Gary Acord is the Chief Financial Officer at Alteryx, where he is responsible for managing corporate finances and overall change, plus venture debt & equity, commercial bank financings, mergers & acquisitions, and contracts.
Prior to joining Alteryx in 2011, Gary was the CFO of KACE, a provider of enterprise systems management software, based in Mountain View, California. Gary was instrumental in negotiating and closing the 2010 sale of KACE to Dell Computer. At other high-tech and Internet companies – including SalesLogix, Patchlink, MusicMatch and Artisoft – Gary also led several successful IPOs, multiple rounds of venture funding, various acquisitions, and directed corporate change management.
Gary's financial career began at KPMG in 1979, where he was a managing partner of the company's Las Vegas operations. In 1996, he moved into the software industry, leveraging his considerable hands-on experience in systems implementation and integration, financial analysis, sales forecasting, and marketing.
Gary is a longtime CPA and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from James Madison University, plus a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Arizona.