BOULDER, Colo. – Oct. 23, 2019– JumpCloud® today announced that Justin Schumacher, former vice president of business operations at Uplight, is joining the executive team at JumpCloud as vice president of finance. Schumacher is the most recent addition to the growing leadership team at the company, alongside vice president of customer experience and growth engineering, Kim Wachtel, and vice president of global sales, Toby Yoder, among others.
Schumacher’s focus for the scaling cloud directory startup will include finance, accounting, and business support systems. His role will support JumpCloud’s growth with processes and systems that make conducting business with JumpCloud as easy as possible and supports the needs of JumpCloud employees and investors.
“I’m thrilled to join a company that’s disrupting the status quo with technology that’s designed to empower our customers to simply, and securely, manage their IT resources across all the systems and platforms they need through a next generation cloud directory service,” said Schumacher.
Schumacher has held many management roles that have built him into an impressive leader. Prior to Uplight, Schumacher’s other leadership experiences stem from his time as vice president of finance at Simple Energy, controller at SyncHR, and his management roles at SolidFire (acquired by NetApp), Datalogix (acquired by Oracle), and KPMG.
“We are lucky to have Justin join and lead our rapidly expanding team,” said Larry Middle, co-founder at JumpCloud. “Justin is a key addition to our executive team, and his experience at KPMG, Uplight, and other high tech companies will absolutely help support JumpCloud’s rapid growth.”
JumpCloud’s mission is to Make Work Happen®, by providing people secure access to the resources they need to do their jobs. The JumpCloud Directory Platform gives IT, security operations, and DevOps a single, cloud-based solution to control and manage employee identities, their devices, and apply Zero Trust principles. JumpCloud has a global user base of more than 100,000 organizations, with over 3,000 customers including Cars.com, GoFundMe, Grab, ClassPass, Uplight, Beyond Finance, and Foursquare. JumpCloud® is backed by BlackRock, General Atlantic, OpenView, H.I.G. Capital, OurCrowd, and Foundry Group.