Cylance appoints Robins new CFO for infra scaling as company reports 283% year-on-year revenue growth
Cylance® Inc., the company with AI-powered virus prevention, has announced the appointment of Brian Robins as chief financial officer. Robins is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of diverse experience in accounting, finance and treasury for security and other high-growth security and technology companies and is well-suited to guide Cylance through its next stage of growth. He will report to chairman and CEO Stuart McClure.
“Brian is a top-tier finance executive who will add incredible experience to Cylance in the next phase of the company’s accelerated growth both domestically and internationally,” said Stuart McClure, chairman and CEO at Cylance.
“Brian has a proven record of increasing company performance and will be critical in building out our financial infrastructure to support our continued hyper-growth and expansion into adjacent markets.”
Robins comes to Cylance after serving as chief financial officer at AlienVault. Before that, he served as vice president and chief financial officer of Global Business Services at CSC, a multinational IT and professional services corporation. Earlier in his career, Robins was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Internet services company Verisign, where he was responsible for managing all worldwide operations related to finance, accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury and investor relations.
At NeuStar, Brian served as vice president of finance, treasurer and corporate officer, where as a member of the leadership team he helped take the company public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and manage acquisition integrations. Robins has also held executive level and financial leadership positions at MCI and Bankers Trust.
Cylance completed another year of record growth, achieving:
- 283% growth in overall revenue
- 119% growth in overall bookings
- 169% growth in the number of customers
- 171% growth in deals
- 100% growth in the number of OEM partnerships
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