Brian is the chief financial officer at MX a leading digital transformation platform for banks, credit unions, fintechs and partners, built on the belief that transformational growth starts with making data easily accessible and actionable for financial institutions. Previously Brian was the former chief financial officer at Upwork. Brian has more than 25 years of experience in leading finance organizations in public and private companies during periods of rapid growth and cash constraints, including multiple IPO’s. Prior to joining UpWork, Brian was the chief financial officer at Marketo. Before Marketo, Brian held a variety of finance leadership roles at SuccessFactors (acquired by SAP), CoTherix, Inc. (acquired by Actelion Pharmaceuticals), ClearSwift, and DigitalThink, among others. He has established an expertise in SaaS/Cloud business modeling, reporting and planning after supporting high growth subscription businesses at both SuccessFactors (acquired by SAP in 2012) and Marketo (taken private by Vista Equity Partners in 2016). He began his career as an auditor at KPMG, earned a bachelor’s of science in accounting and an MBA (finance concentration) from St. Mary’s College of California.