GlassHouse Technologies Appoints Jeff Wakely As Chief Financial Officer
Wakely Brings Deep Financial and Operational Expertise to High-Growth Consultancy
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Mar 28, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- GlassHouse Technologies, a global provider of independent data center consulting and managed services, today announced the appointment of Jeff Wakely as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Wakely will have overall leadership responsibility for the company’s global finance and administrative functions.
“We are very excited to have Jeff join our team,” said Patrick Scannell, President and CEO. “We are entering an exciting time for GlassHouse, and Jeff’s experience with high-growth technology companies, coupled with the breadth of his financial and compliance knowledge will be a tremendous asset for us.”
Wakely joins GlassHouse from publicly-held TechTarget, Inc TTGT -0.86% , where he served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. In his role Jeff had overall leadership responsibility for the strategy, operations and compliance of the company’s finance, treasury and control functions. Prior to TechTarget, Wakely was the Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President of Finance and Assistant Treasurer at NetScout Systems, Inc. NTCT -1.99% , an industry leader in network management. His prior experience includes several positions as CFO, VP of Finance and Corporate Controller at both privately-held and publicly traded technology companies. He started his career at Deloitte & Touche LLP. Wakely received his Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Wake Forest University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Jeff is also a recognized financial leader having presented and served on various speaking panels and been quoted as an industry expert for publications such as CFO magazine.
Wakely joins GlassHouse Technologies as the company is experiencing significant growth as it continues to execute on its strategy to maximize profitability and positive cash flows, and focus the company on being the leader in vendor independent strategic consulting and operational services. GlassHouse is capitalizing on the accelerating market demand for infrastructure services, particularly amid increasing complexities and costs of cloud, virtualization and other infrastructure requirements, as well as escalating data security threats. GlassHouse Technologies achieved 33% year-over-year growth in 2011, and has also reached profitability.
About GlassHouse Technologies
GlassHouse Technologies is a global provider of data center infrastructure consulting and managed services. GlassHouse partners with customers to define and execute data center strategies, and operate their environment, helping clients address the complexities of cloud, virtualization, storage, backup, security and next generation data centers. Our constant focus is on cost efficiency, risk mitigation and service improvement, delivered through our unique model comprised of proprietary software tools, methodologies and domain expertise. GlassHouse is uniquely “vendor independent” in that we do not sell vendor’s products, enabling us to provide objective analysis and recommendations. The depth and breadth of our expertise has been developed through more than 17,500 engagements with more than 12,000 clients. For more information, visit us at www.glasshouse.com , visit the GlassHouse blog for expert commentary on key data center issues and follow us on twitter @GlassHouse_Tech.
SOURCE: GlassHouse Technologies