Qvidian, a cloud computing sales effectiveness applications company, has hired Jim Eliason as chief financial officer (CFO). Eliason is a senior executive with over 20 years of venture-backed finance experience. He will oversee all aspects of finance, legal, and human resources.
Eliason was most recently CFO for Desktone, a privately held, venture-backed company that provides a virtual desktop hosting platform that enables desktops as a service for enterprises. Earlier in his career, he was CFO for Empirix, a provider of testing and monitoring tools for voice and data applications. He also held the position of CFO for Narad Networks, a telecommunications provider of broadband solutions to cable operators, where he helped raise more than US$30m of venture capital over two rounds of financing as part of a re-start team.
Eliason holds an MBA in Finance from Bentley College and a BS in Accounting from Providence College. He is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of Massachusetts.
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