Bugcrowd Expands Executive Team with Hiring of Robert Taccini as Chief Financial Officer
October 2022 by Marc Jacob
Bugcrowd announced the appointment of Robert Taccini to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Taccini brings nearly three decades of experience in the security and information technology fields to Bugcrowd.
Prior to joining Bugcrowd, Taccini was Chief Financial Officer of WhiteHat Security where he played a key role in the successful spinout from NTT and sale of the business to Synopsys. In previous roles, he served as the CFO of HyperGrid; CFO and Treasurer of VCE Company, LLC; and Vice President of Business Operations Finance for Cisco Systems.
As the startup CFO of VCE, Taccini drove revenue growth, gross margin improvements, and operating efficiencies as the business scaled up to $500 million in operating budget and from six employees to 2,000-plus employees. Taccini also executed a converged infrastructure market strategy that yielded a $3 billion annual revenue run rate with 50% compounded growth over five years.
As the Chief Financial Officer of Bugcrowd, Taccini will be responsible for managing all aspects of the company’s financial strategy including strategic planning; mergers and acquisitions integrations; and the scaling of operations and systems. Taccini will report to interim Bugcrowd CEO Mike Jennings.
In addition to Taccini’s professional responsibilities, he served in a variety of leadership roles for youth activities and was a Board Member of Hospice of the Valley, San Jose.