September 20, 2017 | San Francisco | Hyatt Regency
BIOGRAPHY | MATT ARMANINO, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & PARTNER, ARMANINO
As chief operating officer, a member of the Executive Committee and leader in the Consulting practice, Matt’s strategic strengths have made him a key player in the firm. He has a critical role in developing Armanino’s short- and long-term plans, including strategic partnerships, new solutions and services, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategy and integration. He is also integral to the success and explosive growth of the Consulting department. Since joining the firm in 2008, he has led six department-specific acquisitions as well as new software partnerships, and introduced a deeper range of CFO solutions―more than tripling the department’s revenues.
He is responsible for all internal business functions and focuses on supporting firm-wide growth and bringing innovation to every part of the firm’s infrastructure. He is also an executive sponsor of Armanino’s Management Advisory Board, where he works with the next generation of leaders, heading initiatives to achieve the firm’s strategic plans.
Matt's has extensive industry experience in corporate strategy, market development and sales, and service and operations management. Prior to joining Armanino, he held senior executive roles at Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ: ZBRA), where he led the enterprise solutions business, and WhereNet, where he led the firm’s growth from commercial product introduction to over $50 million in annual sales and profitability. He also spent several years at PeopleSoft, working on M&A, corporate strategy and strategic transactions, and he was a key business advisor to technology clients as a corporate attorney and litigator. In these roles, he negotiated multimillion-dollar global software license and purchase agreements with Fortune 500 companies, as well as a wide range of strategic business development and partnership transactions.
Matt is a frequent speaker at industry events and CFO forums on topics such as innovation, Armanino’s CFO Evolution™ benchmark reports, and growth, IPO and M&A strategies.