By Charles Leaver

Ziften appoints Caroline de Laat Vice President of Finance

Ziften’s Position as Leading Innovator in Fast Growing Endpoint Security Industry Pulls Company Into Next Phase of Growth


AUSTIN, Texas – June 24, 2015 – Ziften, a fast growing Austin cybersecurity startup, today announced the appointment of Caroline de Laat as Vice President of Finance. Ms. de Laat is a seasoned financial and operational executive with extensive experience working with startups. In her role as VP of Finance, Ms. de Laat will be responsible for streamlining Ziften’s internal processes to ensure the company’s back office enables rapid scalability. Additionally, Ms. de Laat will focus on capital efficiency and extensive financial transparency and visibility to Ziften’s board.

“Caroline’s experience speaks for itself. Working with startups as well as large private and public companies, Caroline has a proven track record of instilling discipline and structure, ultimately bringing them to revenue generation,” said Charles Leaver, CEO, Ziften. “Additionally, Caroline has vast international experience that will be critical to future Ziften growth plans. We are fortunate to have her on board and look forward to putting her expertise to work for us.”

Caroline de Laat brings more than 25 years of experience to Ziften. In her career, Ms. de Laat has worked for both domestic and international companies, most recently with vCFO where she served as Consulting Controller. She has successfully implemented innovative ideas, process improvements and provided financial and operational expertise to organizations. Ms. de Laat also has a strong background in accounting, financial reporting, planning and analysis, and statement preparation.

“This is an exciting time to join Ziften. The company is solving a timely and relevant business problem and is ready to explode,” said Caroline de Laat, VP of Finance, Ziften. “This is a perfect match for my skill set – helping a young company take the next step and I look forward to bringing fiscal maturity to the organization to enable rapid growth.”

Ziften provides continuous endpoint intelligence to the enterprise. Combining real-time user, device and threat behavior monitoring, analytics, and reporting, Ziften takes the complexity, time, and cost out of endpoint detection and response with an easy-to-use solution that deploys in hours, not days. Security teams throughout the world use Ziften’s solution to augment their existing infrastructure and amplify their resources to more easily and automatically pinpoint and respond to threats, vulnerabilities, and abnormalities. Keep your business on point and protect to the end with Ziften at

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