Chief Financial Officer ("CFO")

About AnchorFree

AnchorFree believes in placing consumers in control of their personal information online. The company’s mission is to enable secure access to the world’s information for an addressable market of 5 billion people who access the Web through computers or mobile devices. AnchorFree does this through Hotspot Shield, the world’s most popular app for safe browsing. Hotspot Shield secures all Internet communications, protects the user’s identity online, and provides universal access to all Internet content.

Hotspot Shield has been downloaded more than 200 million times and is the number one security app on the iPhone. Hotspot Shield has over 100 million monthly user sessions. Securing over 4 billion pages per month for its users, AnchorFree is ranked among the top 50 online destinations as far as total traffic (by Quantcast).

AnchorFree is funded by blue chip investors that include: Goldman Sachs, Bert Roberts (former chairman and CEO of MCI), Doug Maine (former CFO of IBM); Esther Dyson, Subrah Iyar (founder of WebEx), Greg Coleman (former president of Huffington Post), Rick Roth (former CEO of OgilvyAction). AnchorFree is located at the heart of Silicon Valley - Mountain View, CA. The office contains a gym, foosball, a pool table, ping pong, free food and drinks.


The new CFO will lead the company's finance organization, align the finance and business strategies, develop plans for the company's capital structure and support an aggressive growth strategy. In addition, the position is responsible for establishing and maintaining corporate relations with investors and for leading the external communications of the company. The successful candidate will have strong business skills, a collegial, "roll-up-your-sleeves" style, and the breadth, substance and intellect to drive AnchorFree financial vision.

The CFO will be expected to navigate the company through their evolution to a U.S. public company while bringing "broad operational shoulders" to help the management team execute on their objectives. As the organization's top financial executive it is expected he/she will ensure the financial resources are available to meet strategic objectives while safeguarding the assets of the company.

Based in the company's headquarters, the new CFO will be expected to cultivate a strong relationship with the chief executive officer and the board of directors and quickly become a key contributor to the senior leadership team.

The right candidate will have substantial experience with Mergers & Acquisitions in the consumer software or consumer Internet space.

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