Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer
|Peter Bauer has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since co-founding our company in 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Bauer was a Managing Director at Idion Solutions Pty in Cape Town, South Africa, a software integration and development company that acquired FAB Technology (Pty), a company that he co-founded in 1997.|
Chief Technology Officer and Director
|Neil Murray has served as our Chief Technology Officer and a member of our board of directors since co-founding our company in 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Murray served as the Chief Technical Officer of Global Technology Services, a South African provider of business information solutions that acquired Pro Solutions (Prosol Group Pty), a software development company that he co-founded in 1992.|
Aron Ain joined our board of directors in April 2017. Since 2005, Mr. Ain has been chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Kronos Incorporated, a leading global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Mr. Ain joined Kronos in 1979 and held several leadership roles at the company prior to becoming chief executive officer. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Hamilton College, on the Trustee Advisory Board of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and as Vice Chairman of the Massachusetts High Technology Council. In addition to a bachelor’s degree in economics and government from Hamilton College, Mr. Ain has participated in a series of executive education programs, including the AEA/Stanford Executive Institute at Stanford University.
Geraldine “Gerri” Elliott joined our Board of Directors in November 2017. Gerri is the founder of Broadrooms.com, a website focused on executive women who serve or want to serve on corporate boards. She is formerly Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer for Juniper Networks, and Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft. Prior to Microsoft, she spent 22 years at IBM Corporation, where she held executive and management positions spanning sales, services, consulting, strategy development, and product management. Ms. Elliott is on the Advisory Board for BoardList, the Silicon Valley initiative to increase the number of women on tech boards. In addition to Mimecast Geri currently serves on the board of directors of public companies Whirlpool, Marvell Technologies and Imperva. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from New York University.
Christopher FitzGerald has served as a member of our board of directors since 2007. Mr. FitzGerald served as a non-executive director of City Merchants High Yield Trust, a London based investment company (LON: CMHY), and The Intercare Group, a U.K. pharmaceuticals business. Mr. FitzGerald was also a member of the Committee of Executive Directors and General Counsel at NatWest Group plc. Before that, Mr. FitzGerald was a partner in the London law firm Slaughter and May, where he specialized in advising major financial services businesses. Mr. FitzGerald holds a Master of Arts in Jurisprudence from Oxford University.
|Jeffrey Lieberman |
Jeffrey Lieberman has served as a member of our board of directors since 2012. Mr. Lieberman is currently a Managing Director of the venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners, which he joined in 1998. Prior to joining Insight, Mr. Lieberman was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he focused on strategic and operating issues in the financial services, technology and consumer products industries. Mr. Lieberman currently serves as a director of public companies Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK) and Cvent, Inc. (NSYE: CVT), and as a director of several private companies. Mr. Lieberman holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences in systems engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
|Hagi Schwartz |
Hagi Schwartz has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2015. In 2005, Mr. Schwartz founded Magnolia Capital, an investment advisory firm, where he was Managing Director. Mr. Schwartz is also a Venture Partner at Western Technology Investment, which he joined in 2011. Previously, Mr. Schwartz was the Chief Financial Officer of several public and private technology companies including HyperRoll, Inc., ATRICA, Inc., Noosh, Inc., and Check Point Software Technologies. Mr. Schwartz currently serves on the board of directors of Silicon Graphics International Corp. In addition, Mr. Schwartz has served on the board of directors of BigFix, TUI University and two other private companies. Mr. Schwartz has a B.A. in Economics and Accounting from Bar-Ilan University.
Stephen Ward joined our Board of Directors in January 2018. Stephen is the Chief Information Security Officer at TIAA, a Fortune 80 financial institution, where he provides progressive direction over cybersecurity and technology risk. His innovative approach has led to a patent-pending technology related to malware analysis.
Stephen has over 20 years of experience in physical security, personal protection, fraud, cybersecurity and technology risk acquired throughout his career in both the private sector and U.S. Secret Service. At JPMorgan Chase & Co., he was active in multiple aspects of overseeing incident response, cyber intelligence, fraud investigations and risk. As an agent with the United States Secret Service, the breadth of his experience included physical protection, fraud and cybersecurity.