Co-Founder and Executive Chairman
As co-founder and Executive Chairman of Fuze, Steve Kokinos is responsible for corporate strategy. Under his direction, the company is transforming the way enterprises view communications as a key driver of business visibility, process improvement, and results.
Previously, Mr. Kokinos was a founder of BladeLogic, Inc., a recognized leader in the data center automation market with a Fortune 500 client list that includes GE, Time Warner, Microsoft, Cable & Wireless, Walmart, and Sprint. BladeLogic was acquired by BMC for ~$900 million in 2008.
Prior to BladeLogic, he was founder, president, and CEO of WebYes, Inc., an early market leader in the web hosting and application service provider arena. WebYes provided the electronic software distribution platform for all of Sun Microsystems’ software products, including Java, and was acquired by Breakaway Solutions in 1999. At Breakaway, Mr. Kokinos established and ran the company’s ASP business. He played a critical role in driving the business to $120 million in revenue and taking the company public, and in just 18 months was responsible for Breakaway’s #2 worldwide ASP industry ranking. Mr. Kokinos holds a B.A. from McGill University.