Roger is Chief Financial Officer of Seaborn. He is responsible for managing all financial operations as well as treasury and tax. Roger has previously worked extensively in the wholesale carrier industry with other members of Seaborn’s management team when he was at Global Crossing and Genuity.
Roger has served as Vice President and Treasurer for public telecom and technology companies for the past 11 years. The majority of his 20+ year career has been in the telecom sector, including senior finance positions at Global Crossing, Genuity and GTE. He has led or played a key role in equity and debt IPOs, and has extensive experience in all aspects of financing, both in the bank and capital markets. In addition to expertise in financing, Roger has significant experience in operations analysis, financial planning, tax planning, transfer pricing, insurance, management of receivables and payables, mergers & acquisitions, financial systems and processes, and reporting, both internally and externally.
Roger most recently served as Vice President & Treasurer of Aspen Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AZPN). He began his career in manufacturing at a division of General Motors and spent four years after graduate school at the consulting firm of Stern, Stewart & Co. during that firm’s pioneering work on the concept of Economic Value Added.
Roger has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, with a specialization in finance, and a B.S. from Penn State, majoring in Operations Management.