also served as President and CEO of Mangrove Systems, a venture-backed startup in the carrier network segment. Before Mangrove, Colin spent more than 16 combined years at NMS Communications and Nortel Networks in senior sales management positions, and managing global business units in Latin America, North America, and Europe for broadband and wireless technologies.

Colin graduated with honors in Business Studies from Dundee, Scotland and has a postgraduate degree from the Institute of Marketing in London.

Brian Day, CFO

As Chief Financial Officer, Brian leads financial strategy, planning, and operations for Fuze. Brian has a 25 year track record as a successful financial leader and operator at high-growth companies, most recently at Apperian where he served first as CFO, and then President and CEO through its sale in 2016.

Prior to Apperian, Brian held financial and operational leadership roles at Goal.com, Gomez, Inc., and Octave Communications. He began his career with Fleet Financial Group as a Vice President in the Bank’s structured finance group.

Brian has a B.A. in Economics from the University of New Hampshire, and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in Boston.

Outside of work, Brian is an avid sailor and skier and has even been known to show up at a triathlon or two.

Derek Yoo, CPO

Derek is co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Fuze responsible for engineering, infrastructure, product management, and design. Derek has spent the last 10+ years building and scaling the Fuze cloud communications platform which includes voice, video, web collaboration, enterprise messaging, contact center, and data analytics features.

Previously, Derek served as product manager at BladeLogic, an industry-leading provider of enterprise data center automation software. At BladeLogic, Derek defined and launched products in the early devops market including a platform for automated server provisioning and ongoing configuration management. Bringing the right devops message and product to the enterprise market was a catalyst for BladeLogic’s tremendous growth from a start-up through an IPO in 2007 and eventual acquisition by BMC Software for $880 million. Prior to BladeLogic, Derek worked at WebYes, a high end application hosting provider, where he developed and managed high availability ecommerce applications deployed across 11 data centers on four continents.

Derek holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Chris Doggett, Chief Sales Officer

As Chief Sales Officer, Chris is responsible for leading and managing the global sales organization to achieve the company’s bookings and revenue goals. Chris brings more than 15 years of experience in sales and marketing, extensive knowledge of best practices in the development and management of channel partnerships, and strong general management experience.

Prior to Fuze, Chris was SVP of Global Sales at Carbonite, where he was responsible for achieving the company’s revenue goals and the productivity of Carbonite's sales and revenue marketing functions. Before Carbonite, Chris was the Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab Inc., where he was responsible for increasing the company’s market share in North America. Prior to Kaspersky Lab, Chris was the global channel sales leader at Sophos, where he was responsible for designing and implementing both the North American and worldwide channel programs.

Chris’ previous experience also includes leading the cybersecurity consulting firm FireTower, the creation and management of the security practice at the VAR 500 technology solutions company NWN, and as a management consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM Global Services.

Chris holds an M.B.A. in Business Administration and a Masters in Science in Management Information Systems from the Boston University Graduate School of Management and a B.A. in Anthropology from The Colorado College.

Brian Kardon, CMO

As CMO, Brian is responsible for the Fuze brand, market positioning, demand generation, thought leadership, and integrated marketing worldwide. Brian is a results-oriented executive with more than 20 years of experience creating and implementing successful growth strategies ranging from startups to global, billion-dollar organizations

Brian is among the most successful marketing executives in the world of technology. In the past year, Brian was recognized as one of the “50 Most Influential CMOs” (Forbes) and “100 Most Influential Chief Marketing Officers in the World” (Richtopia), as well as one of the “30 Tech Marketing Leaders Changing the Industry” (Synthesio). The Fuze Marketing Team recently won the prestigious ROI Award from SiriusDecisions for Excellence in Demand Creation.

Prior to Fuze, Brian was CMO at Lattice Engines, the leader in predictive marketing and sales applications. Before Lattice, Brian was CMO at Eloqua (NASDAQ: ELOQ) where he was part of the team that led Eloqua’s explosive growth and leadership in the marketing automation sector, resulting in a successful IPO and subsequent purchase by Oracle. Previously, Brian was Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at Forrester Research (NASDAQ: FORR) where he helped turn the brand into a leader in the tech research sector. He also served as CMO at Reed Business Information (NYSE: RELX), the largest B2B publisher in the world.

