Wind River Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
Seasoned Financial Executive Bryan LeBlanc Joins to Help Advance Newly Independent Company’s Growth Agenda
ALAMEDA, CA – December 19, 2018 – Wind River®, a leader in delivering software for critical infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Bryan LeBlanc as chief financial officer, effective immediately. He will oversee the company’s global financial strategy and operations, and will report to Jim Douglas, president and chief executive officer of Wind River.
A seasoned executive, LeBlanc brings to Wind River nearly three decades of extensive financial experience with small and large technology companies, offering deep expertise in M&A, cash management, equity/debt financing, and software revenue recognition. Most recently, he served as CFO of startup Spire Global Inc., a space to cloud analytics company. Prior to Spire, Bryan was CFO of Jive Software for nine years where he was instrumental in growing and scaling the company, as well as in efforts to launch the company’s initial public offering in 2011.
"Wind River welcomes Bryan’s financial acumen, knowledge of the technology industry, and strong leadership. We are confident he will make an immediate impact during our next chapter as an independent company,” said Douglas. “With a proven track record in driving transformation and building and sustaining growth, Bryan is a great fit as our new CFO, and he will be a tremendous asset to the team.”
“It is an exciting time to join Wind River,” said LeBlanc. “The company is pioneering the technologies to advance digital transformation across multiple industries, and is primed to accelerate the evolution from automated to autonomous systems with its innovative and disruptive software portfolio. I look forward to working with this dynamic team as we embark on Wind River’s next stage of growth.”
Previous to Jive, LeBlanc served in various finance positions at companies including Webtrends Inc., Mercury Interactive Corporation, and inSilicon Corporation. He holds an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University and an undergraduate degree from Holy Cross College.
About Wind River
Wind River is a global leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things. The company’s technology has been powering the safest, most secure devices in world since 1981, and is found in more than 2 billion products. Wind River offers a comprehensive portfolio, supported by world-class global professional services and support and a broad partner ecosystem. Wind River software and expertise are accelerating digital transformation of critical infrastructure systems that demand the highest levels of safety, security, performance, and reliability. To learn more, visit Wind River at www.windriver.com.
Director, Global Communications