Lighting a Teamwork Fuze for a Good Cause - GoForGood supports Real Options for Kids
Mission: Fuze is the fast, flexible way for everyone to connect and collaborate from anywhere in the world. Our online meeting experience is intuitive and easy to use, and is uniquely designed to fit the mobile lifestyle of the modern worker. Fuze works across all devices, networks, and ...
Lighting a Teamwork Fuze for a Good Cause - GoForGood supports Real Options for Kids
TechCrunch: Video Conferencing Company Fuze Buys LiveMinutes; Raises $20M to Expand Into Team Collaboration
Fuze is solving the collaboration challenges of today’s highly distributed teams and mobile workers by reinventing video communication and collaboration in the workplace.
The cloud-based Fuze service gives people the flexibility to accomplish more from anywhere by combining the best audio, video and web conferencing capabilities into easy-to-use applications for desktops, tablets, smartphones and meeting room environments. Leading organizations such as Thoughtworks, Groupon, Macys.com, CERN and University of California Office of the President are standardizing on Fuze to improve collaboration and accelerate decision making by enabling their employees, customers and partners to work more effectively across locations.
Fuze works wherever you are and across the different network envrionments you encounter at work, at home and on the go. It also connects with tools you already use like Microsoft Outlook and Google Calendar for instant scheduling, and Box and Dropbox for sharing content. It costs significantly less than traditional solutions, yet delivers greater performance, flexibility and overall value.
Fuze features enterprise-grade security, integrations, provisioning, management, and analytics. For companies with investmets in legacy video conferencing systems, Fuze can connect standards-based systems from Cisco, Polycom, Tandberg and LifeSize, allowing them to maximize existing video conferencing investments as they migrate to the more modern, cloud-based Fuze platform.
Fuze is free to use. Try it today at www.fuze.com
Don’t get us wrong. We LOVE what we do, but there are other things we care about too.
Changing the way the world communicates comes with a few perks:
Bobby Yerramilli-Rao is executive chairman of Fuze and has been involved with the company since August 2013. He is also co-founder and partner at Hermes Growth Partners, focusing on growth stage investment opportunities in the TMT sector.
He has served as Marketing and New Businesses Director for Vodafone Internet Services, the division of Vodafone responsible for consumer data services and data related revenues globally. Yerramilli-Rao joined Vodafone as Corporate Strategy Director, responsible for formulating the strategy for the Group. He has served on the investment committee of Vodafone Group and has represented the company at the GSMA Board . Before Vodafone, he was a partner at McKinsey and Company in Palo Alto, New York and London, focused on telecoms, new media and high tech.
He holds an M.A. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cambridge, and a DPhil in Robotics from the University of Oxford. He has held research positions at the University of California at Berkeley, and has worked as an engineer at GEC Research.
Charlie Newark-French is the President of Fuze. His background in is venture investing, with Hermes Growth Partners, particularly in later-stage SaaS companies. As an investor, Charlie invested in Europe, LatAm, and North America, including one company that later IPO’d (RingCentral). Charlie has worked with technology start-ups, including Flurry (a mobile analytics startup based in San Francisco) and founded start-ups in the RFID and internet space. Formerly he was with Vodafone, in an M&A capacity, and McKinsey, consulting to large technology and telco companies.
Charlie holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford.
Kemal El Moujahid
VP of Product
Kemal leads product strategy and business development for Fuze. He came to Fuze in May 2015 via the acquisition of LiveMinutes, an online team workspace platform in which he co-founder and served as CEO.
Prior to LiveMinutes, Kemal was co-founder and CEO of Hexatraining Technologies, which specialized in creating real-time applications for the Education space. Kemal has a diverse background including leading a business unit for location-based services company Cobra Automotive Technologies, managing product marketing at Pilot Software, and holding consulting roles at Bain & Company, Mitchell Madison Group and Arthur Andersen.
He holds an MBA from Stanford, a Master's degree in Telecommunications and Computer Science from the French National School of Telecommunications, and a Master's degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Ecole Polytechnique.
VP of Engineering
Luke joined Fuze in Oct. 2013 and leads engineering for the global Fuze network architecture.
Prior to Fuze, Luke held senior software development roles at Cisco in cloud services and infrastructure and cloud computing and network positioning. He holds approximately 40 patents related to real-time communications.
Luke holds a degree in Computer Science from University of Waterloo.
Vice President of Marketing
Eric Hanson is the VP of Marketing at Fuze with responsibilities that include brand and marketing strategy, user acquisition and conversion, and strategic initiatives. He has been an entrepreneur with a background that crosses over many disciplines, including sales, design, operations, product, and M&A. He is passionate about visualization and communication technologies that accelerate the creative process. He has spent his career in high tech and creative services including serving as CEO of SPY, a company he later sold, that delivered work for films such as Iron Man, Hunger Games, and Avatar.
Eric has a degree in in Political Science and Economics from the University of California at San Diego.
VP of Customer Experience
Carlo is responsible for all initial Customer, Technical and Billing Support. He has over 14 years of customer support experience with 10 years in leadership roles. Carlo's formative years were spent in enterprise corporations such as VeriSign, PayPal and Intuit which gave him a great foundation on how to provide scalable support. Since then, Carlo has spent time in the start-up space with companies such as Cryptic Studios, BOKU, Linden Lab and Wargaming America.
VP of Finance
David Ting, CFA, is the VP of Finance at Fuze with responsibilities in financial management, capital raising and investor relations.
David started his career in the investment banking divisions of Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank in London. He then moved on to the corporate development teams in Vodafone in London and Alibaba in China, focusing on investments and acquisitions in the internet space. Prior to Fuze, David was part of TA Associates’ Asian investment team and was subsequently transferred to TA's first investment in China, Forgame, to lead its initial public offering in Hong Kong.
David holds an MSc in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics and a BBA in Global Business and Finance from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
VP of Sales Strategy & Operations
Frank joined Fuze in January 2015 as VP Sales Strategy & Operations. Prior to Fuze, he worked for Salesforce in Customer Success Strategy & Operations.
Previously, Frank worked as a management consultant for Alvarez & Marsal in New York. As part of the Revenue Enhancement practice, his client work focused on sales force effectiveness and marketing optimization. Prior to consulting, Frank worked for American Airlines in Dallas in roles that included B2B sales management, strategy, sales operations, airline credit card partnerships, and airport operations.
Frank holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and BA in Business Administration from Austin College.
Head of People and Culture
Gina leads Global Human Resources at Fuze. With over 15 years of Human Resources Business Partner experience, Gina is focused in the areas of scaling people to global business objectives, organizational change management, strategic M&A, and workforce planning.
Gina's formative years were spent in the global financial services industry by way of Wall Street in corporations such as Solomon Brother's, BofA and Wells Fargo Bank. Since then, Gina has consulted for both tech companies and IT teams.
Gina has a B.A. in Psychology from Adelphi University and participated in the Organizational Development Masters program from The New School of Social Research. She is an active member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).
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I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Fuze (Seattle, WA) in June 2015.
video interview using their application. First round was with the director and second round was again a video interview 3 hour long. All technical coding questions were asked and also the test cases for all the questions asked.