Veteran to Steer Company's Financial Future Through Period of Massive Growth and Opportunity
fourthchannel, inc., a rapidly growing Internet commerce application software and service provider (ASP), expanded its senior management team today with the appointment of William Tanner as the company's Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Tanner will be responsible for directing the company's expanding financial activities. Reporting to fourthchannel Chairman and CEO, Jonathan York, Tanner brings 20 years of software-related business experience to his new position.
"fourthchannel needs strong financial guidance to help us through the growth and financing challenges we face as we ramp up for a period of unprecedented expansion. We have found such a person in Bill Tanner," Jonathan York, Ph.D., fourthchannel's CEO, said. "I'm impressed with his depth of knowledge, skill, and resourcefulness."
Before joining fourthchannel, Tanner was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SalesSoft. For the five years prior to that, Tanner was Senior Vice President and CFO of Symix, where he led the company's successful IPO. Tanner's earlier experience includes six years as controller for a venture capital firm, and two years as a senior accountant with KPMG.
Tanner is a certified public accountant, and holds a BSBA degree from Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Minnesota.