Dan Foster, Fusion’s Chief Revenue Officer, Recognized as 2019 CRN® Channel Chief

NEW YORK, NY – February 21, 2019 -- Fusion (NASDAQ: FSNN), a leading provider of cloud services, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Dan Foster, Chief Revenue Officer, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. The top IT channel leaders included on this list continually strive to drive growth and revenue in their organization through their channel partners.

Each of the 2019 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to their channel partner programs. Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff as a result of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation.

Dan has over twenty years of executive experience driving revenue and growth for both large and emerging technology companies. Since joining Fusion as Chief Revenue Officer following Fusion’s transaction with MegaPath last June, Dan has assumed leadership of Fusion’s Sales, Marketing and Product organizations. Together with Michael Fair, Fusion’s SVP of Channel Sales, Dan has introduced innovative go-to-market strategies and partner programs that highlight the value of Fusion’s compelling UCaaS, business voice solutions, SD-WAN and additional managed services delivered over Fusion’s application-aware network. Dan has leveraged his strong and enduring business relationships in the Channel to further expand Fusion’s growing Channel program and drive increased opportunities for mutual success.

“The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special recognition for their contribution and support in the development of robust partner programs, innovative business strategies, and significant influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued success.”

“Dan’s vision, expertise and years of experience leading successful technology teams has brought new energy to our robust Channel program,” said Russell P. Markman, Fusion’s President and COO. “Dan and Michael have introduced a number of new programs designed to extend the value of our advanced Single Source Cloud solutions to our Partners and are developing more ways than ever for our Partners to grow with us,” Mr. Markman continued.

The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs and will appear in the February 2019 issue of CRN.

About Fusion

Fusion (NASDAQ: FSNN), a leading provider of integrated cloud solutions to small, medium and large businesses, is the industry's single source for the cloud. Fusion's advanced, proprietary cloud service platform enables the integration of leading edge solutions in the cloud, including cloud communications, contact center, cloud connectivity, and cloud computing. Fusion's innovative, yet proven cloud solutions lower our customers' cost of ownership, and deliver new levels of security, flexibility, scalability, and speed of deployment. For more information, please visit www.fusionconnect.com.

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