PRESS RELEASE: Fuze (formerly ThinkingPhones) announced it has appointed Laurie Harrison as General Counsel. She will report to CEO Steve Kokinos and oversee all legal and regulatory matters for Fuze worldwide.
“Laurie’s extensive experience representing innovative, high-growth companies in the public and private sector is an enormous advantage to Fuze as we continue to change enterprise communications,” said Kokinos. “We are pleased to welcome her to our family of Fuzers at a time of such great opportunity for the company.”
A global, unified communications as a service (UCaaS) platform, Fuze empowers productivity and delivers insights across enterprises with mobile-enabled and analytics-driven business communications. By seamlessly integrating voice, video, and messaging into a simple, intuitive experience, Fuze is designed for the end user with the enterprise-grade strength, reliability, and security that leading businesses require to make a successful move to UCaaS.
“I am beyond excited to join such a dynamic organization at the forefront of driving innovation for today’s modern workforce,” said Harrison. “I look forward to building on Fuze’s strong reputation and leadership position, and to nurturing the brand’s growth strategy as it continues to expand operations worldwide.”
With more than 15 years of experience representing high-growth, innovative public and private technology companies, Harrison oversees all legal and regulatory matters including managing Fuze’s transactional, intellectual property, litigation, and compliance on a global scale.
Prior to Fuze, Harrison was Vice President and General Counsel at Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of imagery and music headquartered in New York City. Previously, Harrison was Deputy General Counsel at Boston-based EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leader in demand response and energy intelligence software, where she spent seven years managing and growing its legal operations for the full lifecycle from an IPO-stage company to a global public company leader in its industry.
Harrison began her legal career practicing corporate and securities law at the Boston office of WilmerHale, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, and public company representation. She received her B.A. from Georgetown University and her J.D. from Northeastern School of Law.