Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications provider for the modern global enterprise, today announced the appointment of John Milton to general counsel and the additions of David Baum and Jay Markley as independent board members. As general counsel, Milton will oversee legal affairs for Fuze, focusing on the company’s domestic and international growth and managing intellectual property, data privacy, compliance, and transactions. Baum and Markley will sit as independent members on Fuze’s board.


John Milton has 25 years of experience with public, venture, and PE-backed companies. Milton most recently served as general counsel at Markforged and previously held senior legal positions at Imprivata, EqualLogic, Symantec, and Veritas. Milton also served as a law clerk to Judge John J. McNaught of the United States District Court in Boston.


David Baum joins Fuze’s board after 17 years at Goldman Sachs, running the M&A practice and serving on numerous private and public boards. In addition to his role as an investor and board member to various communications and technology companies, Jay Markley brings a breadth of UCaaS business expertise; notably his role as Chairman of the Board at Broadsoft for 15 years through its acquisition by Cisco.


“As we evolve to meet the growing needs of the modern workforce, each of these technology industry veterans bring unparalleled background and a skill set that will help amplify Fuze’s stability and strategic direction,” said Brian Day, CEO, Fuze. “All three new leadership members are tightly aligned to Fuze’s values and focus on the enterprise. I look forward to working with them to fuel Fuze’s global growth strategy and leveraging their expertise in advising high growth companies towards success.”


About Fuze

Fuze is a global cloud communications provider for the enterprise. Our intuitive unified communications and contact center platform enables seamless transition between calling, meeting, chatting, and sharing powered by the industry-leading intelligent cloud architecture. Fuze empowers the digital and distributed workforce to communicate anywhere, anytime, and across any device. Founded in 2006, Fuze is headquartered in Boston, MA with offices around the world. For more information, visit fuze.com.