Bob Barbieri

Partner - Finance & Operations; On-Demand CEO, COO, CFO, Board Advisor

Bob Barbieri is a Finance & Operations Partner who leverages his experience, knowledge and skills as a Board Member/Advisor, CEO, COO and CFO to help scale growth-stage technology, software/SaaS/cloud, services, healthcare and healthcare information tech companies in Nashville and across the country. He is also experienced in the energy, engineering, global manufacturing/services, and chemicals sectors.

Investors, Boards, founders, and senior executives’ teams call on Bob to help their organizations through the following:

  • Corporate finance, accounting and operations
  • Capital needs and successful liquidity events including IPO’s
  • Strategy execution and formation
  • Technology advancement and utilization
  • Coaching executive performance
  • Board of Director, audit and compensations committees
  • Corporate change leadership initiatives
  • Risk management
  • International management and governance
  • Executive compensation
  • Identifying and integrating Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Building sustainable growth organizations and cultures.

As Senior EVP and Chief Financial, Operations, and Performance Officer at Lawson Software (acquired by Infor), he positioned the firm as a world leader and the 3rd largest public ERP company in the world, providing software, technology and services and offering deep industry-specific applications and suites. Bob led Lawson Software through its IPO process which achieved “unicorn” ($2B+ valuation) status and remains as one of the most successful IPO’s of any technology company in the Midwest.

Most recently, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer/Chief Financial Officer at Bravis Analytics, he launched this cloud-based SaaS platform to deliver better business intelligence for manufacturers. In addition, he serves on the Executive Council for Century Park Capital Partners, a private equity firm focusing on key markets including Chemicals, Medical Products, Business Services, Healthcare IT, Industrials, and Consumer Products. Bob also served on the Board at Ascension / St. Thomas Healthcare and on the Board, Audit and Compensation Committees of Alchemy Technologies Group / Alchemy Data Labs, a Phoenix-based hardware / software data and analytics services firm.

Other roles in his distinguished career include EVP, CFO and Treasurer for ABILITY Network, a leading healthcare information technology company trusted by thousands of payers and providers across the continuum of care. Also, as EVP and CFO for TriZetto Group, a private technology company delivering world-class, healthcare IT solutions that help healthcare organizations work efficiently and collaboratively to deliver better health, he led all worldwide financial, planning, investor relations, capital markets and well as driving strategies focused on business development and acquisitions and key corporate performance areas on the way to a $1.5 Billion successful exit.

Bob’s was career was established as a SVP and CFO for Apogee, a $1 billion+, NASDAQ, glass, coatings, and service technologies company and as a controller for Air Products, a $10 billion global industrial products leader.

Bob holds an MBA in Finance / Corporate Strategy and a BS in Accounting from Drexel University. He also completed post graduate executive education work at the Harvard Business School and Stanford University.

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