REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. — April 22, 2019 — Imperva, Inc., the cybersecurity leader championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside, today announced the appointment of Jim Dildine as chief financial officer. With over two decades of experience and a unique perspective on the cybersecurity market, Dildine will hold a key role in accelerating the next phase of Imperva’s growth.
“We’re very excited to welcome Jim to Imperva, especially as he is joining the company at a pivotal moment. As we continue investing in our class-leading capabilities to protect our customers’ most critical assets, it’s important we also remain committed to our growth trajectory, ” said Chris Hylen, CEO of Imperva. “Jim’s broad experience as a financial leader in the cybersecurity market makes him an ideal fit for Imperva, and he will be an extraordinary addition to our company and leadership team.”
Dildine is a seasoned financial executive with extensive experience with both public and private cybersecurity companies. Prior to joining Imperva, he held key financial leadership roles at Blue Coat Systems and Symantec’s Enterprise Security division, where he served for the past two and a half years.
During his nine-year tenure at Blue Coat Systems, Dildine oversaw a period of dramatic growth in market value while also guiding the company through multiple events, including the initial acquisition by Thoma Bravo and subsequent sale to Symantec. During this time he also oversaw the acquisition and integration of six security focused companies, valued cumulatively at over $750M. Dildine holds an MS and an MBA from Northeastern University and BS from Pennsylvania State University.
“Imperva is at a critical stage in its journey, and I’m excited to bring my experience in helping other leading companies navigate similarly transformative periods,” said Dildine. “I’m thrilled to be joining a leadership team which is committed to evolving the business to meet the changing threats faced by organizations, and look forward to working with the entire Imperva and Thoma Bravo team as we continue to defend our customers’ business growth.”
Imperva is an analyst-recognized, cybersecurity leader on a mission to protect customers’ digital assets by accurately detecting and effectively blocking incoming threats, and empowering customers to manage critical risks, so they do not have to choose between innovating for your customers and protecting what matters most. At Imperva, we tirelessly defend your business as it grows, giving you clarity for today and confidence for tomorrow. Learn more at www.imperva.com, our blog, or Twitter.