Appfire Appoints Christine Alpers as General Counsel

Boston-based attorney brings more than 25 years of legal experience working with public and privately held technology companies

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Appfire, a leading provider of software that helps teams solve modern challenges with digital solutions, announced today that Christine Alpers has joined the company as General Counsel, to lead and scale the company’s global legal strategy and function.

“Christine’s legal and strategic acumen, combined with her depth of experience in the software industry, align with the largest growth opportunity in Appfire’s history,” said Bob Nicholson, President and COO of Appfire. “We’re grateful that we have the benefit of Christine’s expertise and guidance as we continue our journey.”

Christine brings more than 25 years of corporate legal experience spanning both privately held and public technology companies. She most recently served as General Counsel at Acquia, where she oversaw all legal matters across the company’s global operation, including the $1 billion sale of Acquia to Vista Equity Partners. Managing a team of attorneys, Christine helped Acquia grow from 250 employees to more than 1,200 employees.

“This is an important chapter in Appfire’s history and I am excited to work with the leadership team as we continue to innovate, pursue acquisitions, and further develop our winning team,” said Christine Alpers.

Previously, Christine spent eight years at TIBCO as the Director of Legal for the Commercial Contracts Team. Christine holds a Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University Law School as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Massachusetts, and she studied languages at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

About Appfire

Appfire is an award-winning Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner and a global authority in the Atlassian ecosystem for 16 years. Appfire’s popular solutions help teams with Workflow and Automation, Product Portfolio Management, IT Service Management, Business Intelligence & Reporting, Administrative Tools, Agile, Developer Tools, and Publishing. The company has the largest portfolio of apps on the Atlassian Marketplace with 200,000 active installations worldwide. Learn more at


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