J. Ian Giffen

Former Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer at Alias Research, Inc.

J. Ian Giffen

J. Ian Giffen

Former Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer at Alias Research, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Alias Research, Inc.

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1466

Primary Location

Toronto, Canada

Number of Boards

35

Birthday

1958

Age

63

Number of Awards

2

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Advisor at LinkGreen

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Chief Executive Officer at Extuple Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer, Director & President at Kinaxis, Inc.

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Senior Advisory Partner at Sand Hill East LLC

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Professor-the Rare & Orphan Disease Center at The Jackson Laboratory

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Chair of Technology, Media & Entertainment Group at Bennett Jones LLP

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President at Rastus Holdings Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer & Managing Member at Crescendo Advisors II LLC

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Associate at Creative Destruction Lab

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Former Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at The Descartes Systems Group, Inc.

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J. Ian Giffen
Former Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer at Alias Research, Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Arts Business Administration

University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological University located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland's biggest city. Their commitment to useful learning guides their research, their learning and teaching and the way they work with businesses and organisations.

Memberships
Member
Current

Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants engages in the provision of accounting, auditing, tax, advisory, and professional services. The institute is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Career History
Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
1992 - 1996

Alias Research, Inc., part of Autodesk, Inc., is an American company. The firm develops, produces, markets, and distributes dimensional computer software.

Professional
1978 - 1982

KPMG LLP (United Kingdom) provides audit, advisory, and tax services. Its audit and assurance services encompass accounting advisory, financial reporting publications, financial state audit, internal audit, and revenue recognition. The firm's tax and pension services include statutory residency test, pension, personal tax investigations, tax management consulting, tax technology, legal services, tax value chain, employment issues, indirect tax, and tax policy cycle. KPMG was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in London, the United Kigdom.

Team Member
1978 - 1982

KPMG LLP engages in the provision of audit, tax, and advisory services. It serves the banking and capital markets, building, construction and real estate, consumer and retail, energy, natural resources and chemicals, financial services, government and public sector, healthcare and life sciences, industrial manufacturing, insurance, media and entertainment, private equity, technology, telecommunications, and venture capital industries. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Director
2010 - 2013

Syncapse, Inc. provides cloud-based software and strategic services to help enterprises build, manage and measure social media presence. Its products include strategy and consulting, measurement and analytics, collaboration and workflow, social and search advertising and platform success. The company was founded by Michael Scissons in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
2006 - Prior

Corel Corp. engages in the development of software solutions for graphics, productivity, and digital media products. Its products includes CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, Painter Essentials 7, PhotoMirage, WinDVD Pro 12, PDF Fusionn, and WinZip Pro. The company was founded by Michael Cowpland in 1989 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

KPMG LLP engages in the provision of audit, tax, and advisory services. It serves the banking and capital markets, building, construction and real estate, consumer and retail, energy, natural resources and chemicals, financial services, government and public sector, healthcare and life sciences, industrial manufacturing, insurance, media and entertainment, private equity, technology, telecommunications, and venture capital industries. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Syncapse, Inc. provides cloud-based software and strategic services to help enterprises build, manage and measure social media presence. Its products include strategy and consulting, measurement and analytics, collaboration and workflow, social and search advertising and platform success. The company was founded by Michael Scissons in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Awards & Honors
CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)
CA (Chartered Accountant)
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