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This list showcases the top Seattle based CFO’ operating in the Enterprise 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 Microsoft
As chief financial officer, Amy Hood is responsible for leading Microsoft’s worldwide finance organization, including acquisitions, treasury activities, tax planning, accounting and reporting, and internal audit and investor relations. Prior to this role, Hood was chief financial officer of Microsoft’s Business Division, responsible for the company’s productivity applications and services including Microsoft Office 365, Office, SharePoint, Exchange, Dynamics ERP and Dynamics CRM. During her time in the Business Division, Hood helped lead the transition to the company’s Office 365 service, and she was deeply involved in the strategy development and overall execution of the company’s successful acquisitions of Skype and Yammer. Hood joined Microsoft in 2002 and previously held positions in the Server and Tools Business as well as the corporate finance organization. Prior to 2002, she worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. in various investment banking and capital markets groups roles. Hood earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Duke University and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University. Hood lives in Seattle with her husband and daughters.
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About Microsoft: Microsoft is a software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services.
Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer of Acumatica
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About Acumatica: Acumatica is a provider of cloud business management software that empowers small and mid-size businesses to unlock their potential.
Chief Financial Officer of Tola Capital
Tashi Schmidt is a specialist in Finance and Operations for the venture capital and investment management industry. Prior to joining Tola, Ms. Schmidt oversaw the financial accounting, operations, reporting, and regulatory compliance as Controller for Benchmark Plus Management, LLC, a registered investment adviser managing complex hedged fund of funds portfolios. Earlier in her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, Ms. Schmidt audited companies primarily in the financial services, biotechnology, technology, and energy sectors. Ms. Schmidt is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University’s School of Business with a double major in Accounting and Finance. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Washington.
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About Tola Capital: Tola Capital is a venture capital firm that invests globally in enterprise software companies across multiple stages.
CFO of Ignition Partners
Ryan Baker is the CFO of Ignition Partners.
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About Ignition Partners: Ignition Partners is a venture capital firm dedicated to helping the best entrepreneurs seize opportunity.
CFO of Apptio
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About Apptio: Apptio is a provider of SaaS-based Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions for managing businesses in the IT field.
CFO of Unify Square
Charlie leads the worldwide financial function at Unify Square. He is responsible for driving investor relations, funding opportunities, and global financial management and forecasting. Charlie also plays a critical role in Unify Square’s pricing and payment strategies and overall business strategy. Prior to joining Unify Square, Charlie held the position of Partner and Chief Investment Analyst at Tresoro Ventures, a Las Vegas-based venture firm. Charlie has over 25 years of experience in finance roles from multiple perspectives – as CFO of the Dutch-founded startup Inforay; as General Manager, Strategy & M&A for the Server & Tools Business at Microsoft, as Vice President at Hudson River Capital, and as Senior Equity Analyst for Enterprise Software at Sanford C. Bernstein in New York, where he covered Microsoft, Oracle, VMWare, Citrix, SAP, Salesforce and Netsuite. Charlie has a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A., both from Harvard University.
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About Boyer Children’s Clinic, Unify Square: Unify Square provides software, cloud managed services, and consulting for global Microsoft Skype for Business enterprise deployments.
Chief Financial Officer of 2nd Watch
Scott Parrish is CFO at 2nd Watch. Parrish served as the Chief Financial Officer at Azaleos Corporation. Scott Parrish joined Azaleos in January 2006 and is responsible for its General and Administrative operations, including Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Legal and Facilities. Scott Parrish has over 12 years experience in providing financial, administrative, and operational leadership to technology businesses ranging from early-stage to established billion dollar corporations. Prior to joining Azaleos, Scott Parrish served as Finance Director at F5 Networks, where he led treasury, international accounting, SEC and SOX compliance functions, and due diligence and integration matters pertaining to its M&A activities. While at F5, Scott Parrish played a key role in supporting its growth from $5 million to $400 million in revenues including its IPO and Secondary public offerings. Scott Parrish began his career as a Consultant for Ernst & Young, LLP.
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About 2nd Watch: 2nd Watch is an AWS Premier Partner and a Microsoft Azure Gold Partner that provides consulting and managed cloud services to enterprises.