Richard joined Kinaxis as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Corporate Services in October 2005. Richard brings more than 30 years of finance experience to the Kinaxis management team, the vast majority of which is within the high tech industry.
With a broad technical and financial skill set, and rich experience in financing, business development, and corporate growth and restructuring, Richard and his team deliver value beyond the P&L line, by ensuring the finance agenda aligns, influences and delivers on Kinaxis' overall corporate strategy. Also a significant priority for Richard and the executive group is ongoing financial accountability and general corporate governance.
Prior to joining Kinaxis, Richard held chief financial officer and other senior finance positions with leading software, services and other public and private high tech companies – most notably, senior finance roles with Nokia, SHL Systemhouse and ISM Corp.
In addition to his Chartered Accountant, CPA designation, Richard holds a Master of Applied Science degree and a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo.