Cloud and security veteran to lead sales team as global demand for enterprise cloud communications surges
Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications solution provider for the modern global enterprise, today announced the appointment of Chris Doggett as Chief Sales Officer. As CSO, Doggett will drive sales strategy for Fuze and lead its growing global sales organization including direct sales, channel sales, sales engineering, and sales operations.
“I am thrilled to have Chris on board as our chief sales officer,” said Colin Doherty, Chief Executive Officer, Fuze. “His deep technology experience, global enterprise sales management experience, and channel expertise make him the perfect sales leader to help take Fuze to the next level.”
Chris brings to Fuze more than 15 years of experience in enterprise technology sales leadership, including roles as global channel sales leader at Sophos and as managing director running North America for Kaspersky Lab. Most recently, Chris served as SVP of global sales at Carbonite, where he was responsible for achieving the company’s revenue goals and for the productivity of Carbonite’s sales and revenue marketing functions.
“Fuze has a truly unique market opportunity to simplify the complex communications stacks of the world’s largest companies, get them into the cloud, and provide tools their employees will love,” added Doggett. “I am excited to continue scaling the sales processes and team to enable Fuze to fully capitalize on the demand for our award-winning platform.”
Doggett joins the company at a time of rapid growth and expansion. In July, Fuze was named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list of the best global cloud companies for the second consecutive year. In May, Fuze completed an oversubscribed $134 million in financing led by Wellington Management Company LLP, bringing the company’s total funding to more than $300 million. In Q1 2017, the company announced Colin Doherty as its CEO and published its first global research study, Breaking Barriers 2020: How CIOs are Shaping the Future of Work, which brings fresh perspectives on the digital transformation of the workplace. Drawing on global research carried out with 900 IT leaders, 6,600 workers, and 3,300 teenagers aged 15- to 18-years old, the study has been featured globally in leading business and consumer media.