SOURCE: Qvidian


September 14, 2011 08:56 ET

Qvidian Names Jim Eliason as Chief Financial Officer

LOWELL, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 14, 2011) - Qvidian, the market leader in cloud computing sales effectiveness applications, today announced that Jim Eliason has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. 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.

"Jim's demonstrated track record as a successful CFO, and hands-on business experience, made him the perfect candidate for Qvidian," said Lewis Miller, President of Qvidian. "He brings deep cloud-computing experience across all facets of finance and will play a large role in our future success."

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, Eliason 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 $30 million of venture capital over two rounds of financing as part of a re-start team.

Eliason holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Bentley College and a B.S. in Accounting from Providence College. He is a licensed CPA in the state of Massachusetts.

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