Application Security

Contrast Security appoints Peter Daley as Chief Financial Officer

The Runtime Security leader taps former CrowdStrike executive as the demand for its Secure Code Platform continues to flourish

Contrast Security (Contrast), the code security platform built for developers and trusted by security, today announced the appointment of Peter Daley as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

“We have proven to the market that our Runtime Security technology is the easiest, fastest, most accurate and scalable way to run an Application Security program,” said Rick Fitz, CEO at Contrast Security. “As we continue to see increased demand for our Secure Code Platform, I know Peter’s successful background and proven expertise using SaaS metrics to manage hyper-growth companies will be a perfect fit as CFO at Contrast, where he will drive profitable growth at scale.”

Daley will lead all financial activities across the business, including financial strategy, accounting, procurement, legal, IT and compliance. He will also apply decades of experience in enterprise software as a service (SaaS), cybersecurity and financial services to improve business performance and profitability.

“Contrast has a revolutionary technology that reduces friction, increases agility and productivity, and ultimately delivers a superior outcome for its customers,” said Daley. “I’ve seen fundamentally new approaches to traditional cybersecurity problems create entirely new sets of market leaders in next-generation firewalls, and then again in next-generation endpoint security. I’m excited to join Contrast as they do this with Application Security.”

Peter has over 25 years of experience in enterprise SaaS, cybersecurity and financial services. Prior to joining Contrast, Daley served as the VP of Strategic Finance and Investor Relations at CrowdStrike, where he was instrumental in leading the execution of various private and public financing rounds, including a record-setting initial public offering, as well as leading the investor relations program. 

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