Syncsort Appoints Gary A. Deutsch Chief Financial Officer
Finance and Technology Business Leader Brings 15+ Years of Experience Across High Growth and Large Corporations to Syncsort’s Executive Leadership Team
NJ – September 25, 2012
Syncsort, a global leader in data integration and data protection software solutions, today announced that it has appointed Gary Deutsch to the position of chief financial officer. Reporting to Syncsort’s Chief Executive Officer Flavio Santoni, Deutsch will provide leadership to optimize and scale Syncsort’s finance and administration infrastructure in support of the overall corporate growth strategy.
Deutsch joins Syncsort from M5 Networks (now ShoreTel), a pioneer in cloud-based hosted VoIP telephony, where he served as chief financial officer. In this role, he guided M5 through tremendous growth, two acquisitions, debt and equity fundraising, and the eventual sale of the company. Deutsch previously held senior leadership positions at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Applied Graphics Technologies and Ztango (now part of RealNetworks). Additionally, he worked in the Corporate Finance Department at the Walt Disney Company.
“Gary is a dynamic business leader and excellent addition to the Syncsort management team,” said Flavio Santoni, chief executive officer, Syncsort. “He brings extensive business and finance experience from various technology companies, which will be an invaluable resource as Syncsort enters the next phase of our corporate transformation and continues to drive growth.”
“Syncsort’s rich history, innovative technology, and incredible use cases across thousands of satisfied customers around the world have put the company in a great spot. I look forward to Syncsort being a huge force in the Big Data movement,” said Gary Deutsch, chief financial officer, Syncsort. “I’m excited to join Flavio, the experienced leadership team, and all of Syncsort’s incredibly talented employees worldwide to propel the company’s next wave of growth.”
Syncsort is a global software company that helps the world’s most successful organizations rethink the economics of data. Syncsort provides record-setting data performance and rapid time to value through easy to use data integration and data protection solutions. With over 15,000 deployments, Syncsort has transformed decision making and delivered more profitable results to thousands of customers worldwide.