Adam brings to ProtectWise more than a decade of executive leadership experience for emerging companies and has spent nearly 30 years in finance. Most recently, he was CFO of high-growth startup CommercialTribe. Prior to that, Cecil was CFO at AlchemyAI where he helped grow the business through its acquisition by IBM Watson. He previously was part of the team that led Rally Software from early stage startup through a successful IPO.
Adam holds a Masters of Science, Finance, from University of Denver, Daniels College of Business and a BS, Business Management emphasis in Acct and Finance, from the University of Colorado Boulder.
November 20, 2017. Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Adam Cecil has been named Chief Financial Officer at ProtectWise. The search was led by Alex Zakupowsky.
ProtectWise is disrupting the security industry with The ProtectWise Grid™, the enterprise security platform that captures high fidelity network traffic, creates a lasting memory for the network, and delivers real time and retrospective alerting and analysis in rich, innovative visualizations. By harnessing the power of the cloud, The ProtectWise Grid provides an integrated solution with complete detection and visibility of enterprise threats and accelerated incident response. The ProtectWise Grid delivers unique advantages over current enterprise security solutions, including an unlimited retention window with full-fidelity forensic capacity, the industry’s only automated smart retrospection, advanced security visualization, and the ease and cost-savings of an on-demand deployment model.
Founded in April 2013, ProtectWise is based in Denver and led by a team of security and SaaS industry veterans from McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Symantec.
Adam is an experienced CFO with a track record for elevating technology innovators in fast-growing markets. With Adam’s strategic finance vision and leadership, we look forward to continuing to build on our tremendous growth trajectory in the global cybersecurity industry.
I am pleased to join ProtectWise at such an exciting time in the company’s history. The ProtectWise leadership team is committed to delivering a new, disruptive way forward for the cybersecurity industry, and as such, the company has achieved a record year of growth. I look forward to collaborating to take ProtectWise to the next level.
Adam has a great opportunity to help ProtectWise in their future success.