ChampionScott Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Fairchild as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis at Apptopia, a leading provider of competitive intelligence to brands and financial institutions by generating insights across mobile apps and connected devices. Mike brings over 15 years of finance experience in SaaS companies with him to Apptopia.
Mike was most recently with Validity Inc., a data integrity and email deliverability SaaS Solutions for B2B and B2C Customers, where he served as VP of FP&A. Prior to Validity, Mike was Director of FP&A and Interim CFO at Upserve where he oversaw the transition from early staged venture backed to a private equity efficient company specializing in the restaurant industry with SaaS solutions including POS software, analytics and payments processing. His previous finance experience includes time spent at: IBM, Unica Corporation and Independence Blue Cross.
Mike earned his B.A. in Economics from Dickinson College and his MBA with a concentration in Accounting at Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School.
Apptopia is the leader in real-time competitive intelligence. Brands and financial firms use Apptopia’s platform to generate insights across mobile apps and connected devices. Powered by machine learning technology, Apptopia collect and analyze billions of complex data points to surface critical business signals. Leading brands including Visa, Target, and Microsoft rely on Apptopia to better understand consumer behavior and intent across app-based devices to gain a competitive advantage. Financial analysts access Apptopia’s data analytics via the Bloomberg Terminal to generate revenue estimates, monitor consumer engagement across devices, and gain insight into competitive positioning. For more information about Apptopia, visit www.apptopia.com.
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