SAN FRANCISCO – February 21, 2017 – New Context, the leading provider of Lean Security for software and infrastructure development, today announced that the company has appointed Lisa Garland, an executive with nearly 20 years of experience supporting high-growth companies, as chief financial officer.
“Lisa has an impressive track record, having doubled the size of $100 million-plus businesses and increased profits by over 300 percent for companies in both the U.S. and China,” said Daniel Riedel, CEO of New Context. “Given that we expect to realize an aggressive growth trajectory over the next 5 years, her expertise will be invaluable going forward.”
Throughout her career, Garland has held roles at Hawaiian Host, Inc.; Discovery Foods; Clerkdogs.com; H.I.G. Capital LLC; Swander Pace Capital LLC; and Morgan Stanley, where she has managed global sales teams, created financial forecasting tools, developed strategic growth plans, and structured business development deals for these high-growth startups and late-stage companies.
Garland added: “I was drawn to New Context for their vision of keeping the connected world safe, which is more important now than ever. Together with the executive team, I look forward to achieving this vision by aligning the resources, identifying growth drivers, and developing tactical plans that will support both the company’s growth and our clients’ satisfaction.”
Garland received a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She also studied in Japan at Meiji Gakuin University and Kyushu University, where she was a Monbusho scholar and focused on international law, business and security.
About New Context
New Context delivers Lean Security™ through hands-on technical and management consulting. We are a team of experts with extensive backgrounds in information security and scalable, secure application development. Our tools and processes streamline development frameworks to ensure transparent and secure IT software development within DevOps processes. New Context is headquartered in San Francisco.
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