DocuSign's Mike Dinsdale Honored as CFO of the Year
SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®) is pleased to announce that Chief Financial Officer Mike Dinsdale was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as the 2015 Bay Area CFO of the Year for Emerging Business. The honor was awarded at the 10th Annual Bay Area CFO Awards, an event held on June 11, 2015 to benefit Larkin Street Youth Services, San Francisco's leading nonprofit helping youth gain independence by offering an innovative and award-winning model of housing, education, employment, and health services.
"Mike has had remarkable impact in the rapid worldwide adoption of The DocuSign Global Trust Network through his incredible passion, character and business savvy," said Keith Krach, DocuSign Chairman and CEO. "We're thrilled to see Mike receive this tremendous honor for his financial and business community leadership and his contributions in helping DocuSign grow to emerge as the global standard for Digital Transaction Management."
"I'm humbled to be recognized as CFO of the Year," said Mike Dinsdale, DocuSign CFO. "The last five years at DocuSign have been an incredible journey in literally the best job in the world. It's inspiring to come to work everyday alongside the most passionate and talented team in tech knowing that you're fundamentally changing the way business gets done by empowering transformation at every level."
Mike joined the DocuSign executive team in May of 2010 and has been instrumental in driving DocuSign's rapid global expansion by playing an integral role in guiding strategy and securing late-stage funding from a diverse mix of blue chip investors and strategic partners. Mike came to DocuSign following his role as CFO at Lithium Technologies where he raised millions in equity financing over three rounds and was responsible for two strategic acquisitions.
Prior to Lithium, Mike was employee #10 and CFO of Velocity11, a life sciences technology company. There, he was a critical player in setting business strategy, aggressively driving revenue growth to $50M, positioning the company for acquisition by Agilent Technologies. Mike holds a B.E.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Ontario, an MBA from McMaster University, as well as the designation Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He's an avid tech nerd and is fascinated by how new devices and technologies act to shape our ever-changing world.
Bay Area CFO of the Year award winners were selected by a blue ribbon independent Selection Panel comprised of business and academic leaders including: Alison Davis, Managing Partner, Fifth Era, Board Member: Royal Bank of Scotland, Diamond Foods, Fiserv, Unisys, and Ooma; Mary Huss, Publisher, San Francisco Business Times; Sharon McCollam, Winner, 2012 Hall of Fame - Lifetime Achievement Award, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Best Buy; Byron Pollitt, Winner, 2013 Hall of Fame - Lifetime Achievement Award, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Visa; Richard Rosenberg, Retired Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America.
For more information on the Bay Area CFO of the Year awards, please visit http://cfoawards.org. For more information on Larkin Street Youth Services, please visit http://larkinstreetyouth.org. For more information on DocuSign, please visit http://www.docusign.com.
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