At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Australia based CFO’ operating in the Enterprise Software space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Chief Financial Officer of Aconex Limited
Paul Koppelman is responsible for finance and accounting operations and administration. Before joining Aconex in 2017, Paul held executive positions at several ASX listed companies and has led a wide range of corporate finance functions, including financial reporting, treasury, risk management, compliance, procurement, and investor relations. Most recently, he was chief financial officer of Medibank Private Limited, one of Australia’s largest healthcare companies, where he played a pivotal role in taking the company public. Previously, he was general manager, corporate finance, at Pacific Brands Limited, an Australian consumer products company. Prior to Pacific Brands, he was chief financial officer of the Global Aluminium (UK) and Commercial (Netherlands) Groups at BHP Billiton. Mr. Koppelman is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants and an associate member of the Securities Institute of Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Business degree with Distinction from RMIT University.
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About Aconex Limited: Aconex is a construction software developer that connects teams on construction and engineering projects through its online platform.
Chief Financial Officer of SiteMinder
Jonathan Kenny is an experienced chief financial officer with a demonstrated history of working both in pre-IPO and ASX-listed, high-growth technology businesses in industries such as data and analytics, e-learning, financial services, publishing, telecommunications and hospitality. Prior to SiteMinder, Jonathan was the Chief Financial Officer at 3P Learning, Bravura Solutions and Chief Operating Officer of Corelogic Australia. With a passion for building strong financial teams, Jonathan is skilled across the full spectrum of finance, from banking to strategic planning, business process improvement, change management, product management, M&A and investor relations. Today, he is responsible for SiteMinder’s financial, legal, IT, security, investor relations, and mergers and acquisitions opportunities. Jonathan is a highly-qualified finance professional with a Master of Business Administration from Bond University. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Post Graduate Diploma in Finance from the University of New England, and is a Chartered Accountant.
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About SiteMinder: SiteMinder is the world’s leading open hotel commerce platform and a AU$1 billion business used by 33,000+ hotels across 150 countries.
CFO of Appen
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About Appen: Appen offers a wide variety of services to technology companies seeking to compete and expand in the global marketplace.
Chief Financial Officer of Readify
Fraser joined Readify as Finance Director and Company Secretary in January 2014 and has over 15 years experience across finance, assurance, transaction advisory and M&A. Before joining Readify, Fraser held senior finance and corporate development roles at iSelect Limited, including its successful listing on the ASX. Prior to this, Fraser held roles of increasing responsibility in Ernst & Young’s Assurance and Transaction Advisory practices. Fraser holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
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About Readify: Readify is a multi award winning company focused on developing world class apps for our customers.
CFO and COO of Technology One
Paul Jobbins is Superloop’s group chief financial officer and has responsibility for the group’s corporate functions including Finance, Legal, Talent and Culture and Investor Relations as well as driving the group’s corporate strategy. He has previously worked in senior executive roles with several ASX listed companies including NEXTDC Limited, Reverse Corp Limited and Sunshine Gas Limited. He is also Superloop’s company secretary.
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About Technology One: TechnologyOne is Australia’s largest publicly listed software company that provides deep functionality for the markets they serve.
Chief Financial Officer of INX Software
August is a member of CPA in Australia and is a chartered management accountant registered with CIMA in the UK. He has over 10 years’ experience in financial services.
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About INX Software: Providing your industry with solutions for workforce health and safety, compliance, stakeholders, obligations, environment and logistics.
Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary of Rision
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About Rision: Rision develops an employment platform for candidates, employees, managers, and HR professionals.