March 20, 2014
Malwarebytes Appoints Mark Harris as Chief Financial Officer
Mark brings significant experience cultivating the entrepreneurial environment within high-growth technology companies enabling them to scale to successful exits and public listings.
SAN JOSE, Calif: March 19, 2014 – Anti-malware specialist Malwarebytes today announces the appointment of Mark Harris as Chief Financial Officer. Mark joins the company from mobile software provider SEVEN Networks, where he was accountable for group financial operations across US, Asia and Europe. Harris adds his 25 years of international financial experience with both public and private companies to the expanding senior management team at Malwarebytes.
Mark will have responsibility for all financial matters including supporting the rapid growth of the business and contributing to both strategic and expansion planning. As part of the role, he will also be tasked with maximizing revenue growth across both consumer and enterprise operations to drive increased value from the company’s diverse product set.
Prior to SEVEN, Mark was Chief Financial Officer at Nimsoft during a period of more than 700% bookings growth. He oversaw two funding rounds led by Goldman Sachs and JMI Equity before its acquisition by CA Technologies for a near record multiple of $360 million in March 2010. As Chief Financial Officer of Riversoft Plc., he helped to grow a small private firm to a publicly listed company with a successful $150m IPO.
Marcin Kleczynski, Chief Executive Officer at Malwarebytes, commented: “Mark’s experience within high growth companies will be a great asset to Malwarebytes. His impressive track record of creating value and improving financial performance will be crucial to taking the company to the next level as we continue to scale.
“I’m looking forward to working with Mark as Malwarebytes capitalizes on its product advantage to continue to lead our industry.”
Mark Harris, Chief Financial Officer at Malwarebytes, said: “With its disruptive technology, increasing market share and great team, Malwarebytes has all the elements to achieve even greater success as a high-growth company. I’m really looking forward to helping the company achieve its full potential. “
More information on the Malwarebytes senior management team can be found at https://www.malwarebytes.org/company/#management
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Malwarebytes provides software designed to protect consumers and businesses against malicious threats that consistently escape detection by other antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro, the company’s flagship product, employs a highly advanced behavior-based detection engine that has removed more than 5 billion malicious threats from computers worldwide. Founded in 2008, the self-funded company is headquartered in California, operates offices in Europe, and employs a global team of researchers and experts. For more information, please visit us at www.malwarebytes.org.