Seamus Hennessy

Seamus Hennessy

Chief Financial Officer – Udacity

Seamus is the Chief Financial Officer for Udacity. Prior to Udacity, he was the CFO at a number of technology companies including wireless network infrastructure category leader, Ruckus Wireless.

Seamus has more than 20 years of financial management experience at both public and private technology companies. In his eight years as CFO of Ruckus Wireless he led them from early-stage startup in 2009, through a successful IPO in 2012, and sale to Brocade Communications Systems in 2016. He has also served in CFO roles at Big Switch Networks, Cohesity, Aerohive Networks and Bubble Motion, as well as VP of Finance at NetScaler.

His experience includes strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, corporate finance, and treasury. Seamus holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from the University of Limerick, Ireland.