David Nelson provides strategic financial leadership to Periscope. As CFO, he is focused on managing rapid growth and profitability while aligning strategic business functions to create value. David brings 30 years of finance and operations management experience in both large public and small high-growth technology companies.
Prior to joining Periscope, David was Chief Financial Officer and VP Finance Planning and Analysis at Q2 Holdings, where he played a key role in the company’s significant growth and successful IPO. Prior to Q2, he was Chief Financial Officer and/or Chief Operating Officer at four successful startup technology companies, including Trillion Partners, Salion, Hire.com and Merrin Financial. David started his career at ITT Corporation in various finance and accounting positions as well as a year as Assistant to the Chairman.
David has an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Southern Methodist University, a Masters of International Management from Thunderbird, School of Global Management and a BA in Economics from Kalamazoo College.