Italo Cerra is a seasoned financial executive with diverse experience in public and private sector companies and brings over 25 years experience in working with technology enterprises. His years in the technology sector have provided particular financial expertise in R&D financing, and operational reporting and controls.
After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Italo spent 10 years with Deloitte and Touche in their audit practice. He then joined the telecommunications industry, as VP Finance with Teltone Limited, a large North American telecommunications corporation. Since that time Italo has held executive level responsibilities including Controller, VP Finance, Director of Finance and CFO at a variety of technology-based enterprises. In 1995, Italo orchestrated the Management Buy-Out and became the CFO and Partner in a leading service provider company. After five years of profitability, he subsequently arranged for the company to be acquired.
Italo is currently involved in raising investment capital for high-emerging businesses and in providing advice and counsel to high-net-worth investors.