Sequent Software appoints new CFO to take company through next phase of growth


January 14, 2020 • PRNewswire


Sequent Software, Inc., a leading specialist in the digital transformation of secure payments for banks and e-commerce platforms, continues its investment in executive talent with the hiring of Raaj Shah as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). 


Mr. Shah is a seasoned investor and executive with extensive experience consulting on finance functions of high-growth companies and investing in fintech businesses.  Mr. Shah was most recently founder and CIO at Matchpoint Investment Management Asia Limited.


As CFO at Sequent, Mr. Shah will be responsible for ensuring that the finance team are set-up to enable the company to continue to drive growth, capitalizing on the growing worldwide demand for solutions empowering frictionless, secure payments in connected digital commerce, through any device or channel.


“Raaj is a terrific addition to Sequent’s executive leadership, bringing skills to our finance and accounting team from his experience growing companies where he has been instrumental in providing the financial vision, strategy and leadership to drive those organizations  to the next level,” Joan Ziegler, CEO, Sequent Software, said “With Raaj leading the finance team, I’m confident we are well positioned to meet our growth goals and continue our international expansion.”


Mr. Shah comes to Sequent with more than 20 years of finance, operations and investment experience across a variety of industries, geographies and financial products; having analyzed and modelled the finances of hundreds of companies and interacted with hundreds of management teams. 


Mr. Shah began his career as a financial analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette and holds a BS in economics from the Wharton School and a BAS in systems engineering from the School of Engineering and Applies Science at the University of Pennsylvania.