Brian received his BS and MBA degrees from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Mary Good, CPO

As Fuze’s Chief People Officer, Mary Good’s focus is on attracting, developing, and retaining the talented people Fuze needs to be successful in its mission and creating a challenging and rewarding environment that makes Fuze a great place to work.

Mary previously served as CHRO for hCentive, a SaaS-based healthcare technology company in Reston VA. In addition to hCentive, Mary has led the people function for four public technology companies including Blackboard, CACI, SRA International and AMS, Inc.

Mary holds an MBA with a concentration in HR Management from Syracuse University and a B.S degree in Human Development and Family Studies from The Pennsylvania State University. She serves on the Penn State Research Foundation Board as well as on the board of several early stage companies. Mary holds an Executive Coaching Certification from the College of Executive Coaching and is a National Association of Corporate Directors Fellow.

Laurie Harrison, General Counsel

As General Counsel, Laurie oversees all legal and regulatory matters for Fuze operations worldwide. Her responsibilities include managing Fuze’s transactional, intellectual property, litigation, and compliance matters. She brings to Fuze more than 15 years of experience representing high-growth, innovative public and private technology companies.

Prior to Fuze, Laurie was Vice President and General Counsel at Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of imagery and music headquartered in New York City. Before Shutterstock, Laurie was Vice President and Senior Counsel, Corporate Affairs, at ACE Group (NYSE: CB), one of the world's largest multiline property and casualty insurers, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and global corporate and securities law matters.

Previously, Laurie was Deputy General Counsel at Boston-based EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leader in demand response and energy intelligence software, where she spent seven years managing and growing the company’s legal operations for the full lifecycle from an IPO-stage company to a global public company leader in its industry. Laurie began her legal career practicing corporate and securities law at the Boston office of WilmerHale, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, and public company representation.

Laurie received her B.A. from Georgetown University and her J.D. from Northeastern School of Law.

Chris Conry, CIO

As CIO, Chris Conry heads our global IT and information security functions, leveraging more than two decades of experience in IT and operational leadership, with a primary focus in growth-oriented high-tech businesses. Chris is a purveyor of cloud-first IT strategy and has a strong track record of delivering agile, business-enabling solutions for private and public enterprises.

Prior to joining Fuze, Chris drove large-scale IT transformation efforts, led IT integration activities for several mergers and acquisitions, and was accountable for corporate security and compliance as the vice president of IT & office services at Arbor Networks, The Security Division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT). In addition to Arbor, Chris held IT leadership roles at NMS Communications, GE Automation and Intellution.

Chris holds a BS in CIS from Bentley University and an MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School at Babson College.

Michael Affronti, SVP of Product and Design

As SVP of Product and Design, Michael runs the product management and design organization while driving Fuze’s product strategy. Michael is a seasoned executive in product management, design, and development, with more than 15 years of experience building and leading high-performing organizations, with perspective across the product life cycle from incubation to $1B+ in revenue.

He joined Fuze (then ThinkingPhones) via the acquisition of Contactive, where he was employee number seven and the VP of Product for two years.

Prior to Contactive, Michael spent 10 years at Microsoft in Seattle, WA, working in product and design, building social collaboration experiences in Lync, Office365, Outlook, Exchange, and Yammer that were used by over 500 million customers.

Michael enjoys rolling up his sleeves to help advise and mentor startups in product design and strategy. He shares his thoughts on product management, leadership, and productivity in a column on Forbes, and teaches a part-time course at General Assembly on Entrepreneurship. He holds three U.S. patents and has 12 pending for innovation in the enterprise productivity space.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Services from Boston University.

Outside of work, Michael is an avid Crossfitter and lives with his wife in Brooklyn across the street from his family’s butcher shop.

David Donatelli, Vice President of Global Customer Support

As Vice President of Global Customer Support, David is responsible for managing Fuze support resources worldwide. David brings critical technical knowledge and understanding to the support organization with more than 20 years of experience in customer support organizations as well as a solid background in software development. 

His experience in implementing support models and the use of technology to increase efficiencies has enabled Fuze to utilize new tools and automation to enhance the service provided to its customers. David came to Fuze from Magnitude Software, where he was responsible for building the worldwide support organization from the ground up and lead the support integration of its first three acquisitions.

Prior to Magnitude Software, David was responsible for support at Kalido (acquired by a PE firm), RSA Security (acquired by EMC), Connected Corporation (acquired by Iron Mountain), and Intellution (acquired by GE Digital).

David holds a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology and PMI certification from Boston University-Corp Education Center.

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