Jeff is the Chief Financial Officer of CognitiveScale and provides leadership to the company’s efforts in finance and operations. Jeff is an accomplished executive with over 25 years’ experience leading organizations large and small in technology, manufacturing & distribution, and services.
Before joining CognitiveScale, Jeff was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dover Fueling Solutions, an operating company of Dover Corporation which was formed after Dover’s acquisition of Wayne Fueling Systems in 2016. As Vice President and CFO of Wayne, Jeff played a key role in the establishment and financing of the company following a buyout from GE in 2014. During his time with Wayne and GE, Jeff served in a variety of executive roles including General Manager of the growing Retail Software & Technology Services business, leading the early product strategy and development efforts for retail systems, payments and cloud computing initiatives.
Earlier experience includes leadership roles driving the growth and development of technology companies including Dresser Inc. (acquired by GE), Pavilion Technologies (acquired by Rockwell Automation), Trilogy Software, and Applied Materials. Jeff started his career in the audit and business advisory practices of Price Waterhouse.
Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.