Change is a part of life and a part of business. Recent developments at Black Duck have brought that point home to me.
Ken Goldman, Senior Vice President and CFO, has joined the company to fill the void. Ken comes to Black Duck with over twenty five years of financial experience. Most recently, Ken was CFO of Salary.com, where he led their successful IPO. Prior to that he was an investment banker with Mirus Capital Advisors, and held CFO positions at Lodestar Corporation, Student Advantage, Media Map, ShopLink, and Liberty International. Ken began his career at KPMG, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and received his Accounting and Management degree from Syracuse University.
Also joining the executive team is
At times there were open chairs, but now we have a Dream Team in place.
Turnover, generally speaking, is not desirable, but it is also not unusual for startups. The lives of people working in a startup, and in subsequent stages of a rapidly growing company, experience changes in their life, their goals, attitude toward work, etc. Change is natural and expected.
As Black Duck has changed, grown and matured, and we’re fortunate to be able attract the highest-qualified candidates and ultimately hire the very best and brightest in the marketplace.