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This list showcases the top New York based CFO’ operating in the Artificial Intelligence 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.
CFO of Yext
Steve Cakebread served as the President and Chief Strategy Officer of Salesforce.com, a customer relationship management service provider, from February 2008 to January 2009 and as Salesforce.com’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2002 to February 2008. From April 1997 until April 2002, Steve served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Autodesk, a software company. From April 1992 until April 1997, he was Vice President of Finance for Silicon Graphics World Trade. Previous to that, Steve held various roles at Hewlett Packard. Steve holds a B.S. in Business from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Indiana University.
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About Yext: Yext is a knowledge engine platform that helps brands deliver official answers.
Co-Founder & CFO of Urbint
Josh Troy is the Head of Ops & Finance at Urbint.
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About Urbint: Urbint predicts threats to workers and critical infrastructure to stop incidents before they happen.
CFO of WorkFusion
As WorkFusion’s CFO, Pete is accountable for financial operations, planning, controls and overall translation of results against goals. He brings deep expertise in finance and enterprise tech, most recently as Global CFO of the mid-market digital agency Text100. Prior to that, Pete spent 20 years at Accenture and Avanade, leading Accenture’s North America Products Operating Unit as Managing Director. As CFO of North America and Asia-Pacific, Pete helped Avanade, an Accenture-Microsoft joint venture, grow from a startup to a $1 billion company.
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About WorkFusion: WorkFusion offers automation solutions to enterprises to help them reduce costs and up-skill workforces.
Timothy E. Bixby
CFO of Lemonade
Tim Bixby is CFO at Lemonade.
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About Lemonade, Lemonade: Lemonade operates as a full-stack insurance company powered by AI and behavioral economics and driven by social good.
Chief Financial Officer of Olive
Ali is a builder and leader of high-performance finance and operations for early and growth-stage companies spanning clean tech, digital music, software, fintech, marketing, and more. As a serial startup Chief Financial Officer, he has executed financial modeling, transactions, and post-merger integrations. In 1997, Ali joined Microsoft, leading developer evangelism and competitive engagement for East Coast enterprise sales and consulting teams. He later oversaw product management and the launch of Microsoft’s SharePoint business, as well as strategic planning and growth for Microsoft’s $10B Office business. He also was responsible for M&A due diligence and post-merger management for Microsoft’s venture acquisitions. Ali subsequently joined the Global Technology Investment Banking group at Lehman Brothers, providing M&A and corporate finance advisory. He later joined the next-generation biofuels company Primafuel, a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, where he led fundraising and infrastructure projects. In 2011, he joined SecondMarket as Senior Vice President, facilitating $2B+ in secondary transactions for the world’s best venture-backed private companies. He then joined Movable Ink as CFO, producing record growth and profitability for the marketing personalization company. He also served as CFO of Olapic, a visual marketing leader that he helped sell to Monotype in 2016. Ali earned his BSE in Electrical Engineering from Duke and is now a regional board member for Duke New York. His MBA is from the Wharton School of Business, with a concentration on finance and entrepreneurship.
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About Olive: Olive develops an artificial intelligence workforce for the health care industry.
O. James Sterling
Chief Financial Officer of Renalytix AI
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About Renalytix AI: RenalytixAI is a developer of artificial intelligence (AI) enabled clinical diagnostic solutions for kidney disease.
COO/CFO of Koios Medical
Proven investor, consultant, and start-up manager who possesses a strong combination of strategic thinking and execution ability. Analytically oriented with exposure to many areas within the information technology and life sciences markets with particular emphasis on enterprise software, information services, healthcare IT, specialty pharmaceuticals, and aesthetics. Hands on operating experience working with entrepreneurs enables realistic assessments of investment opportunities and risks. Skilled negotiator with experience selling products and services, raising and placing capital, and sourcing strategic and financial M&A transactions. I want to work and invest with interesting and exciting people who are looking for great companies and opportunities. Together we will find them and help create them. Specialties:Structuring venture capital deals; Corporate board committee experience — Audit, Compensation, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees; Business and corporate development experience; Enterprise sales; Investment banking liaison; CFA Charterholder.
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About Koios Medical: Koios Medical is a leading healthcare into the era of machines & supporting physicians in delivering exceptional care.