Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Peter Bauer
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.
Neil Murray
Neil Murray served as our Chief Technology Officer since he co-founded our company in 2003 until he retired from that role in April 2019. He has also served on our board of directors since 2003. Prior to co-founding the company, Neil served as the Chief Technical Officer for 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

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.

Christopher FitzGerald

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.

Robert P. Schechter

Robert Schechter joined our board of directors in January 2019. From 1995 to 2008, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of NMS Communications Corporation (now known as LiveWire Mobile, Inc.), a global provider of hardware and software solutions for the communications industry, and served as the chairman of its board of directors from 1996 to 2008. He currently serves as chairman of the board of directors of PTC Inc., a global provider of software solutions and related services for product development, and on the board of directors of Telaria, Inc., a provider of a software platform designed to manage premium video advertising. Mr. Schechter received a B.S. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of 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
Stephen Ward joined our Board of Directors in January 2018. Since January 2019, Stephen has been the Chief Information Security Officer at The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, where he provides progressive direction over cybersecurity and technology risk. Prior to joining The Home Depot, he was the Chief Information Security Officer at TIAA, a Fortune 80 financial institution. His innovative approach to cybersecurity 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 the United States. 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 Secret Service, the breadth of his experience included physical protection, fraud and cybersecurity.

Primary IR Contact

Robert Sanders
Mimecast Limited
(800) 614-4530