Benu Networks Appoints John Valentine as Vice President of Finance
John Valentine Brings 20 Years of Senior Financial Leadership Experience to Lead Financial Operations
BILLERICA, Mass. – June 14, 2019 — Benu Networks, a leading provider of innovative virtual network solutions, named John Valentine as Vice President of Finance. In his role, Valentine will be responsible for leading the finance organization, the general and administrative (G&A) function, as well as cross functional initiatives.
“We are excited to have John onboard” said Mads Lillelund, CEO of Benu Networks. “John has a strong track record of leading and optimizing efficiency within finance organizations. He brings extensive experience in M&A and operational excellence which will be invaluable to Benu Networks as we continue our growth strategy.”
Prior to joining Benu Networks, Valentine served as Chief Financial Officer of SavingStar Inc., leading provider of personalized, digital grocery rewards programs for CPGs, where he was instrumental in establishing a rigorous forecasting process, securing additional funding rounds, and contributed to the successful sale of the company. His experience includes a decade tenure with Sycamore Networks and private equity-owned Coriant, where he served as CFO of Coriant America. Valentine earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, a Certificate in Accountancy and MBA from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
“I am excited to join Benu Networks, especially at such a pivotal point in time for the networking space” said John Valentine. “It’s exhilarating to be a part of a company that is looking to transform the way we are able to deliver and enjoy digital experiences.”
About Benu Networks
Benu Networks’ carrier-class Virtual Service Edge (VSE) software platform enables the rapid creation and delivery of next generation IP services over a converged infrastructure, and empowers service providers to increase revenue, expand market leadership, and meet the dynamic needs of their business, residential and mobile customers. For more information, please visit the Benu Networks’ website: www.benunetworks.com. Follow us on Twitter @benunets.