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CloudBolt expands C-Suite with new CFO appointment

By Shannon Williams
Fri 21 Jan 2022

CloudBolt Software, specialist in automating, optimising, and governing hybrid cloud, multi-tool environments for global enterprises, has announced that Brendan Dolan has joined the company as its new chief financial officer. 

Dolan will oversee the company's accounting, legal, and finance teams while managing the organisational dynamics of rapid growth and expansion.

A proven leader and change agent, Dolan has more than 20 years of experience with high-growth SaaS companies, managing everything from M&A to operations and compliance. Previously, he served as chief financial officer of CloudCheckr (which was acquired by NetApp), Viventium, and CapitalIQ (which was acquired by S&P Global). He brings both a functional and C-Suite perspective to a rapidly growing global company.

"Brendan's experience in high-growth companies and more specifically in this expanding space adds a depth of perspective that will further accelerate success for our customers, partners and the company," says chief executive officer at CloudBolt Jeff Kukowski. 

"His expertise in handling rapidly scaling organisations, building a culture of empowerment, and driving accountability at all levels will be invaluable," he says.

According to the company, CloudBolt has experienced historic growth and geographical expansion over the last few years and has significantly strengthened its global footprint in EMEA and Asia Pacific, with 30% of CloudBolt customers now located outside the United States. CloudBolt is among a select few companies to have been named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 list three years in a row. And for the second year in a row, Inc. magazine placed CloudBolt on its Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nations fastest-growing private companies.

"What excites me about CloudBolt is the abundance of opportunity in a market that is still maturing," says Dolan. 

"Hybrid cloud is rapidly evolving and becoming exponentially more complex. Enterprises need to bring order to the chaos across all of their cloud-related automation initiatives," he says. 

"CloudBolt is uniquely equipped to help the world's most cloud-forward enterprises accelerate and transform."

Dolan holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BBA in Accounting from Iona College.

CloudBolt helps companies automate easily, optimise continuously, and govern at scale in hybrid and multi-cloud, multi-tool environments.

Pulling together islands of automation, our framework helps unify disparate capabilities for DevOps, ITOps, FinOps, and SecOps. 

Backed by Insight Partners, CloudBolt has won numerous awards and has repeatedly been recognised as one of the fastest-growing private companies on the Deloitte Fast 500 and the Inc. 5000 lists.

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