Chief Financial Officer, Cohesity
As Chief Financial Officer, Robert manages Cohesity’s financial strategy as the software company expands its cloud services, redefines modern data management, and continues on a path of consistent and long-term growth. Robert’s 30 years of experience includes significant exposure leading finance and business organizations in data management, cloud, software, and subscription-based services companies. Most recently, Robert served as CFO at DataStax for nearly three years. Prior to that role, he was CFO at Pivotal Software, a cloud-based software company that was later acquired by VMware. O’Donovan has also held finance, operations, and sales roles at Dell/EMC in Europe and Asia Pacific/Japan. Originally from Ireland, Robert studied at the Cork Institute of Technology, earning his ACCA accountancy qualification.