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HyTrust Names Mercy Caprara Chief Financial Officer

HyTrust, Inc., the leader in proactive control, compliance and visibility over virtualized environments and the entire cloud stack, today announced that it has named Mercy Caprara as Chief Financial Officer. Caprara will be responsible for driving and overseeing financial strategy and planning at HyTrust.   

“Mercy brings a wealth of financial experience and has a proven track record of successfully developing and implementing financial and operational controls,” said John De Santis, chairman and CEO of HyTrust. “Her broad experience in strategic financial planning and analysis will complement the HyTrust management team well.”

Caprara has over fifteen years experience in corporate finance, working with both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, she served as VP of Finance, CFO and company secretary of TriCipher, an Internet identity services provider that was recently acquired by VMware. She was responsibilities for the finance, accounting, legal, human resources and facilities departments, working closely with the CEO to raise over $35M in venture funding. Prior to that, she was co-founder and VP of Finance for Escalate, Inc., a provider of cross-channel commerce solutions, where she set up all finance functions and led several financings. Before Escalate, Caprara was corporate controller at data warehousing software provider Red Brick Systems (acquired by Informix Software), and Controller for Kiva Software, where she was instrumental in closing the acquisition of that company by Netscape, Inc. She also held various finance positions at GE Capital. She has an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of Notre Dame.

“I’m excited to join HyTrust and build upon its existing financial foundation to further the business goals,” noted Mercy Caprara, CFO of HyTrust. “HyTrust is in a unique position to enable organizations to fully benefit from virtualization while reducing the risks associated with the technology. I look forward to being part of a company that’s innovating rapidly and leading this emerging market.”

Published Tuesday, June 28, 2011 5:42 PM by David Marshall
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