KnowBe4 appoints Financial Executive ace Robert Reich as CFO

Robert Reich, Chief Financial Officer, KnowBe4

KnowBe4, the provider of security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, announced that new Chief Financial Officer Bob Reich has stepped into his role, replacing former CFO Krish Venkataraman who will transition to the KnowBe4 Board of Directors.

Reich brings rich experience to KnowBe4

Reich brings more than 25 years of leading transformative value creation strategies with extensive business and financial management expertise to his new role. He has held senior positions with a number of leading public and private equity sponsored companies.

Most recently, he served as EVP and CFO of Catalina Marketing Corporation, and served as EVP and CFO of Syniverse Holdings Inc. Earlier roles included SVP and CFO for Hawaiian Telcom Communications Inc., and senior leadership roles at McLeodUSA Inc. and Wisconsin Central Transportation Corporation. Reich began his finance career with Deloitte in Chicago.

Krish to join board of directors at KnowBe4

“Bob is an proficient financial executive who brings outstanding leadership experience from several global software and technology companies,” said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4.

“We are very excited to welcome Bob Reich to the executive team and believe that his impeccable skillset will be an excellent complement to KnowBe4’s future growth plans.”

“We are also grateful to Krish for his acumen, as he played a critical role in KnowBe4 becoming a public company last year. As Krish moves to his next step on our board of directors, we feel very fortunate to have his continued contribution and stewardship.”

“Krish has assembled a high-performing finance and investor relations team at KnowBe4. I am honored to succeed Krish and look forward to partnering with Stu and the rest of the leadership team to help continue the incredible KnowBe4 success story,” said Bob Reich.