Be the recognized software leader for small to medium sized businesses
Delivering products that customers love and want to talk about
GFI Software pioneers powerful, award-winning IT solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) – and we make them affordable and easy to use.
We understand the challenges and opportunities you face. And it’s our business to help you to succeed, while saving you time and money. We keep technology simple where possible, and provide expert help and resources when you need them.
At GFI, our aim is for you to access all the IT solutions you need from a single source: We provide web and mail security, archiving, fax, networking and security software, and hosted IT solutions. We’ll keep pace with you, as your business grows.
You can trust our solutions. They work together seamlessly, reducing the risk of different services clashing or leaving gaps. With GFI, you can get everything you need. And we’re making our solutions even better, all the time.
Our solutions have won top awards - take a look
GFI Software has a strategic partnership with Microsoft. We are a Gold Certified Partner and a member of various limited access Microsoft groups such as the Exchange Server JDP program. Microsoft has presented us with the Winning on Windows Award as well as the Microsoft Fusion award.
GFI is an international success story. However, we’ve kept our feet on the ground – in lots of countries. We have offices in the USA (North Carolina, California and Florida), the UK (London and Dundee), Austria, Australia, Malta, Hong Kong, Philippines and Romania. We also have partners and customers the world over, so we can provide localized customer service, see the big issues, spot emerging trends and provide solutions ahead of the market.
We’re committed to providing outstanding support. We design our solutions to be simple to install, configure and run. But on the rare occasions when help is needed, our highly-skilled technical team provide a quick response. We also offer a wealth of online resources and even free-of-charge support for products during evaluation.
Find out how you can contact GFI and keep in touch
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Chief Executive Officer
Walter Scott most recently served as the CEO of Acronis, a provider of scalable storage management and disaster recovery software, where in the space of three years he increased revenues from less than $20 million to approximately $120 million for 2008. Prior to joining Acronis, he was the CEO of Imceda Software where he executed a combination of leadership and marketing strategies that resulted in a successful sale of the company to Quest Software for $61 million. Walter was also instrumental in Embarcadero's successful IPO in 2000. He started his career in sales with Banyan Systems where he contributed to the growth and success that led to Banyan's IPO. Walter holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maine.
Chief Financial Officer
Paul Goodridge has over 20 years of senior financial management experience, predominantly in the technology sector. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, Paul served on the GFI Software board as chair of the audit committee since July 2011. From 2000 to 2008, he was CFO with CSR plc, a fast-growing FTSE 250 semiconductor company in the UK, where he managed various funding rounds and acquisitions and led the company’s IPO on the main London market in 2004. In the technology sector, Paul has also served as CFO with Moneybookers, a start-up, Light Blue Optics and Sepura, a London-listed PLC designing and developing Tetra handsets. Early in his career, Paul held a series of senior financial positions with Black & Decker Inc. and PA Consulting in London. Paul is a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
Chief Technology Officer
Pierre-Michel "Mike" Kronenberg has two decades of experience in IT, security and business development. Prior to joining GFI, Mike served as Chief Technology Officer at Webroot, PC Tools/Symantec, and Kroll/Ontrack and has also been the founder of several successful startups. In addition to his extensive technical expertise and entrepreneurism, Kronenberg is tri-lingual, speaking English, French and German. He holds a Ph.D. ABD and Master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland.
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Ingo Bednarz has served as our General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since June 2011. From March 2007, he was corporate law associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, private equity and venture capital investments. He was a key advisor on a number of billion dollar acquisitions. Prior to that, he was corporate law associate at Clifford Chance, in Frankfurt, Germany. Ingo has a degree in law from Saarland University, Germany and an LL.M. advanced law degree in US Corporate and Commercial Law, from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, CA. He is a member of the Frankfurt, Germany Bar Association.
General Manager, TeamViewer
Holger Felgner has served as General Manager of TeamViewer since October of 2010 and is responsible for GFI’s Remote Access and Collaboration software, TeamViewer. Prior to his appointment as General Manager, Holger was Chief Operating Officer. Between 2002 and 2006, Holger worked at Rossmanith GmbH, a company providing solutions for quality assurance and ISO 9001 certifications, holding various sales and development roles before becoming Chief Operating Officer. He started his career in sales for Zeta Software GmbH. Holger has a Diploma in Industrial Engineering from Stuttgart Media University.
General Manager, GFI MAX Business Unit
As General Manager of the GFI MAX Business Unit, Alistair Forbes is responsible for GFI’s solutions serving the company’s IT Support and Managed Service Provider customers. Alistair joined GFI following the acquisition of HoundDog Technology, which he co-founded in 2004. He has extensive technology leadership experience in both SMB and large corporate environments, defining and delivering high tech solutions in a number of vertical markets. He has particular expertise in Internet technologies and has been responsible for delivering a range of innovative online solutions over the last 10 years. Originally qualified as a research scientist, Alistair has also held senior roles in consulting organizations through which he has gained insight into a broad range of business sectors. Alistair has a B.Sc. from Aberdeen University and a Ph.D. from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.
General Manager, IT Infrastructure
Phil Bousfield has over 15 years of software development experience. He has held a variety of engineering and commercial roles and prior to joining GFI he was Head of International Operations for VERITAS. This was a multi-national sales role with a strong focus on Channel business at both enterprise and SMB level. He was also head of engineering for Insignia Solutions where he was responsible for compilation and emulation technologies.
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