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Executives

19

Board of Directors

4

Fuze Board of Directors

4 Board of directors

Fuze has 4 board of directors, including Bob Goodman.

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Bob Goodman

Bob Goodman, the founding partner in Bessemer’s New York office, joined the firm in 1998. He focuses on investments in software, mobile, digital media and healthcare IT. Bob is currently a member of the board of directors of mobile-advertising company Millennial Media (IPO);mobile application management company Apperian; data-management and backup-software company Syncsort; mobile video session software developer Vasona Networks; diversified SMB software company GFI; unified communications (‘‘UC’’) services provider Thinking Phones Network; enterprise cloud management company Intigua; information-security company SilverSky; developer of virtualized mobile network infrastructure Affirmed Networks; sofware and service for IP and IA management provider Anaqua; and provider of SaaS based information security apps for enterprises CloudLock. He also led Bessemer's investments in Qwilt, a provider of transparent caching for carriers and network service providers; grocery delivery service Blue Apron; and telecommunications provider GTS. Bob's former portfolio companies include Intucell (acquired by Cisco); Broadsoft (IPO); SelectMinds (acquired by Oracle); ART Advanced Recognition Technologies (acquired by Scansoft, now Nuance); Flarion Technologies (acquired by Qualcomm); Bladelogic (IPO, then acquired by BMC); IAG Research (acquired by Nielsen); Nistevo (acquired by Sterling); Octave Communications (acquired by Voyant, then Polycom); System Management ARTS (SMARTS, acquired by EMC); Taqua (acquired by Tekelec); Telica (purchased by Lucent); Zensys (acquired by Sigma Designs); and Netsmart Technologies (acquired by Genstar Capital). Prior to joining Bessemer, Bob founded two successful telecommunications companies: wireless-equipment company Celcore, acquired by Alcatel through the acquisition of DSC in 1997, and Boatphone, a group of cellular operating companies in the Caribbean. Having acted as CEO in both companies, Bob brings the uncommon combination of entrepreneurial, operating and investment expertise to his portfolio companies. As a venture capitalist, Bob has been involved in building many successful companies including leading the first rounds for Flarion, BladeLogic, and Broadsoft. Bob holds a B.A. from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia University. Bob also serves on several non-profit boards including The Play Group Theatre and the National Venture Capital Association.

Affirmed Networks, Apperian, ART Advanced Recognition Technologies, Intucell, Millennial Media, Precisely, ReefEdge, SelectMinds, Vasona Networks, and Zensys

Bob Hower

Bob is ATV's East Coast lead partner for investments in information technology and is primarily focused on the internet, digital media and software sectors. He has been with ATV since 2002 and is an active board member of Acme Packet (NASDAQ:APKT), Actifio, Apptegic, ChannelAdvisor (NYSE: ECOM), and [x+1]. Named to Forbes’ Midas list for two consecutive years, Bob was instrumental in Acme Packet's public offering, one of the most successful IPOs in the communications sector of the decade.

[x+1], 128 Technology, Acme Packet, Actifio, Bidtellect, ChannelAdvisor, Evergage, Nuventix, Packet Design, and Wave7 Optics

Bobby Yerramilli Rao

Airlinq, Cambridge Epigenetix, and Instart Logic

Brett Shockley

eGain, F.C. O’Neill, Scriven & Assoc’s Limited, Servion Global Solutions, and Spok Holdings

Name

Bob Goodman

Bob Hower

Bobby Yerramilli Rao

Brett Shockley

Firm

Work History

Bob Goodman, the founding partner in Bessemer’s New York office, joined the firm in 1998. He focuses on investments in software, mobile, digital media and healthcare IT. Bob is currently a member of the board of directors of mobile-advertising company Millennial Media (IPO);mobile application management company Apperian; data-management and backup-software company Syncsort; mobile video session software developer Vasona Networks; diversified SMB software company GFI; unified communications (‘‘UC’’) services provider Thinking Phones Network; enterprise cloud management company Intigua; information-security company SilverSky; developer of virtualized mobile network infrastructure Affirmed Networks; sofware and service for IP and IA management provider Anaqua; and provider of SaaS based information security apps for enterprises CloudLock. He also led Bessemer's investments in Qwilt, a provider of transparent caching for carriers and network service providers; grocery delivery service Blue Apron; and telecommunications provider GTS. Bob's former portfolio companies include Intucell (acquired by Cisco); Broadsoft (IPO); SelectMinds (acquired by Oracle); ART Advanced Recognition Technologies (acquired by Scansoft, now Nuance); Flarion Technologies (acquired by Qualcomm); Bladelogic (IPO, then acquired by BMC); IAG Research (acquired by Nielsen); Nistevo (acquired by Sterling); Octave Communications (acquired by Voyant, then Polycom); System Management ARTS (SMARTS, acquired by EMC); Taqua (acquired by Tekelec); Telica (purchased by Lucent); Zensys (acquired by Sigma Designs); and Netsmart Technologies (acquired by Genstar Capital). Prior to joining Bessemer, Bob founded two successful telecommunications companies: wireless-equipment company Celcore, acquired by Alcatel through the acquisition of DSC in 1997, and Boatphone, a group of cellular operating companies in the Caribbean. Having acted as CEO in both companies, Bob brings the uncommon combination of entrepreneurial, operating and investment expertise to his portfolio companies. As a venture capitalist, Bob has been involved in building many successful companies including leading the first rounds for Flarion, BladeLogic, and Broadsoft. Bob holds a B.A. from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia University. Bob also serves on several non-profit boards including The Play Group Theatre and the National Venture Capital Association.

Bob is ATV's East Coast lead partner for investments in information technology and is primarily focused on the internet, digital media and software sectors. He has been with ATV since 2002 and is an active board member of Acme Packet (NASDAQ:APKT), Actifio, Apptegic, ChannelAdvisor (NYSE: ECOM), and [x+1]. Named to Forbes’ Midas list for two consecutive years, Bob was instrumental in Acme Packet's public offering, one of the most successful IPOs in the communications sector of the decade.

Other Seats

Affirmed Networks, Apperian, ART Advanced Recognition Technologies, Intucell, Millennial Media, Precisely, ReefEdge, SelectMinds, Vasona Networks, and Zensys

[x+1], 128 Technology, Acme Packet, Actifio, Bidtellect, ChannelAdvisor, Evergage, Nuventix, Packet Design, and Wave7 Optics

Airlinq, Cambridge Epigenetix, and Instart Logic

eGain, F.C. O’Neill, Scriven & Assoc’s Limited, Servion Global Solutions, and Spok Holdings

Fuze Management Team

19 Team Members

Fuze has 19 executives. Fuze's founder is Steve Kokinos. Fuze's current Chief Executive Officer is Brian Day.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Steve Kokinos

Founder

Current

Brian Day

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Jeff Cavins

Chief Executive Officer

Former

Andy Byron

President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Revenue Officer

Former

Charlie Newark-French

Fusion Global Capital, Flurry, Vodafone, and McKinsey & Company

President, Senior Vice President

Former

Name

Steve Kokinos

Brian Day

Jeff Cavins

Andy Byron

Charlie Newark-French

Work History

Fusion Global Capital, Flurry, Vodafone, and McKinsey & Company

Title

Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Revenue Officer

President, Senior Vice President

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Current

Current

Former

Former

Former

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