Fueling Market Disruption with 3 Executive Hires

BOULDER, COLO. – August 28, 2018 – JumpCloud®, the first Directory-as-a-Service® platform, welcomes Dan Berg as Chief Technology Officer, Dave Barr as Vice President of Engineering, and Jim Burglin as Senior Director of Customer Success to its burgeoning executive team.

The cohesive, business-proven trio arrive at JumpCloud to further disrupt the directory services space after working extensively together at SolidFire, a Boulder-based storage startup acquired by NetApp. Dan, Dave, and Jim concentrate several decades of outstanding executive and senior management experience towards advancing JumpCloud’s mission of reinventing directory services in the cloud. Dan’s sought-after product and strategy expertise complements Dave’s design, architecture, and development prowess, while Jim follows suit with globally renowned customer-facing teams.

Dan, Dave, and Jim join an impressive team of veteran leaders with a deep track record of success in software startups including founders Rajat Bhargava and Larry Middle; Chief Product Officer, Greg Keller; and, Chief Revenue Officer, Patrick Cameron.

“JumpCloud is solving a truly global problem. It’s exciting to be given the opportunity to help lead and scale the development of a product with such an immediate, wide-reaching impact for enterprises and IT organizations around the world,” said Dan Berg, JumpCloud CTO. “The JumpCloud team has done an amazing job building the platform to this point, and we’re ecstatic to help the company scale its leadership in modern cloud-based directory services.”

“I’m thrilled to have Dan, Dave, and Jim join JumpCloud. Their experience will be invaluable as we scale the business,” said Rajat Bhargava, CEO of JumpCloud. “The heart of JumpCloud is our Directory-as-a-Service platform and the ability to quickly enable organizations to leverage cloud identity management. All three of these incredible people will help further support our drive to securely connect users with the IT resources they need.”

  • Dan previously held the positions of Vice President and General Manager of the SolidFire Business Unit at NetApp, and Chief Product Officer at SolidFire. Dan was also previously CTO of Skype and a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems. Dan will be leading the strategic development for the full range of products and technologies on the JumpCloud platform, while also growing and maintaining the research and development team.
  • Dave previously held the position of Vice President Engineering for SolidFire. Dave was previously running engineering organizations at Nirvanix and LeftHand Networks among others. Dave will be driving the architecture, design, and development of JumpCloud products as well as the ongoing technical operations. Dave is also responsible for scaling the capabilities of the engineering team, including hiring an additional 50+ engineers.
  • Jim previously held the position of Senior Director of Support at NetApp, and Director of Service and Support at SolidFire. Jim was previously running support organizations at Scale Computing and LeftHand Networks. Jim will ensure requisite processes and resources are available to customers and partners so they are successful in their deployment, adoption, expansion, and utilization of JumpCloud’s products.

“Foundry Group wants to extend a full Boulder, Colorado welcome to JumpCloud’s newest executive team members. We’re delighted Jim, Dave, and Dan share our enthusiasm for JumpCloud’s platform, people, and future,” said Seth Levine, Partner at Foundry Group. “We see their arrival as further confirmation that JumpCloud is making the right moves at the right time.”

“I speak for everyone at OpenView when I say we couldn’t be more excited that Dave, Dan, and Jim have joined JumpCloud’s executive team,” said Mackey Craven, Partner at OpenView Venture Partners. “We’re extremely confident in their combined skillset as a powerhouse of product design, development, and customer success, and look forward to seeing their influence propel JumpCloud into the limelight of cloud directory services.”

About JumpCloud

JumpCloud, the first Directory-as-a-Service platform, is Active Directory® and LDAP reimagined. JumpCloud securely manages and connects user identities to their systems, applications, data, and networks. Get started with JumpCloud’s cloud-based directory service at jumpcloud.com.

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