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
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.
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.
William McCormick, 415-442-4023
Peter Galvin, 415-269-7343
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