Bruce Felt and Doug Hickey join as company accelerates growth across the enterprise
CAMPBELL, Calif. - August 2, 2012 - YouSendIt, Inc., today announced the appointment of Bruce Felt and Doug Hickey to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Felt is the chief financial officer of SuccessFactors, an SAP company, and Hickey is president and CEO of Binwise, and a former partner at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. These Silicon Valley luminaries round out a visionary leadership team and a world class board that will help YouSendIt continue its rapid growth trajectory.
“We’re honored to welcome Bruce Felt and Doug Hickey to our board of directors,” said YouSendIt CEO, Brad Garlinghouse. “Both had their pick of the industry’s best companies and chose to join YouSendIt because of its long term opportunity, consistent momentum and business results. The insight from these two seasoned executives will make the difference as YouSendIt enters its next phase.”
In the last year, YouSendIt grew revenue 61 percent over the prior year making it the market leader and one of the fastest growing companies in the space. This growth has continued into 2012 where YouSendIt now has more than 30 million users including 98% of the Fortune 500 as customers.
“YouSendIt’s business results and growing customer base make them a company to watch,” said new board member Bruce Felt. “I hope that my experience working among many publicly traded companies that serve the enterprise will benefit YouSendIt as they continue their business momentum and work towards their next phase of growth.”
Bruce Felt is the chief financial officer of SuccessFactors, the leading provider of cloud-based business execution software. Felt brings more than 25 years of experience in high-technology executive positions at LANDesk Software, Integral Development Corp and the Qualix Group, among others. Felt started his career at Deloitte & Touche and is a certified public accountant. He holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of South Carolina and a master of business administration from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
“I am thrilled to be a part of YouSendIt at this stage of its growth,” said new board member Doug Hickey. “The company’s strong focus has driven a remarkable level of success that will break new records as the technology proliferates throughout the enterprise.”
Hickey has more than 20 years of operational experience holding senior-level positions in the telecom, Internet and the technology space. Hickey is currently president and CEO of Binwise and previously spent over a decade at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, most recently as Managing Partner. Prior to Winblad, Hickey was CEO of Critical Path, and prior to that, president and CEO of Global Center. Global Center became one of the first and largest providers of advanced web hosting and was bought by Frontier Communications in 1998. Hickey holds a bachelor of ccience in economics from Siena College. Currently, Hickey is on the Boards of BinWise, Plug Power Inc (NSDQ PLUG), Lunera Lighting and Siena College.
Founded in 2004, YouSendIt was working in the cloud before the term was even coined. At first the service was a simple way to send the large attachments that email couldn’t process, but has since grown to become a robust suite of online file storage and management capabilities. Today, the company serves 40 million registered users across 193 countries and 98 percent of the Fortune 500. Aside from offering professionals an easy-to-use collaboration solution, YouSendIt’s renowned reliability, untouched data security and endless innovation make it the go-to solution for businesses, big and small.