Appirio Hires Mark O'Connor as CFO
Appirio, a technology-enabled services provider, has appointed Mark O’Connor as chief financial officer (CFO). The announcement comes on the heels of Appirio closing a US$60m funding round led by global growth investor General Atlantic, with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital and GGV Capital. O’Connor, who brings more than 20 years of finance experience in various high growth companies, will support Appirio’s projected growth and global expansion of company initiatives.
O’Connor joins from Nuance Communications where he served in the office of the chief executive officer (CEO) as chief of staff and vice president of operations, and previously the vice president of finance and operations of its enterprise division. He also served as CFO for BeVocal and Appshop. O’Connor brings finance and operations experience from International Networking Services, where he was part of the hybrid products and services business when it grew from a few employees to more than 2,000 in nearly three years.