MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron (www.mobileiron.com), the innovator in mobile device management and security, today announced that Jim Buckley has joined the company as chief financial officer.
"Jim has a proven track record in shepherding breakout growth, raising capital and overseeing successful IPOs," said Bob Tinker, CEO, MobileIron. "He's a fantastic addition to our executive team and will play a critical role in MobileIron's continued growth and business success."
Buckley, a finance veteran, brings more than 30 years experience with both early- and late-stage companies as well as initial public offerings to MobileIron. Prior to joining MobileIron, Buckley served as CFO of Dash Navigation, a portable navigation device company acquired by Research in Motion. He was also CFO of Airespace, a wireless networking company that resulted in a very successful acquisition by Cisco Systems.
Buckley has helped prepare and lead several companies through their initial public offerings. Buckley began his finance career as a public accountant with Ernst and Young. He holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and is a certified public accountant.
"The enterprise mobility market is exploding and MobileIron has developed impressive traction after just a year in the market," said Jim Buckley. "Working at MobileIron represents a rare opportunity to focus on managing a company for scale and growth rather than finding a market for a new technology. I'm delighted to be joining a team with a demonstrated track record of execution."
A Gartner Cool Vendor for 2010, MobileIron is solving the problems CIOs face as business data moves to the smartphone. The MobileIron Virtual Smartphone Platform is the first solution to give IT and users real-time intelligence and control over smartphone content, activity, and apps in order to secure the enterprise, reduce wireless cost, and improve the mobile user experience. MobileIron's investors include Foundation Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, and Storm Ventures. For more information, please visit www.mobileiron.com.