Zenoss Adds Financial Veteran to Executive Team
John Whitmarsh joins Zenoss as Chief Financial Officer
AUSTIN, TX—June 25, 2013– Zenoss Inc, the leading provider of unified IT monitoring and management solutions for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructures, today announced that John Whitmarsh has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Whitmarsh comes to Zenoss with 20 years of financial management experience focused on growth stage private equity and venture-backed technology companies.
“John brings a wealth of experience to his new role as chief financial officer for Zenoss. He has overseen a wide range of financial initiatives for technology companies and is well suited to manage our growth,” said Zenoss CEO and co-founder Bill Karpovich. “We’re thrilled to add John to our executive team and to utilize his expertise to further grow our company.”
Whitmarsh’s past experience includes being the CFO at MessageOne Inc., a software provider for email management and archiving services. He played a key role in helping grow MessageOne’s valuation, which led him to being named 2009 Best CFO for private companies by the Austin Business Journal. Whitmarsh also held CFO roles at Misys Healthcare Transaction Services, Digital Motorworks, Inc., Century Payments, and Invodo, Inc. He is a CPA and began his career in audit, tax and corporate transactions with international CPA firm KPMG.
“Zenoss is a disruptive force in a space that is increasingly important to the future of IT – helping make IT operations more efficient and effective in the modern data center. It has demonstrated impressive growth over the past several years, both in revenue and in customer usage,” said John Whitmarsh, CFO, Zenoss. “The company has already established a great track record and I look forward to working with such a talented leadership team.”
Zenoss is a leading provider of unified IT monitoring and management software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructures. Over 35,000 organizations worldwide have deployed Zenoss to manage their networks, servers, virtual devices, storage, and cloud infrastructure, gaining complete visibility and predictability into their IT operations.
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