ATLANTA, June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Fusion Connect, a leading provider of Connectivity, Cloud Communications, and Managed IT Services, announced today that Mario DeRiggi has joined as the new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). In this role, Mario will be responsible for all activities related to company revenue, including sales, marketing, and customer experience. Together with leadership across the company, Mario will guide all efforts to meet the demands for advanced technology solutions from prospects, existing customers, and partners alike.
Mario has 25+ years of executive sales and hands-on experience in increasing revenue, driving customer acquisition, building partnerships, and managing through change. Most recently, Mario led global channel sales as the Senior Vice President at Vonage, where he was recognized by CRN as one of the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs. Before Vonage, Mario spent years in leadership roles at companies like Broadview and Paetec.
"We are making an investment and commitment to growth with Mario's appointment. His long history of working in the advanced technology services space will be critical to the evolution of our UCaaS, Security, and Cloud solutions that are delivered over our next-generation IP backbone," said Brian Crotty. "Having worked with him before, I know that he will have an immediate impact by changing the go-to-market strategy of the company and improving the customer experience."
"I am thrilled to join the Fusion Connect team," said Mario DeRiggi. "Fusion Connect's vision for the future of communication and collaboration, its customer-focused culture, and world-class team have the makings for an incredible company. I am excited about the opportunity to use my experience around building enterprise programs to further transform Fusion Connect."