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BOSTON, MA (February 11, 2020)—Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications provider for the modern global enterprise, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Timothy Puccio, vice president of global channels & channel chief of Fuze, to its 2020 list of Channel Chiefs. This annual list recognizes the top vendor executives who continually demonstrate exemplary leadership, influence, innovation, and growth for the IT channel. 


Joining the team in early 2019, Puccio supported key channel milestones for Fuze throughout the year. Under his leadership, the Fuze team significantly increased its investment toward channel initiatives and sales incentive, and aligned incremental resources across multiple departments, including channel management, operations, marketing, and sales.


“The channel program continues to be a vital element of Fuze’s ongoing growth and as we continue to embrace the needs of the modern enterprise, our partner engagement has become even more important to our overall momentum,” said Timothy Puccio, vice president of global channels & channel chief at Fuze. “CRN’s continued recognition of our growing partner program reflects the dedication of our entire team to develop new and existing relationships with our channel partners, who we view as extensions of our own team.”


CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list honors distinguished leaders who have influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies and partnerships. 


The 2020 Channel Chiefs have shown outstanding commitment, an ability to lead, and a passion for progress within the channel through their partner programs. The Channel Chief honorees were chosen by the CRN editorial staff for their dedication, industry prestige, and exceptional accomplishments in driving the channel agenda and evangelizing the importance of channel partnerships.


“The IT channel is undergoing constant evolution to meet customer demands and changing business environments,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s Channel Chiefs work tirelessly, leading the industry forward through superior partner programs and strategies with a focus on helping solution providers transform and grow. Our team here at The Channel Company congratulates these outstanding individuals for their dedication to the channel.”


CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2020 issue of CRN Magazine and online at


Learn more about the Fuze’s Partner Program and its benefits here


About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. 


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 cloud voice for the enterprise. 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