Steven Gatoff, 52, is a Senior Executive at Absolute Software Corporation
Steven Gatoff, 52, is a Senior Executive for Absolute Software Corporation. In this position, he oversees global finance functions like accounting, financial reporting, audit, procurement, tax collection, investor relations and capital planning.
Gatoff brings over 25 years of leadership and financial expertise to this position, having established SaaS business models and operations for high-growth tech companies such as 8×8, Elementum, PagerDuty Rapid7 and iPass as well as holding finance roles at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse First Boston investment banks.
Early Life and Education
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Steven Gatoff brings over 25 years of leadership and finance experience, with an outstanding track record in value creation at both large public companies as well as early stage hyper growth environments. Prior to joining Absolute Software he served 8×8 as their Chief Financial Officer.
He has built his career around driving change and scaling technology, business models and operations for growth and shareholder value creation. As an active CFO he has demonstrated successful fundraising skills as well as closing major M&A transactions that substantially increased shareholder value.
Prior to joining iPass, Steven served as CFO for publicly-traded technology companies, such as 8×8, Elementum, PagerDuty and Rapid7. Additionally, he held senior finance roles at United Online, Sterling Commerce and VeriSign before beginning his career at Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse First Boston and Bear Stearns as an investment banker.
Achievement and Honors
Steven Gatoff has built an outstanding career specializing in creating capital-efficient organizations and driving operational transformation for technology firms. At United Online, Sterling Commerce, and VeriSign he has increased stockholder value at their publicly-traded internet companies United Online, Sterling Commerce, and VeriSign; while currently responsible for PagerDuty’s growth. He is also on the board of directors for several businesses, such as iPass and Allied Services, and an active member of the American Institute of Corporate Directors. Gatoff holds both an MBA from Columbia Business School as well as a Bachelor’s in business administration/accounting from University of Vermont.
Steven Gatoff is an accomplished executive with over twenty-five years of experience leading teams and company platforms to success. His track record speaks for itself when it comes to driving change and increasing value within technology companies, leading IPOs, scaling business models and operations, etc.
He previously held the Chief Financial Officer role at 8×8, Inc. – a provider of cloud voice, video, collaboration and contact center solutions – from October 2018 until June 2020. Prior to that position he held finance and accounting executive roles at other high-growth technology companies such as Elementum, PagerDuty Rapid7 iPass as well as investment banks such as Morgan Stanley Credit Suisse First Boston Bear Stearns after starting off his career at Deloitte as an auditor.
Steven Gatoff is a 52-year-old Chief Financial Officer of Absolute Software Corporation. With 25 years of financial expertise and leadership in high-growth companies focused on cloud voice, video, collaboration, and contact center solutions – including Bear Stearns and Credit Suisse investment banking firms – as well as several positions at 8×8, Steven joined Absolute from 8×8 where he had served as CFO; also serving on its board and founding member. Steven currently owns 5,930 units of EGHT stock valued at $72,406 as of 23 April 2021.