PubNub, the world’s leading Data Stream Network for IoT, mobile and web apps, today announced Marc Friend has joined the management team as CFO. Marc brings extensive experience in finance, marketing, sales operations, administration and venture investing in the software and technology industries.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Marc to the PubNub executive team,” said Todd Greene, CEO of PubNub. “Marc’s deep experience in SaaS companies and new business models will be an asset as we continue to scale and aggressively grow the business.”
Marc joins PubNub from Intalio, an enterprise software company, where he was Chief Operating Officer and CFO, leading finance, marketing, sales operations and administration. A 15-year veteran of the venture capital industry, Marc has served in general partner roles at U.S. Venture Partners and Summit Partners and as Venture Partner at Partech International. Marc has also been a key investor in ground-breaking companies in Internet infrastructure including NetDynamics, Check Point Software, Blue Martini Software and salesforce.com.
“This is an incredibly exciting time to join PubNub, whose Data Stream Network is enabling an entirely new era of IoT, mobile and web innovation,” said Marc Friend, CFO of PubNub. “The entire PubNub team is laser-focused on growth and customer success, and I’m thrilled to help lead the company’s financial operations during this critical time.”
Marc earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
PubNub is a secure global Data Stream Network (DSN) and easy-to-use API that enables its customers to connect, scale, and manage real-time applications and IoT devices. With over 70 SDKs for every platform, 250ms worldwide data transfer times, and scalability for hundreds of millions of devices, PubNub’s unique infrastructure provides the ability to easily connect and operate world-class real-time applications and IoT devices. PubNub is headquartered in San Francisco. Visit PubNub online at www.pubnub.com, Twitter, LinkedIn, Vimeo and Facebook.