SOASTA Appoints Jive Software CFO and Former Mercury Interactive Executive to Board of Directors Bryan LeBlanc brings 20-years of financial management experience and strong expertise to leading mobile and Web testing company Business Wire MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- June 18, 2013 SOASTA^®, Inc., the leader in mobile and cloud testing, today announced Bryan LeBlanc, a 20-year veteran of financial and investor relations at public high-tech and software companies, has joined the SOASTA board of directors and will also serve as chair of the audit committee. LeBlanc, SOASTA’s first independent board member, currently holds the position of chief Financial officer (CFO) of Jive Software, Inc. Previously he was a key member of Mercury Interactive’s executive team, where he helped drive substantial growth in both the size of the business and the company’s market value, leading to the acquisition by Hewlett-Packard for $4.5 Billion. “Bryan has deep experience leading financial organizations through initial public offerings and into their next stage of growth. His background and expertise are enormous assets and will greatly benefit the burgeoning SOASTA team at a key time in our rapid growth cycle,” said Tom Lounibos, SOASTA CEO. “Bryan’s proven expertise in driving high-growth companies forward in the software quality and testing markets will be invaluable to SOASTA at this exciting time of market expansion We are delighted to have him on the board.” Bryan is a seasoned finance and business professional. He joined Jive Software in 2008 as the chief financial officer and is responsible for all financial, accounting, IT and operational aspects of Jive’s business. At Mercury Interactive Corporation, the leader in business technology optimization solutions, he served as vice president of finance and operations. He was also on the Board of Directors at Borland Software Corp., a leader in application life cycle management. “As the leader in cloud testing, SOASTA is experiencing explosive growth as the demand for high quality mobile and Web applications continues to grow at a rapid pace," said Bryan LeBlanc. “I couldn’t be more excited to join the SOASTA team as they champion great user experience and constant innovation.” LeBlanc holds an MBA in finance and marketing from Santa Clara University and a BA in biology/pre-med from Holy Cross College. About SOASTA SOASTA is the leader in cloud testing. Its web and mobile test automation and monitoring solutions, CloudTest, TouchTest and mPulse, enable developers, QA professionals and IT operations teams to test and monitor users with unprecedented speed, scale, precision and visibility. The innovative product set streamlines test creation, automates provisioning and execution, and analyzes real user behavior in real-time to deliver actionable intelligence, faster. With SOASTA, companies have confidence that their applications will perform as designed, delivering quality user experiences everytime. SOASTA’s customers are many of today’s most successful brands including Avaya, American Girl, Bonobos, Chegg, Experian, Gilt Groupe, Hallmark, Intuit, Microsoft and Netflix. SOASTA is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. For more information about SOASTA, please visit www.soasta.com. SOASTA is a registered trademark of SOASTA, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Other product or company names mentioned may be trademarks or trade names of their respective companies. Contact: Grayling William McCormick, 415-442-4023 email@example.com or SOASTA, Inc. Peter Galvin, 415-269-7343 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOASTA Appoints Jive Software CFO and Former Mercury Interactive Executive to Board of Directors
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