Code42 Names John Emerick CFO



Via News Release

“MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Code42, a leading data security company, announced today that John Emerick joined the company as its chief financial officer.

Emerick brings to the position a 30-year career, during which he has driven top-line growth, operational efficiencies and profitability at a variety of well-respected private and public companies.”

As chief financial officer, Emerick will be responsible for scaling Code42’s financial and administrative infrastructure to support the company’s rapid growth. Emerick will oversee finance, accounting, sales operations, procurement and facilities.

“John is a world-class business executive with more than 30 years of experience running finance and operations for complex businesses,” said Joe Payne, Code42’s president and CEO. “He knows what it takes to drive growth while staying laser-focused on serving customers. We are excited to welcome him to Code42 and our team.”

“I can’t imagine a more exciting time to join Code42,” said Emerick. “Code42 is a high-performing company in a market that is rapidly evolving. The company’s success is a testament to its customer-first commitment. I am looking forward to working with the team to advance our financial engine so we can do more of what we do best — protecting our customers’ most important ideas.”

Prior to joining Code42, Emerick held numerous senior executive positions at technology companies and financial firms, where he successfully drove growth, efficiency and capital structure initiatives. He has experience leading and developing teams responsible for corporate development, finance, accounting, strategic acquisitions, treasury management and other functional areas. Emerick served as chief financial officer at CyberGrants, LLC and International Decision Systems, Inc. as well as chief financial officer and chief operating officer at NorthStar Capital Markets Services, Inc. His previous positions also include executive posts at Fair Isaac Corporation, CIT Group Inc. and Ovation Communications, Inc.

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About Code42

Code42, a leading data security company, secures the ideas of more than 50,000 organizations worldwide, including the most recognized brands in business and education. Because Code42 collects and indexes every version of every file, the company offers security, legal and IT teams total visibility and recovery of data —wherever it lives and moves. With real-time alerts and forensics, these teams can easily detect, investigate and rapidly recover from any data incident, such as ransomware, lost or stolen devices, and insider threats. Supported by a global state-of-the-art cloud infrastructure, the Code42 platform safeguards hundreds of petabytes of data and helps organizations comply with evolving regulatory requirements.

Founded in 2001, the company is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and backed by Accel Partners, JMI Equity, NEA and Split Rock Partners. For more information, visit, read Code42’s blog or follow the company on Twitter.

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