Aaron Akerman | CFO, Lasik MD
Most recently CFO of OZ Communications (acquired by Nokia) and previously CFO or financial lead at a number of other tech startupsWords to live by
“Live as if you are to die tomorrow. Learn as if you are to live forever.” –Gandhi
More information about Aaron Akerman
Aaron is a native Montrealer with 20 years of finacial and management experience. He began his career at Arthur Andersen but after a few years jumped into the world of technology by joining Discreet Logic as its Controller. Discreet was a Montreal-based NASDAQ listed software company that was ultimately acquired by Autodesk. Subsequently, Aaron worked at a number of tech companies including Conceptis (acquired by WebMD), Hyperchip, and OZ Communications (acquired by Nokia in Nov 2008). Over his career, he has raised over $150M in financing from multiple sources and has participated in over a dozen M&A transactions. He is a CA and CFA. In 2002, he and Petra took a year off to travel around the world, and later married and now have four wonderful children together. He enjoys running marathons and skiing in the winter.