Michael Olson joined DigiCert as Chief Financial Officer in January 2016. In this position, Olson is responsible for the overall financial strategy and direction at DigiCert, as well as human resources. Within finance, he guides the controller, treasury, shareholder relations, accounting, tax, and internal audit functions to pursue the company’s aggressive growth strategy and meet its clients’ and investors’ expectations.
Prior to joining DigiCert, Olson held previous CFO roles with WorkFront (formerly AtTask, Inc.) and inthinc, and he also worked in the audit and assurance practice at Arthur Andersen. Throughout his nearly 20-year career in accounting, auditing and financial planning, Olson has established a reputation for building world-class teams and for aligning financial and business metrics to support business strategy and high-growth. Olson has led multiple equity and debt financings and raised in excess of $150 million. For his achievements, Utah Business magazine named him 2010 CFO of the Year. Olson holds a BS in Finance and MS in Accounting from Utah State University.