NEW YORK, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dashlane, an award-winning password manager and leader in online identity management announced today the appointment of David Lapter as Chief Financial Officer. Lapter, who has worked with companies like Fab.com, Tru Optik, MakeSpace and more, will oversee legal, compliance, finance, investor relations and business operations for Dashlane.
"Dashlane is in the midst of a tremendous growth period, and we've seen a dramatic increase in the number of transactions consumers are making through our platform," said Emmanuel Schalit, CEO of Dashlane. "As we continue to scale our business to both consumers and also businesses, David's financial expertise and business experience will be instrumental in accelerating Dashlane into the next phase."
Lapter brings a wealth of finance and business management experience to Dashlane. In his most recent role at MakeSpace, a tech-focused full-service physical storage company, the company more than quadrupled sales, expanded operations into DC and Chicago, scaled its fleet and support operations, launched its first iOS app and broadened its services to include furniture storage. From 2011 to 2014, he served as Fab.com's CFO, where it surpassed $100M in sales in its first full year of operations, including its expansion into key European markets. He also raised several rounds of equity and debt funding during his tenure.
Prior to Fab.com, Lapter was CFO and EVP of business operations at KickApps, a hosted platform for creating social networks, and CTSpace, a SaaS provider of document and project management solutions. Both companies were acquired during his tenures. Earlier in his career, Lapter held positions at Upfront Ventures and The Parthenon Group.
"As Dashlane continues to expand its user base of consumers and businesses and the digital wallet becomes a more prominent aspect of its core identity business," said David Lapter, CFO of Dashlane. "I look forward to working closely with the executive team to continue to scale the business globally and help to establish more partnerships and collaborations."
Dashlane makes identity and payments simple with its password manager and secure digital wallet app. Dashlane allows its users to securely manage passwords, credit cards, IDs, and other important information via advanced encryption and local storage.
Dashlane has helped over 4 million users manage and secure their digital identity, and has enabled over $4.5 billion in e-commerce transactions. The app is available on PC, Mac, Android, and iOS, and has won critical acclaim from top publications, including: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today.
Dashlane is free to use on one device and Dashlane Premium costs $39.99/year to sync between an unlimited number of devices. Dashlane was founded by Bernard Liautaud and co-founders Alexis Fogel, Guillaume Maron, and Jean Guillou. The company has offices in New York City and Paris, and has received $30 million in funding from Rho Ventures, FirstMark Capital, and Bessemer Venture Partners.
Learn more at Dashlane.com