Udacity appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Seamus Hennessy brings 20+ years of strategic and financial experience to Udacity. 

Udacity Seamus Hennessy

We are excited to announce the appointment of Seamus Hennessy as our new Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. 

Hennessy brings over two decades worth of financial experience with both public and private technology companies to Udacity. Prior to Udacity, he spent eight years as CFO at Ruckus Wireless, where he led the company from early-stage startup, through its successful IPO in 2012 and acquisition by Brocade Communications Systems in 2016. He has also held CFO positions at Big Switch Networks, Cohesity and Aerohive Networks. The appointment highlights Udacity’s commitment to continued financial growth as the need for upskilling and reskilling for workers continues to accelerate, particularly in the fields of artificial intelligence, cloud computing, autonomous systems, and data science. 

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