Imperva Appoints Terry Schmid as CFO

Imperva, a data security company, has appointed industry veteran Terry Schmid as chief financial officer (CFO). Schmid will be responsible for overseeing all finance, accounting, human resources (HR), IT, facilities and legal functions.

Schmid brings more than 20 years of financial leadership to the company, including CFO roles in both public and private companies, as well as experience preparing companies for successful public offerings. He joins Imperva from Coremetrics where he was CFO.

Prior to Coremetrics, Schmid was the executive vice president (EVP) and CFO at Enterasys Networks, where he helped return Enterasys to growth and profitability after it was taken over by a private equity firm in 2006. Before Enterasys, he was CFO at Turnstone Systems, a telecommunications company. Schmid was also part of the founding team at ONI Systems, where he helped raise US$125m in venture investments and helped guide the company to a successful initial public offering (IPO).

Schmid holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BA in Economics from the University of San Francisco.


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