Joe Freda has been the Chief Financial Officer of Flexera Software since its inception in April 2008. As CFO, Joe is responsible for the global financial operations of the company, including financial reporting, cash management, taxation, and budgeting/planning, while also managing Flexera's lender relationships. Prior to joining Flexera Software, Joe was the Finance leader for a division of Sallie Mae. Joe previously held senior financial management roles at software companies such as InstallShield (a predecessor company of Flexera Software) and Platinum Technology. Joe began his career with Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) managing client engagements in the software, media, and technology industries for both publicly traded and privately held companies.
Joe is a graduate of the University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign with a BA in Economics and holds both a MS Accountancy and MBA from DePaul University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.