MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - May 19, 2014) - CFEngine®, Inc., IT Automation pioneer and leader in infrastructure management software, today announced the appointment of Eoin O'Connor to the post of Chief Financial Officer. With this addition to its executive team CFEngine will bring this key function to the US based out of its Silicon Valley headquarters.

Adrian Hall, President and CEO at CFEngine, said: "I am delighted to announce the addition of Eoin O'Connor to the CFEngine management team. Eoin is a very accomplished financial leader who has experience building and leading high growth enterprises. Eoin has been a respected business partner to C-level executives, boards, customers and investors alike. I look forward to Eoin joining the CFEngine executive team and making immediate contributions to our success."

Eoin O'Connor, Chief Financial Officer CFEngine
Eoin brings diverse industry experience and skillset having successfully led various finance functions at large enterprises such as Oracle and Siebel Systems, as well as at early stage startup companies. Eoin began his career at KPMG, and has spent 25 years in leadership roles across both finance and operations functions. In his most recent roles at ON24 and Space-Time Insight Inc. he was instrumental in rapidly growing their revenues in a very short time span. 

Eoin brings added expertise when it comes to startup funding and financing. His rich experience in structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing deals led to Space-Time Insight raising $34M in venture backed funding. He holds BS in Commerce (First Class Honors) from the University College Cork, Ireland and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. 

CFEngine®, Inc., a pioneer in IT Automation at Web-scale, enables organizations to become more agile and thrive in the Cloud Era by radically simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT infrastructure and applications. With CFEngine, some of the largest IT organizations provision resources and deploy new applications orders of magnitude faster, while ensuring continuous availability, security and compliance in large-scale, very dynamic and highly complex environments. CFEngine has users in more than 100 countries, including many of the world's largest financial organizations such as JPMC, as well as companies like LinkedIn, Chevron, DirecTV, Locaweb, and Deutsche Telekom.