|[October 09, 2018]
Prevalent Hires James DeBlasio as CFO and VP of Operations to Help Drive Next Phase of Growth
Prevalent, Inc., the leader in Third Party Risk Management, today
announced the appointment of James DeBlasio as Chief Financial Officer
and Vice President of Operations. Mr. DeBlasio joins Prevalent from
technology startup, Kiswe Mobile, where, as an Investor, he held the
roles of Chief Financial Officer, Head of Sales, and Head of Strategy.
DeBlasio brings with him an extensive background in leadership, finance
and driving operational excellence throughout his career in the Software
and IT Services and Telecommunications industries.
Over the course of his 35 year career, DeBlasio has held numerous senior
executive leadership roles where he was responsible for setting a
vision, financial performance, profitable growth, sales and global
service leadership, business operations, and strategic company direction.
"Jim is a terrific leader with a proven track record of helping
businesses scale," said Jonathan Dambrot, co-founder and CEO of
Prevalent. "As we look to drive top line revenue growth in this
fast-growing market, Jim's wealth of executive experience and commitment
to delivering results will help Prevalent further advance its leadership
"Prevalent is widely recognized as a proven leader in Vendor Risk
Management, driving innovative solutions to new third party threats,"
said DeBlasio. "I'm excited to help the team execute on its mission of
helping companies make their business relationships more secure and
From 2013 to 2016, DeBlasio was the Executive Vice President of
Operations for York Telecom Corporation, a Unified Communications (News - Alert)
Company, where he oversaw the company's new product offerings along with
Service Delivery, Managed Services, product efficiency, and overall
profitability. He also had responsibility for Yorktel's (News - Alert) Engineering and
Cloud Technology initiatives.
Prior to that, Mr. DeBlasio was the President, Chief Executive Officer,
and Board Member at Internap (News - Alert) Network Services Corporation (NASD INAP), a
position he held since 2005. During his tenure as Internap's CEO, he led
the business through a successful turnaround. He increased the company's
focus on applications engineering and was successful in delivering a
dramatic rise in new customers, a doubling of revenue, a dramatic
increase in cash/shareholder value, and a return to profitability.
Internap received industry awards and state-wide recognition as one of
the "Top Ten Fastest Growing Companies".
DeBlasio has also held executive financial positions of increasing
responsibility at Lucent Technologies. He holds a Master of Business
Administration in Finance and Financial Portfolio Analysis from Seton
Hall University and a Bachelor of Science in Operations Management from
Named a Leader in the 2017 Gartner (News - Alert) Magic
Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management, Prevalent helps enterprises
manage risk in third party business relationships. It is the industry's
only purpose-built, unified platform that integrates a powerful
combination of automated assessments, continuous monitoring, and
evidence sharing for collaboration between enterprises and vendors. No
other product on the market combines all three components, providing the
best solution for a highly-functioning, effective third party risk
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