Austin, TX | March 1, 2018— ClearBlade, Inc., a leading enterprise edge computing and Internet of Things (IoT) software company, announced today that James Weir has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO), expanding ClearBlade’s executive leadership team. Mr. Weir will lead ClearBlade’s finance department and be responsible for overseeing the company’s corporate and non-technical operations.
Mr. Weir brings to ClearBlade over 12 years of legal, finance, and operations experience working with private equity firms, institutional investors, and Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, Mr. Weir was chief operating officer of an award-winning, Austin, TX-based green-tech company where he oversaw daily operations and prepared the company for its commercial launch. Prior to moving to Austin, TX, Mr. Weir practiced law in New York, NY, where he was recognized as a leading securities attorney.
“James is the perfect addition to the ClearBlade leadership team, and he will play a critical role in managing our accelerated growth,” said Eric Simone, Founder and CEO of ClearBlade. “His expertise in corporate finance, legal affairs, and operations management are an ideal fit for ClearBlade and will help us achieve our strategic goals.”
“I’m excited to join ClearBlade because the company is perfectly positioned to power the edge computing revolution,” said Mr. Weir. “Edge computing is the future of IoT, and ClearBlade’s technology is leading the way. I look forward to helping the company transform the connected world.”