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 United States based CFO’ operating in the Open Source 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.
Co-Founder, CFO of MinIO
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About MinIO, MinIO: MinIO offers high-performance, S3 compatible object storage for multi-cloud architectures. Software-defined, cloud-native + 100% opensource.
Chief Financial Officer of Sonatype
As CFO of Sonatype, Dave is chartered with managing corporate financial activities. Dave brings over 20 years of accounting, financial and strategic planning experience to his role as Sonatype’s CFO, including ten years with Ernst & Young, LLP as a senior manager. Prior to joining Sonatype, Dave was CFO of USinternetworking, a leading application service provider. He led USinternetworking’s financial efforts as it evolved from a start up to a $120 million entity acquired by AT&T. Dave holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Finance from James Madison University.
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About Sonatype: Sonatype is the developer-friendly full-spectrum software supply chain management platform helps organizations and software developers.
Paul E Blondin
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of EDB
Paul Blondin is EDB’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Paul works closely with the senior executive team and board of directors to participate in strategic planning and forecasting. Paul oversees EDB’s financial controls and processes, which gives him unique insight into how and when EDB can penetrate new markets. Paul has more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in enterprise software. Before joining EDB, Paul was Managing Partner of KickStart Partners, LLC, a business advisory group to private equity investors and CEOs. Paul was previously an entrepreneur, having co-founded and led Pactolus Communication Software, which was sold in 2010. He held executive posts at IPHighway Ltd; Open Development Corp; and was President and CEO of the network security company Netect Ltd. until he engineered its sale in 1999. Paul also served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Open Development Corporation, which was sold in 1997, and CFO of Cascade Communications Corp. Paul earned his MBA from Babson College and a BS in accounting from Boston College.
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About EDB: EDB is an open source-based data platform.
Chief Financial Officer of Lucidworks
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About Lucidworks: Lucidworks connects experiences throughout the entire user journey to meet customer and employee intent in the moment.
Chief Financial Officer of Tigera
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About Tigera: Active, zero-trust based security for cloud-native applications
CFO of Liquibase
Patti joined Datical in 2016 bringing over 25 years of financial and management experience to the company. Patti is responsible for the areas of finance, investor and banking relations, legal, HR, facilities and accounting. During her career, she has been directly involved in managing high growth operations, venture capital fundraising, enterprise and federal government contract negotiations, opening overseas operations, M&A and managing supplier relationships. Prior to Datical, she was the CFO at Gazzang, acquired by Cloudera in 2014, as well as the CFO of Phurnace Software, acquired by BMC Software in 2009. Patti is actively involved in the Austin community and is an advisory board member for the CFO Leadership Council and serves on the board of directors for [email protected].
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About Gazzang, Liquibase: Liquibase simplifies and automates database deployment and configuration for applications.
Chief Financial Officer of Aras
As the Chief Financial Officer, John Yee oversees financial strategy and global accounting at Aras. John brings over 20 years of experience in finance in the high-tech industry from both private industry and Big 4 public accounting firms. His experience includes pre-revenue start-up ventures as well as Fortune 500 companies. Previously, John held senior financial roles at a companies including Watchfire, Praecis Pharmaceuticals, Salary.com, Decision Resources, OneSource Information Services, Tenor Networks, and Deloitte & Touche.
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About Aras, Valore: Aras is a suite of open source product life cycle management (PLM) software solutions that run on a model-based SOA application framework.
CFO of Cognitect, Inc.
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About Cognitect, Inc.: Better information, where you need it. Home of Datomic, Clojure and expert development.
Chief Financial Officer of Practice Director of Practice Director
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About Practice Director, Williams Group: Practice Director is an ideal, simple-to-use software solution for eyecare professionals.
Chief Financial Officer of Transforia
James Stawick is a Chief Financial Officer at Transforia Inc.
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About Transforia: IT-as-a-Service all inclusive laptop subscription for the cloud.
COO/CFO of NodeSource
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About NodeSource: Building products focused on Node.js security and performance for the Enterprise.