For our first event of the year, Technology Leadership Series presented by StartCon, is proud to announce: John Botros, CFO of Paxata. 

John is visiting Sydney for a limited time from Redwood, CA where Paxata is headquartered, and has agreed to give us a couple hours of his time.

This event is co-hosted in partnership with AirTree Ventures.

Are you interested in machine learning? Or trying to solve problems in the field of business analytics and big data?

Then this is a speaker you won’t want to miss.

Paxata’s leading platform provides a self-service, visual approach for information management to large corporations. They recently raised $33.5M, led by Intel Capital, to further develop machine learning for information management. Forbes recognized them as the #1 Company to Work for in Big Data and Business Analytics.

Speaker: John Botros, CFO

John Botros has worked extensively with high-growth Enterprise SaaS startups focusing on scaling companies for growth, both operationally and financially. In his position as the head of finance at Paxata, John is focused on scaling Paxata and positioning the company for strategic growth, while aligning all departments on key financial objectives. He brings with him extensive experience in financial modeling, compliance, and investor relations. Previously, was head of finance at Demandbase where he led the acquisition of two private companies, and raised multiple rounds of debt and equity from high profile investors. John holds an MBA from San Jose State University and a B.S. in Biopsychology from UC Santa Barbara.


6:00PM – Networking with Food & Drinks

7:00PM – Fireside Chat with John Botros

7:45PM – Audience Q&A

8:00PM – Networking & drinks continue


This event is FREE to attend but spaces will be limited.

AirTree is a venture capital firm that invests in world-class Australian entrepreneurs building the exceptional companies of tomorrow. Visit them here.

Technology Leadership Series is presented by StartCon, Australia’s Largest Startup & Growth Conference. Our mission is to help Australian startups become global sustainable businesses.

This event is sponsored by:

IBM Global Entrepreneur

Qualified startups can receive up to $120k in IBM Cloud Credits.