CFO of the YearEarlier this month, the San Francisco Business Times announced the winners of its annual Bay Area CFO Awards at an event benefitting Larkin Street Youth Services. Mike Dinsdale, the Chief Financial Officer of DocuSign, was recognized as the 2015 “Bay Area CFO of the Year for Emerging Businesses.”

Keith Krach, the CEO of DocuSign remarked, “Mike has had remarkable impact in the rapid worldwide adoption of The DocuSign Global Trust Network through his incredible passion, character and business savvy,” of his contributions to the e-signature company’s astounding recent success. “We’re thrilled to see Mike receive this tremendous honor for his financial and business community leadership and his contributions in helping DocuSign grow to merge as the global standard for Digital Transaction Management,” Krach said.

Dinsdale himself expressed his gratitude, and how humbled he felt to be honored by the San Francisco Business Times. “The last five years at DocuSign have been an incredible journey in literally the best job in the world. It’s inspiring to come to work everyday alongside the most passionate and talented team in tech knowing that you’re fundamentally changing the way business gets done by empowering transformation at every level,” he said in a recent press release.

Other winners of the 2015 Bay Area CFO Awards include Jim Cox of Advent Software and Google’s Patrick Pichette.

About the CFO of the Year Awards

This year’s awards ceremony marks the 10th anniversary of the Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards, an event that is made possible by a collaboration between Larkin Street Youth Services in partnership with the San Francisco Business Times. The event serves as an opportunity for networking, as well as to recognize the most impressive Bay Area CFOs for their contributions to their respective industries.

Additionally, the awards ceremony exists to benefit Larkin Street Youth Services, a leading nonprofit that empowers homeless and at-risk youth to get off the street in San Francisco. To date, the Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards event has raised $3.7 million to benefit Larking Street Youth Services’ housing, education, employment, and health services initiatives and programming.

Learn more about the CFO Awards here.

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