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The Lancer Group places Chris Doggett as Chief Sales Officer of Fuze

BOSTON, MA, July 17, 2017 – The Lancer Group places Chris Doggett as Chief Sales Officer of Fuze, a leading global, unified communications as a service (UCaaS) provider for the modern enterprise. Fuze is backed by Technology Crossover Ventures, Wellington Management, Summit Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Greenspring Associates and G20 Ventures.

Chris brings to Fuze over 15 years of experience in sales & marketing, extensive knowledge of best practices in the development and management of channel partnerships, and strong general management experience across the software, technology and consulting space. In this new role, he will be responsible for leading and managing the global sales organization to achieve the company’s bookings and revenue goals.

Most recently, Chris served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales of Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB; LTM Rev: $221M), leading provider of cloud and hybrid backup solutions for SMBs, where he led the entire sales function and was responsible for successfully achieving company revenue goals and productivity targets. Prior to joining Carbonite, Chris was Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab, a multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider, where he increased the company’s market share across North America.

He holds an MBA in Business Administration and a Master’s in Science in Management Information Systems from Boston University.

About The Lancer Group

The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C- suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.

With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives. The firm also makes equity co-investments through its private equity affiliate, L Capital.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from five offices: Boston, New York, San Diego, San Francisco and Sydney. For more information, please visit: The Lancer Group (www.thelancergroup.com) or L Capital (www.lcapitalmgmt.com).

About Fuze

Fuze is a global, cloud-based unified communications platform that empowers productivity and delivers insights across the enterprise by enabling simplified business voice communications, flexible video conferencing, and always-on collaboration. Formerly ThinkingPhones, Fuze allows the modern, mobile workforce to seamlessly communicate anytime, anywhere, across any device. Headquartered in Boston, MA, Fuze has additional locations including New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Ottawa, London, Amsterdam, Aveiro (Portugal), Madrid, Paris, Munich, Zurich, Copenhagen and Sydney.

About Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV)

Founded in 1995, TCV provides capital to growth-stage private and public companies in the technology industry. TCV has invested over $9 billion in leading technology companies and has helped guide CEOs through more than 100 IPOs and strategic acquisitions.

TCV’s software investments include Altiris, Ariba, ExactTarget, FinancialForce, Genesys, IQMS, OSIsoft, Sitecore, SMT, and Splunk. TCV is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with offices in New York and London.

Contact:
Joanna Chang
Principal
joanna.chang@thelancergroup.com

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