Silver Spring Networks said Catriona Fallon joined the company as chief financial officer, effective March 27. With more than 20 years of leadership experience in finance, investor relations and corporate strategy and development, Fallon joins Silver Spring from Marin Software, where she was executive vice president and CFO.
Prior to Marin Software, Fallon held strategic financial roles for Cognizant and Hewlett-Packard Co. Previously, Fallon was a research analyst for Citigroup Investment Research and Piper Jaffray & Co., where she covered enterprise software, media, advertising and publishing companies.
“With a strong roster of existing customers and key growth initiatives underway that will help position the company in its core smart energy market, its further expansion into smart cities and other new IoT verticals, it is truly an exciting time to join Silver Spring Networks,” said Catriona Fallon, Chief Financial Officer, Silver Spring Networks. “I look forward to working with Mike and the team on these strategic growth initiatives aimed at securely and reliably connecting devices that matter.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Catriona to the Silver Spring Networks management team. As we look to accelerate our company’s growth, adding someone with such a strategic background, as well as a deep knowledge of finance, is a great addition to our team,” said Mike Bell, President and CEO, Silver Spring Networks. “I’d also like to express my sincerest gratitude to Ken Gianella for his significant contributions to Silver Spring as interim CFO.”
Fallon succeeds Ken Gianella, who has served as Silver Spring’s interim CFO over the past nine months. Gianella will remain at Silver Spring and be a member of Fallon’s leadership team in the role of senior vice president, finance and treasurer.