509: Removing the Friction Between Sales & Finance | Joe Aho, CFO, Compuware

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If CFO Joe Aho’s career DNA were uploaded to Ancestry.com, he would likely discover a family tree populated with no less than five financial planning analysts and 17 senior sales representatives. Needless to say, his career roots are multifunctional, with numerous titles and different tours of duty inside both finance and sales operations. Having joined Compuware nearly 20 years ago, Aho has served as CFO for the last four – his longest occupancy of any one position at Compuware — which says a lot about his past appetite for job migration.

Asked about his priorities as Compuware’s finance leader, Aho leaves little doubt that acquisitions are top of mind for the mainframe technology company that appears eager to open a new chapter of growth one that opens new doors for Compuware while discovering fruitful synergies with its past. NOW SUBSCRIBE: The Quarterly Digest of CFO Strategic Insight http://bit.ly/2Wfv291 (25 CFO Profiles Every Issue).

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