SevOne Names New CFO
January 29, 2016
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SevOne announced the appointment of Rafe Brown to the positions of Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and SVP.

Brown will report to CEO Jack Sweeney and will lead SevOne’s Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Facilities operations.

Brown arrives at SevOne with over 20 years of experience leading and consulting financial operations of high-growth, public companies. Prior to his new role, Brown served as CFO, Chief Administrative Officer, and SVP at Pegasystems, Inc., a publicly-traded, global business process management software provider. He was previously a SVP in the finance group at, a leading provider of cloud computing software applications. Over the course of his 9 years at, Brown led the treasury and tax functions, real estate, and collections teams. Prior to, he spent five years at Cisco Systems, preceded by his public accounting years at PwC and Arthur Andersen. He is a certified public accountant and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting from Southern Utah University, along with a Master’s Degree in accounting from Brigham Young University.

“Rafe’s extensive experience in finance and global operations management in the technology industry makes him the ideal executive to drive SevOne’s performance forward,” said Jack Sweeney, CEO, SevOne. “His proven track-record of successfully leading public companies, spearheading and integrating acquisitions and positioning companies for rapid growth, will enable us to build upon our industry leadership position.”

“I am excited about joining SevOne at this pivotal time in the company’s history. Cloud, mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are changing the way the world works,” said Rafe Brown. “SevOne is uniquely positioned to enable the success of the world’s largest organizations as they scale their digital infrastructure to meet their customers’ 21st century demands. I’m committed to building a data-driven culture that remains focused on our customers’ success while bringing discipline and focus to the company’s aggressive growth trajectory.”

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