ATC Event: CFO Dinner

  • Z'Tejas 1110 West 6th Street Austin, TX, 78703 United States

ATC is proud to host the 2016 CFO Dinner. Austin tech CFOs and Finance Senior Executives are encouraged to attend and learn more about global expansion, and how or if the Brexit vote will impact your plans to go international. We'll kick off the evening with networking and appetizers, and then move into the speakers discussion. Dinner will be served after Q&A. Please come prepared to participate in what's sure to be a lively discussion.

Panelists Include:

Ruben Cortez CEO & Co-Founder Brightlocker

Ruben Cortez
CEO & Co-Founder

A business executive and technology architect, Ruben has over 20 years of experience in the online video game and entertainment industry. He has worked on many titles for Electronic Arts (EA), Bioware, and Origin Systems, including the industry ground-breaking MMORPGs Ultima Online and Star Wars: The Old Republic. As EA’s first Chief Network Architect, Ruben built online gaming infrastructure in North America, Europe, and Asia to support many brands and initiatives such as, POGO, EA Games, EA Sports, EA Japan, EA/POGO China, The Sims, Battlefield and many others. 

Ruben was the founding executive of Bioware Ireland, LTD, a division of the Bioware Label within Electronic Arts Inc. and was the division’s in-country managing director and BOD chairman. He led the organization through its most rapid expansion period, growing the Ireland division from 0 to almost 400 employees in 18 months while managing a technology team in the US of over 75 engineers and administrators. 

Brian Murphy Director – Irish Tax Desk (NY) PwC  

Brian Murphy
Director – Irish Tax Desk (NY)


Brian Murphy is a tax director on our Irish Tax Desk in New York. Brian is on secondment from PwC Ireland where he gained extensive experience in advising US, Irish and other multinational companies across a number of sectors on a range of tax and related matters.

Brian principal areas of practice include experience in planning investment platform structures for financial services (banking/hedge fund and Private Equity) organizations and in structuring for M&A deals involving Irish acquisitions, including Irish property acquisitions and leasing transactions. Brian experience also includes areas of practice have involved the establishment of various Irish headquartered cross border structures, the expansion of group activities both into and out of Ireland, together with financing/refinancing and other international structuring proposals involving Ireland. Brian also has experience in R&D tax credit claims for multinationals including those in the pharmaceutical and lifescience sector and the financial services sector.

*This event is for CFO's only*

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