Freshworks Appoints Cloudflare Exec as Independent Director

Software company Freshworks named Jennifer Taylor, the SVP and CPO of Cloudflare, as an independent Director on its Board.

“Jennifer brings a unique combination of skills to Freshworks, from shaping product innovation to leading the reinvention of network security for the modern cloud era,” said Freshworks CEO and Founder, Girish Mathrubootham. “I’m excited to welcome her to the Freshworks board and leverage her experience in building outstanding customer-centric SaaS products.”

“Freshworks’ intuitive approach to business software is exactly what the market needs and what all customers deserve,” noted Taylor. “Having built products for IT, customer service, sales teams and marketers, over the last two decades, I see a huge opportunity ahead of Freshworks to change the way businesses can deliver better customer and employee experiences.”

Taylor is a former product exec with Salesforce and Adobe, and has also held roles with Facebook, Macromedia and Vector Capital.

She joins a Board of Directors that includes former DIRECTV COO, Roxanne Austin; Accel Partner, Sameer Gandhi; former AppDynamics CFO, Randy Gottfried; former CrowdStrike CMO, Johanna Flower; former NetSuite CEO, Zach Nelson; former CRO of Stripe, Barry Padgett and Freshworks’ Founder and CEO Mathrubootham.