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 Columbia based CFO’ operating in the Information Technology 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 READY Education
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About READY Education: Ready Education’s mission is to help higher ed institutions improve the student experience.
CFO of Inpixon
A financial management leader with 20 years of expertise, Wendy Loundermon guides Inpixon’s critical back-end mechanics of the finance, HR, and operations departments. In 2002, Ms. Loundermon entered Sysorex Government Services Inc. (now Inpixon) as Controller, then Director of Finance and HR, and in 2008 attained Vice President of Finance. Additionally, she acted as interim CFO in 2015. As Vice President of Finance, she prepares and files all financial statements, reports, and tax returns, as well as negotiates vendor credit terms and banking relationships. Ms. Loundermon attended George Mason University, where she spent her college career attaining a BS degree in Accounting and MS degree in Taxation.
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About Inpixon: Inpixon, an indoor data company, specializes in capturing, interpreting and giving context to indoor data to deliver actionable intelligence
SVP & Chief Financial Officer of Deltek
Michael Krone is the SVP & Chief Financial Officer at Deltek.
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About Deltek, Heart Health: Deltek is an enterprise software and information solutions provider for professional services firms and government contractors.
CFO & Co-Founder of Certn
Owen is a Chartered Accountant with a passion for technology start-ups and providing these companies with the necessary financial tools to grow and succeed. In addition to Canada Owen is also designated in the United States, as a Certified Public Accountant, and is devoted to helping companies prosper in a global marketplace. Owen is dedicated toward building products that are forever changing the global technology landscape. Owen has a wealth of experience providing strategic analysis to help companies locate and develop new revenue models and navigate towards growth and improved profitability. His previous experience in public practice accounting facilitates start-ups transitioning towards audited financial statements and raising capital through private equity channels. Owen also has many years of experience starting-up and working with charities in his community. He enjoys using the professional skill sets he has acquired through his previous schooling and work experience to give back to those in need.
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About Certn: Certn is a simple, comprehensive solution for applicant screening backed by great customer service.
CFO of Swyzzle
Michael Casey has been a member of our Board since October 2007. He retired from Starbucks Corporation in October, 2007, where he had served as Senior Vice President and CFO from August 1995 to September 1997, Executive Vice President, CFO and Chief Administrative Officer from September 1997 to October 2007. Subsequent to retirement he served as a Senior Advisor to Starbucks Corporation from October 2007 to May 2008 and from November 2008 to present. Prior to joining Starbucks, Mr. Casey was Executive Vice President and CFO for Family Restaurant, Inc. and President and CEO of EI Torito Restaurants,
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About Swyzzle: Swyzzle is a platform that delivers multimedia solutions for marketing, lead generation, and e-commerce.
CFO of ePlus
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About ePlus, George Mason University – School of Business: ePlus is an technology solutions provider of professional & managed services for cloud, security, data center, and digital infrastructure.
CFO of Bloom
Steve is a long-time Chief Financial Officer, having served as a CFO for multiple technology companies and investment funds over the past 20 years. Steve served as the CFO for a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ. He has also served in company board of director positions chairing Audit Committees including being a member of the Board of Visitors at George Mason University serving as Chairman of the Audit Committee.
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About Bloom, EarthOptics, Endera Systems, LLC, INADEV, KBW Ventures, LogicNets, Percipient.ai, Qmulos, Rebellion Defense, RedJack, SignalFrame: Bloom is an end-to-end protocol for decentralized identity issuance, identity verification, and anti-fraud.
Chief Financial Officer of Diligent
Michael serves as the CFO of Diligent Corporation. Michael Stanton joins Diligent with nearly 20 years of experience spanning business optimization, corporate finance, treasury and corporate development, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at SaaS-based education technology provider Blackboard Inc. With more than a decade at Blackboard, Stanton helped lead the company’s successful IPO efforts, which catapulted Blackboard to the top of the education technology market. He also helped grow the company to more than $650 million in revenue, and during his tenure he led more than $4 billion in equity and debt financings and 32 M&A transactions. Prior to Blackboard, Stanton held leadership positions at the international financial and corporate communications consultancy, Dewe Rogerson, and CCA Companies Inc., where he was responsible for forecasting, budgeting and analysis of the company’s lodging and gaming business. He holds a BA in history from College of the Holy Cross.
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About Diligent: Diligent is the largest GRC SaaS provider, with 1M users, across 23,000 organizations, valued at $7B+ and $500 million+ in revenue.
James C. Reagan
Chief Financial Officer of Leidos holdings
Jim Reagan is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Leidos. Reagan oversees all financial activities of the company, including accounting and financial reporting, treasury, tax, planning and analysis, and investor relations. Reagan is a well-rounded senior finance executive with progressive experience in large, publicly held companies. Prior to joining Leidos in 2015, he served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Vencore, Inc. (formerly The SI Organization, Inc.), a provider of information solutions, and engineering and analysis services to the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and federal and civilian agencies. Reagan has also served as CFO of PAE, Inc., Vangent, Inc., Deltek, Inc., Aspect Communications, and American Management Systems. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Reagan received a master’s degree in business administration from Loyola College in Baltimore, Md., as well as a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
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About Leidos holdings: Leidos holdings is a provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration and technical services and solutions.
