Steve Lifshatz has joined video telematics provider Lytx as the company’s chief financial officer.
Lifshatz most recently served as CFO for Fleetmatics, a global fleet management telematics and software-as-a-service (SaaS) firm. He joins Lytx with three decades of executive-level experience at leading software and SaaS companies. Lifshatz is based in Lytx’s San Diego headquarters and reports to Brandon Nixon, Lytx Chairman and CEO.
“We’re delighted to welcome someone of Steve’s caliber to Lytx,” said Nixon. “His depth of experience in financial strategies and operations and his breadth in SaaS and telematics solutions make him an ideal addition to our executive team. With his extensive industry knowledge and experience scaling high-growth companies, Steve will be an asset to Lytx as we continue to grow at an unrivaled pace.”
As CFO of Fleetmatics, Lifshatz led financial strategy, processes and enterprise systems that supported the company’s growth, 2012 initial public offering, and ultimately their 2016 acquisition by Verizon for $2.4 billion. Lifshatz has led both entrepreneurial and public companies and has extensive experience in operational effectiveness, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and investor relations. He held the CFO position at Authoria, Lionbridge Technologies, The Dodge Group and Marcam Corporation and served as an independent director and chair of the audit committee for AMICAS, Inc.