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This list showcases the top United States based CFO’ operating in the Management Information Systems 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 LogDNA
Caitlin is the CFO at Flite. Caitlin brings significant financial management experience to Flite with her more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting as well as in managing HR, legal and other G&A functions. Most recently, Caitlin was VP of Finance and HR at Hearsay Social, a social media related SaaS company. Her experience also includes controllership, financial analysis and investor relations positions in the media and software industries. Caitlin began her career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen. Caitlin earned her BA in Economics and Urban Studies from Connecticut College.
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About LogDNA: LogDNA offers a log management solution that provides DevOps teams an aggregation of all their system and application logs on one platform.
CFO of Liquid Web
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About Liquid Web: Liquid Web is a provider of web hosting and managed cloud services.
Chief Financial Officer of READY Education
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About READY Education: Ready Education’s mission is to help higher ed institutions improve the student experience.
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of American Axle & Manufacturing
Christopher J. (Chris) May joined AAM in 1994 as a Financial Analyst at AAM’s World Headquarters. Since then, May has served in various financial positions with increasing responsibility including: Manager Financial Reporting; Finance Manager Three Rivers Manufacturing Facility; Divisional Finance Manager Metal Formed Products; Director Internal Audit; and Assistant Treasurer. Prior to his current position, May served as Treasurer. His experience includes various positions within AAM’s financial reporting, internal audit and operations finance departments. Over the last several years, he has led the company’s efforts to refinance our capital structure while building strong financial processes within the organization. Before joining AAM, May served as a Senior Accountant for Ernst & Young. May holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from University of Detroit – Mercy, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Canisius College. Mr. May also holds a CPA designation.
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About American Axle & Manufacturing, American Axle & Manufacturing, Detroit Institute of Arts: AAM was founded in 1994, with manufacturing expertise rooted in more than 90 years of experience.
Co-CEO, CFO of Apex Technology
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About Apex Technology, Bessemer Venture Partners, Stanford University: Apex Technology is a special purpose acquisition corporation.
Co-founder, CFO and VP of Ops of Tekion
Guru is an accomplished engineer & technology executive with 25 years of progressive experience and has a proven track record of successfully building, and managing Business and Technology Operations. He is a co-founder of Tekion Corp, which is building world’s best business applications on the cloud starting with the automotive retail industry by using cutting-edge technologies like big data, machine learning/AI, and human computer interaction. At Tekion, Guru oversees Finance, Operations, and Cloud Infrastructure. Prior to this, he was the VP of Information Technology at Tesla for over 4 years and was responsible for Tesla’s Global IT Infrastructure and Operations. Guru built a high performance global team and also led the team to build Tesla’s entire global IT Infrastructure & Private cloud supporting ERP / E-commerce Applications, Retail IT, Engineering, Vehicle Connectivity, and Factory systems. In prior roles, Guru has designed and implemented large global datacenter infrastructure and managed them. He has also championed the architecture and implementation of large private and public clouds across the globe. Guru is technically very savvy with modern cloud platforms, highly available & scalable application and collaboration platforms, information security, end-user computing and virtualization. He is a high energy, driven and results oriented leader and a recipient of many organizational awards in his successful career for leading, architecting and delivering on transformational initiatives. His vast knowledge and experience in infrastructure & business application use models across different industry verticals is a core strength of him.
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About Tekion: Tekion is a cloud-built platform with advanced machine learning and AI capabilities for a personalized and seamless consumer experience.
CFO of ServiceMax
Simon Edwards is the Chief Financial Officer of ServiceMax. In this position, Simon oversees the company’s accounting, finance, revenue operations and IT teams. Simon also serves as a strategic advisor to the CEO and management team.
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About ServiceMax: ServiceMax is the provider of Field Service Management Software for equipment manufacturers and service providers.
Chief Financial Officer of Preferred Systems Solutions
As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Kockler oversees the company’s Finance, Accounting, and Human Resources functional areas. His primary responsibilities include financial accounting and reporting, budgeting, forecasting, treasury, audit, tax management, business metrics reporting, banking relationships, employee benefits, compliance, and all general accounting functions. He is also directly involved in the identification and qualification of all acquisitions, and plays a key role in diligence, negotiation and structuring, and integration. Prior to joining PSS, Mr. Kockler worked at Blackbird Technologies as Vice President of Finance and as Principal Program Finance at BAE Systems. He brings more than 20 years of finance and financial reporting and analysis experience. Mr. Kockler served as a Captain in the infantry for the U.S. Marine Corps. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government from Harvard.
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About Preferred Systems Solutions: Preferred Systems Solutions offers IT, engineering, and program management services to government and commercial customers in the U.S.
Chief Financial Officer of WorkForce Software
ringing over two decades of strategic financial leadership experience at Fortune 500 companies, global technology start-ups and a top CPA firm to his role at WorkForce Software, Bob Feller oversees all finance and accounting, as well as information technology and legal functions. Prior to joining the company, he was the CFO of Palace Sports & Entertainment, the parent company of the Detroit Pistons NBA franchise. He also spent 16 years building and leading effective finance, accounting, HR and IT teams at growing technology companies and directed a successful IPO at Salesforce. A Michigan native, Bob holds an MBA in Finance and a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan.
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About WorkForce Software: WorkForce Software is the first global provider of integrated employee experience and workforce management solutions.