Chief Financial Officer, Director of King’s Bay
Jody joined the board as Chief Financial Officer in February 2016. Jody is responsible for all aspects of regulatory financial reporting including the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements, management discussion and analysis reports, and government tax and regulatory reporting. Bellefleur is a CPA, CGA with over 20 years’ experience as a corporate accountant. Prior to her work with publicly traded companies, she was the Controller of a private manufacturing company. Since 2008, Ms. Bellefleur has exclusively been involved in providing services to both public and private companies in the junior mining sector.
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About King’s Bay: King’s Bay is a Vancouver based company focused on the exploration of cobalt, and other high-tech metals in North America.
CFO – Advisor of icitizen
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About Center for American Progress – CAP, icitizen, Murmuration: icitizen is a platform that connects communities with information, organizations, and elected representatives.
Chief Financial Officer of AET Solutions
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About AET Solutions: Business management and technology services holding company
CFO of Cyren
Kenneth Tarpey is comScore’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Tarpey brings to comScore more than 25 years of financial leadership and expertise directing strategic and operational financial programs for public and private technology companies. Most recently, Mr. Tarpey served as CFO of ObjectVideo, Inc., a venture-backed provider of video surveillance software, where he strengthened the financial organization to support the company’s growth. Prior to ObjectVideo, Mr. Tarpey was CFO of Ai Metrix, a network optimization software company. Mr. Tarpey also served as CFO at Proxicom, where he led the company through a successful IPO and its eventual sale to Dimension Data. Before Proxicom, Mr. Tarpey was CFO at NatSystems, a provider of software development tools. Mr. Tarpey previously served as CFO of SQA, where he also directed a successful initial public offering. Mr. Tarpey began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Tarpey has been recognized for his expertise in leading financial strategy and growth and in 2000 was named “Chief Financial Officer of the Year” by the Greater Washington D.C. Technology Council. Mr. Tarpey is affiliated with numerous organizations, including the CFO Forum sponsored by the Northern Virginia Technology Council and the Financial Executives Institute. Mr. Tarpey earned his MBA from Babson College, and his B.A. from The College of the Holy Cross.
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About Cyren: CYREN is a leading provider of cloud-based security solutions that deliver powerful protection through unmatched data intelligence.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer, and Treasurer of Noblis
As Senior Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and Treasurer, Simione is responsible for all of the financial, operating and administrative activities within the corporation. He also serves as the trustee of the Noblis pension plan. Prior to working at Noblis, Simione was with The MITRE Corporation where he held several management positions. Simione serves on the Board of Trustees for Noblis and on the Board of Directors for AllCom Global Services. He is a current member and former president of the Board of Trustees of United Cerebral Palsy of Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. He is a member of the CFA Institute, the Washington Society of Investment Analysts, and The Association for Corporate Growth. Simione holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
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About Noblis: Noblis is a nonprofit science, tech strategy organization that works in the public interest to help clients solve most complex problems.
CFO of PlaceSpeak
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About PlaceSpeak: Location-based smart city citizen engagement
CFO of Trinity Technology Partners
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About Trinity Technology Partners: Trinity Technology Partners, Inc. provides a world-class portfolio of technology services & solutions.
CFO of Machool Technologies Ltd.
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About Machool Technologies Ltd.: Machool Technologies was started to create a global online marketplace for services.
Chief Financial Office of BoardEffect, a Diligent Brand
Brian is the Chief Financial Officer for BoardEffect responsible for the Finance, Accounting and internal Operations of the company. Brian joined BoardEffect in early 2014. Prior to joining BoardEffect, Brian spent 11+ years at Blackboard where he most recently served as the Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis. During his time at Blackboard, Brian helped it grow from an early stage company to a large global public company, and then played a key role in its successful sale to Providence Equity Partners to take the company private. Prior to joining Blackboard, Brian spent 11+ years at MCI Telecommunications (acquired by Verizon) in various Finance and Accounting roles observing how technological advancements can transform an industry.
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About BoardEffect, a Diligent Brand: BoardEffect is a Board Management Platform.
CFO of Econveyance
Ronnie joined econveyance in early 2014 bringing with him over 20 Years of experience in the software sector. His background in technology has varied from consulting to establishing businesses in the industry. He has a proven track record of success, realizing and delivering financial and management goals. Ronnie holds a BSc in computing science, and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant with significant management and operational expertise. He is responsible for development and execution of the company’s strategic financial plan for stable growth and efficient operations.
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About Econveyance: The largest and fastest growing network of conveyance professionals.
CFO & GENERAL COUNSEL of SoundWay Consulting
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About SoundWay Consulting: SoundWay Consulting provides information technology and mission support solutions and services to the Federal government and industry.
Chief Financial Officer of Rx Networks
Mike is a CPA with 30 years experience in financing and operations in public and private companies. He was CFO of Silent Witness (TSX:SWE) just prior to the sale to Honeywell, and served on the board of Digital Payment Technologies (a private company that designs and manufactures electronic parking meters) for six years as the Chairman of its audit and compensation committees. Previously he worked in the resource industry and was treasurer and controller for Cominco (TSX:TEK), a $1.6B revenue mining company. Mike holds Bachelors of Science in Geology and Environmental Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. He has also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
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About Rx Networks: Rx Networks offers location-based assisted GPS technologies and services.
Chief Financial Officer of AMERICAN SYSTEMS
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About AMERICAN SYSTEMS: AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the US.
Chief Financial Officer of ID DataWeb
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About Criterion Systems, ID DataWeb: Our platform offers the worlds largest set of identity and attribute providers through simple to consume APIs, dashboards and webpages.