As Chief Financial Officer for Bigcommerce, Robert Alvarez brings extensive experience in corporate finance, strategic planning, and business transactions, working with both public and privately held high growth technology companies. BigCommerce helps small businesses sell products online and powers anything and everything related to an online storefront from search to inventory to online payments to marketing and SEO. The company has over $2.3B Billion in total transactions via its SaaS platform and is adding over 3,000 clients per month. Over 40k paid clients in less than 4 years. Inc 5000 – 44th Fastest Growing Software Co. in the US. Offices in Austin, TX and Sydney, Australia. Over $2.3 Billion in transactional volume. Our clients have sold over 75million items to over 750M unique visitors Investors: General Catalyst Partners, Floodgate, Revolution Growth Led fundraising efforts to close a $40M Series C round with Steve Case and Revolution Growth and a $20M Series B round with General Catalyst and Floodgate.
Before joining BigCommerce, Robert served as CFO of LibreDigital, a leading SaaS digital content distribution platform, until the successful acquisition of the company by RR Donnelley. Prior to that, Robert served as CFO of Augmentix, a leading provider of rugged mobile computing and server solutions, until the successful acquisition of the company by Entorian Technologies. Robert managed all facets of financial management through a period of significant growth as revenue grew from $5 million to $54M+ in less than three years. Before joining Augmentix, Robert was the Vice President of Finance at Conformative Systems, an XML acceleration server company, where he facilitated its successful acquisition by Intel Corporation in 2005. Previously, he was the Director of Finance at Crossroads Systems, a provider of enterprise storage network solutions, where he played a key role in the company’s successful $80 million IPO, as well as various strategic acquisitions and new business partnerships. Robert also worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as a senior associate and held various financial and business analyst roles at Dell Inc. Austin Business Journal’s 2013 CFO of the Year – Bigcommerce mid size company category (Companies with revenue between $10 – $50M). Austin Business Journal’s 2011 CFO of the Year – LibreDigital mid size company category (Companies with revenue between $10 – $50M).