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 Sydney 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.
CFO of Veda Advantage
James joined Veda in May 2013 as CFO, and has more than 25 years’ experience leading teams across the treasury, finance and accounting, pricing, and legal functions. Before joining Veda, James was the CFO of AAPT, where he focussed on improving the company’s earnings, as well as divesting its consumer business. James has also served as the CFO of PowerTel Ltd, an ASX-listed telecommunications service provider and has held various international treasury positions at AT&T and Lucent Technologies in the USA and Hong Kong, focussing on export and project finance.
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About Veda Advantage: Veda is a data analytics company and the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand
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.
Chief Financial Officer of Mcr
Sid joined mcr in June 2004 and is responsible for mcr’s financial infrastructure. He has held positions of financial manager and financial advisor within corporate accounting and financial management fields in the IT industry since 1988. Sid holds a BA in Accounting and Statistics and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.
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About Mcr: Mcr offers sourcing and implementing services to Australian businesses.
Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary of Isentia
Nimesh has more than 15 years’ experience as an executive in the media and internet sectors, utilising experience gained working across Australia, UK and many parts of Asia. Much of his experience has been gained in growing companies. Before working for Isentia, Nimesh was global CFO for pioneering social networking site Friendster. He was also Finance Director at Fairfax Digital for seven years, playing an instrumental role in navigating the company into the world of online publishing and transaction businesses. Prior to that he worked at Dell Computers in the UK, at Arthur Andersen and Ernst and Young. He holds a Master of Business Administration (AGSM), BCom with Merit (UNSW) and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
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About Isentia: Isentia is a global leader in delivering crucial business intelligence, operating in 18 offices across the Asia-Pacific.
Chief Financial Officer of RISQ Group
Jenny Li has over nine years’ experience in the screening industry. She leads the financial aspects of the business on a day-to-day basis and is responsible for all financial & insurance related matters. Prior to joining RISQ, Jenny held leadership positions at First Advantage, where she was the financial accountant. She is also a certified practicing accountant and member of CPA (Australia).
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About RISQ Group: RISQ Group (RISQ), an industry leader in employment background checks across the Asia-Pacific region.
Chief Financial Officer of Integrated Research
Peter joined Integrated Research in March 2008 and is responsible for overseeing the Company’s finance and administration, including regulatory compliance and investor relations. Peter is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years experience. He has held a number of senior accounting and finance roles, including seven years as CFO with Infomedia (an ASX-listed technology company), six years with Renison Goldfields (ex ASX top 100 Resources Company) and two years with Transfield Pty Ltd. Peter’s career began with Arthur Andersen, where he was responsible for managing large audit clients.
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About Integrated Research: A leading global provider of proactive performance management software for critical IT infrastructure, payments.
CFO of Asia of Westcon-Comstor
With more than 17 years of tenure with Westcon-Comstor International, David Corcoran serves as CFO for the Asia Pacific region. He joined the company in the role of Finance controller in the Australian business and has held several roles over the past 17 years including Commercial Manager, Operations Director and Chief Operations Officer. David began his career with the Irish Chartered Accounting firm Niall M Hogan & Company, where he completed his financial training and qualified as a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). David moved to Australia and worked on a number of projects for companies including the Australian Broadcasting Corp., Symphony Australia and the Australian National Audit office. Since arriving in Australia, David has qualified as a Fellow of the ACCA.
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About Westcon Group, Westcon-Comstor: Westcon-Comstor is a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in security.
Chief Financial Officer of Comestri
Rachel White is CFO for growth ventures.
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About Comestri: Comestri is a SaaS platform for eCommerce – PIM, OMS and Channel Management.
Chief Financial Officer of Coverforce
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About Coverforce: Coverforce provides risk management and insurance broking services to businesses in Australia.
Chief Financial Officer of UltraServe
A qualified Chartered Accountant, David’s extensive background within technology and professional services businesses provides a solid platform for addressing all financial aspects of the Gentrack business. His experience includes over ten years as CFO of Zeacom and a stint as consulting CFO for ClearPoint. David has a Bachelor of Management Studies in Finance and Accounting and is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.
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About UltraServe: UltraServe is a first dedicated cloud hosting company.
CFO & Principal Consultant of Taysols
Åsa is a Principal Consultant and the CFO of Taysols. She joined Taysols in 2004 after an impressive career as a group accountant and management consultant. In 2007 Åsa became a Director of our support business Taysolsblue. Her expertise and experience in group accounting and FP&A combined with an impeccable technical knowledge makes her the finest Hyperion Financial Management consultant in the region; and as such an invaluable asset to the Taysols team. Åsa first became involved with the Hyperion solutions when she worked with the founder of Hyperion back in 1986. Prior to joining Taysols, Åsa worked as a Senior Manager at KPMG and as a Principal Consultant at Cognos, winning awards at both organisations. At KPMG, she was the Asia Pacific lead for Hyperion’s Advanced Applications Group, the pinnacle of HFM consultants around the world. Prior to KPMG, Åsa was the group accountant for a Swedish based conglomerate with operations in over 40 countries and was a member of the company’s executive committee.
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About Taysols: Taysols is a cloud, consulting and support organisations for Business Analytics solutions.
CFO, COO & Co-Founder of Veyor
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About Veyor: Construction SaaS business
CFO of Inabox Group
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About Inabox Group: Inabox Group Limited (ASX: IAB) is a leading supplier of next generation IT, cloud and IP telephony services.
Chief Financial Officer of Fat Zebra
Danuel Rebecca is the CFO at Fat Zebra.
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About Fat Zebra: Fat Zebra is an Internet Payment Gateway established to simplify online credit card payments.