internetnews.com: JBoss Signals Growth with New CFO

“JBoss signaled a swing into a new strategic direction for
growth Monday with the announcement of a new chief financial
officer, Cary Smith. Smith was named to fill the slot that had been
held down by Stephen Hobbs, who was pulling double duty as CFO and
controller for the company.

“The news comes on the heels of a $10 million dollar round of
financing led by Matrix Partners that closed at the end of
February. The JBoss financing is one among a flurry of recent open
source financings that venture investors have been bestowing on
open source players in recent months.

“Smith is a 15-year industry veteran who most recently served as
the chief accounting officer for Internet Service Provider
Earthlink. Smith had before that been the vice president and
corporate controller at MindSpring Enterprises, which was acquired
by Earthlink…”


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