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SOASTA Appoints Pete Boyes as Chief Financial Officer

SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced the appointment of Pete Boyes as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. A seasoned technology executive, Boyes will report directly to SOASTA CEO Tom Lounibos and will drive the company’s financial strategy, corporate finance, and accounting functions.

Pete Boyes, Chief Financial Officer, SOASTA (Photo: Business Wire)

Pete Boyes, Chief Financial Officer, SOASTA (Photo: Business Wire)

Boyes brings to SOASTA an established record of financial and operational leadership for venture capital-backed software companies, in addition to technology investment banking experience. Prior to SOASTA, Boyes was the CFO and COO of ID analytics, a pioneering consumer risk management software provider, where he led the company through its sale to LifeLock, Inc. and subsequent IPO (NYSE: LOCK). Boyes has extensive experience in merger and acquisition transactions, public offerings and private capital transactions as an investment-banking executive for Avondale Partners and Trumpet Partners.

“Pete is an important addition to our team at SOASTA at this stage of the company’s growth,” said Lounibos. “Pete’s accomplished leadership background across both leading technology companies and investment banking firms translates to the kind of forward-thinking, innovative approach that guides SOASTA as we rapidly scale, expand our products and technology and continue to provide a transformative alternative to slow and expensive legacy systems.”

“Many of the world’s most successful companies trust SOASTA’s technology to maintain the quality of their online and mobile channels – which in turn affect virtually every aspect of operations, brand reputation and overall performance,” said Boyes. “I’m excited to step into this role and build upon SOASTA’s vision of delivering the highest-quality user experience and business-critical application performance that outdated legacy competitors can’t provide, and to make powerful testing accessible to anyone.”

Boyes began his career at Coopers & Lybrand and received his bachelors and MBA degrees from the University of Southern California.

About SOASTA:

SOASTA is the leader in cloud testing. Its web and mobile test automation and monitoring solutions, CloudTest, TouchTest and mPulse, enable developers, QA professionals and IT operations teams to test and monitor users with unprecedented speed, scale, precision and visibility. The innovative product set streamlines test creation, automates provisioning and execution, and analyzes real user behavior in real-time to deliver actionable intelligence, faster. With SOASTA, companies have confidence that their applications will perform as designed, delivering quality user experiences every time. SOASTA’s customers are many of today’s most successful brands including Avaya, American Girl, Bonobos, Backcountry.com, Chegg, Experian, Gilt Groupe, Hallmark, Intuit, Microsoft and Netflix. SOASTA is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. For more information about SOASTA, please visit http://www.soasta.com.

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