Mike brings more than 30 years of technology company financial expertise to AirTight. Previously, Mike was EVP and CFO of Tessera Technologies responsible for the company’s finance office, accounting, strategic planning and investor relations. Prior to Tessera, he served as VP and CFO of Kodiak Networks Inc., a privately held provider of mobile solutions to wireless providers. Prior to Kodiak, he served as SVP and CFO of SmartPipes Inc., a maker of network access control software. Before joining SmartPipes, Mike was SVP and CFO of Concentric Network Corp, a publicly-held company, which merged with Nextlink Communications to form XO Communications. During his tenure, the company grew from $2 million in annual revenue to a $250 million annual run-rate in five years, and was instrumental in taking the company public in August of 1997. Prior to Concentric, Mike served as EVP and CFO of Shared Resources Exchange Inc., a digital switching equipment maker. Earlier, he held several VP level positions at DSC Communications Corporation.
Mike earned both his BS and MBA degrees from the University of California at Berkeley.
Michael Anthofer, CFO
January 7, 2015. Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Michael Anthofer has been named Chief Financial Officer of AirTight Networks. The search was led by Mark Lonergan.
About AirTight Networks
AirTight Networks is the global leader in secure cloud Wi-Fi solutions. The company’s award-winning family of products and cloud services combines a true carrier-class multitenant cloud architecture with breakthroughs in Wi-Fi location, user analytics, social engagement, manageability, ease of deployment, and cost effectiveness, as well as AirTight’s longtime top-rated WIPS technology. AirTight’s global customer base includes leading enterprises in the government, financial, technology/telecom, manufacturing, health care, retail, and hospitality sectors.
Mike is a highly experienced Silicon Valley executive with a distinguished track record in the technology space. He is a a strong leader critical to propelling AirTight to the next phase of rapid growth and development.
It’s an exciting time to join AirTight Networks as it is poised for growth in a market undergoing rapid transformation. I look forward to developing the finance, general and administrative functions to enable the company to scale for sustained momentum.
Mike Anthofer is one of the most accomplished CFOs in Silicon Valley. Mike was on the founding team of some of the Valley’s most successful companies: Concentric Networks, SmartPipes and Kodiak Networks. Mike will offer an exceptional contribution to this brilliant young company.