Perimeter eSecurity, the only provider of complete security on demand, announced today the appointment of Lou Kerner to the position of Chief Financial Officer. In this role Kerner will provide strategic, operational and financial management leadership to support the companyâ€™s continued high growth trajectory. He will be based in the companyâ€™s corporate headquarters in Milford, Conn.
"Lou Kerner has consistently demonstrated his mastery of Internet and IT-based businesses and he brings a deep and diverse background to Perimeter," said Brad Miller, CEO of Perimeter eSecurity. "I have known Lou for over 20 years. His strategic vision combined with his financial and management expertise will help Perimeter maximize profitable growth across all of the company's businesses."
"I am pleased to be joining Perimeter, a pioneer in delivering world-class, on demand security services and a highly profitable company that has increased revenues by over 300 percent in the last 5 years and grown its customer base to over 10,000 customers. I look forward to working with Brad and the high-caliber team he has assembled to help grow the company to the next level," Kerner said.
Prior to this position, Kerner was co-founder and President of Wildsites, an aggregator of domain name portfolios, builder of branded websites and provider of a social networking applications (Bolt.com). Before that, Kerner was the Chief Financial Officer of Roo Media Corporation, a publicly traded enabler of internet broadcasting. Previously, Kerner was the Chief Executive Officer of the dotTV Corporation, where he successfully commercialized the .tv domain before selling it to Verisign.
Kerner began his career on Wall Street as an Equity Analyst at Merrill Lynch, before moving to Goldman Sachs as a Vice President - Equity Research, where he focused on media and Internet companies. Kerner received his B.A. from UCLA and his M.B.A. from Stanford University.