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 Database 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 Delphix
Prior to joining Coraid, Mr. Grierson served as CFO of leading security firm ArcSight Inc., where he helped lead them to a successful IPO, and ultimately a $1.5 billion acquisition by Hewlett Packard. Prior to ArcSight, he served as Vice President and Corporate Controller at ONI Systems Corp., where he was a key member of the IPO team. Earlier in his career, he served as a Senior Manager in the audit practice of KPMG LLP. Mr. Grierson currently serves on the board of Ruckus Wireless, and was named CFO of the Year in the Public Company category in 2009 by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.
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About Delphix: Delphix provides an intelligent data platform that accelerates digital transformation for companies around the world.
CFO of Tamr
Karen Cambray is the Chief Financial Officer of Tamr.
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About Tamr: Tamr is an enterprise data unification company that is cost-effective, scalable, and accessible to any enterprise.
Co-Founder & CFO of LunaDNA
David Lewis is a Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer at LunaDNA and LunaPBC.
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About Ganley Investment Group, LunaDNA, LunaPBC: The first and largest health and DNA research platform owned by its community.
Chief Financial Officer of Emodo
Ken Coffee is an established advertising and marketing technology executive with over 20 years of experience with high growth start-ups and public companies. As Chief Financial Officer of Ericsson Emodo, Ken is responsible for Emodo’s Finance and Administration functions. Prior to joining Emodo, Ken served as the Vice President of Finance at Amobee (Singtel), a global advertising technology company leveraging data to help marketers activate programmatic campaigns. Amobee integrated three acquisitions and nearly tripled revenue during his tenure. Ken also served as VP of Finance & Operations for CompareNetworks and was responsible for Business Management for Velti, a pioneering public ad-tech company. Ken started his career in advertising and marketing services as co-founder and CFO of GTxcel.
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About Emodo: Emodo transforms data into results for mobile network operators.
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FusionStorm
Mike Soja has more than thirty years of varied experience as a senior financial executive. He is responsible for all financial matters including lender relationships, accounting, budgeting, planning, and taxes. Mr. Soja began his career with KPMG and later served as the Chief Financial Officer at XTRA Corporation, a publicly held transportation equipment leasing company for twenty years. He subsequently entered the life science sector, serving as the CFO of Control Delivery Systems, a privately held drug delivery development company. Mike later served as the CFO of pSivida, Inc, a publicly held company that developed proprietary drug delivery technologies. Mr. Soja holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics from The College of The Holy Cross, Worcester MA, and a Master of Science Degree in Accounting with Honors from Northeastern University, Boston, MA, and a Masters in Business Administration, with High Honors from Babson College, Wellesley, MA.
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About FusionStorm: FusionStorm provides IT products, professional services, support contract services and managed services for enterprises.
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.
CFO of Data Axle
Austin Owens serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Infogroup where he is responsible in all aspects of accounting, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and treasury functions. Prior to Infogroup, he held various roles at Dell where he was responsible for strategic planning initiatives and streamlining financial reporting for the sales unit. Mr. Owens holds a Master of Business Administration from Purdue University and bachelor’s degrees in finance and economics from Montana State University.
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About Data Axle: Data Axle helps clients create a foundation of clean data, find leads, develop winning strategies, and design & execute winning campaigns.
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 InfluxData
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About InfluxData: InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB, the open source time series database.
Chief Financial Officer of Radius Intelligence
Prior to joining Radius, Ash was the Head of Finance at Instacart during the company’s rapid growth phase. Ash started his career with KPMG and holds Masters and Bachelors degrees in Accounting from Wake Forest University.
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About Radius Intelligence: Radius Intelligence seeks to power data intelligence across all B2B applications, channels, and users.
EVP/CFO of Quaero
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About Quaero: Empowering enterprises to integrate, discover and democratize their customer data
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.
Chief Financial Officer of HealthcareSupport
Chris Abel joined HealthCare Support in August 2017 as the Chief Financial Officer, working with the team to lead the organization to continued financial growth. Prior to joining HSS, Chris served as CFO for a Florida based group of technical colleges and institutes. A CPA for over 20 years, Chris began his career with KPMG and has served in leadership roles in the entertainment, services and education industries. Chris grew up in Orlando and earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Accounting from the University of Florida. Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and their dog, traveling, scuba diving, and reading.
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About HealthcareSupport, HealthcareSupport: HealthCare Support is a national recruitment firm providing clinical and non-clinical staffing solutions to top healthcare organizations.
CFO of Supported Intelligence
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About Supported Intelligence: Supported Intelligence provides software and analytical services.