Doug Wallace Appointed As New CodiKoat CFO/COO
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Wallace to the CodiKoat executive team as our joint Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Doug began his professional experience as a Marketing Rep for IBM, and has gone on to build an exceptional career in corporate finance with Bank of America, leading investment deals totaling more than $3bn.
Doug’s financial acuity and innovative mindset then led him to the technology world, where he has been involved in leadership roles with startups and early-stage tech businesses for the last 25 years.
A seasoned commercial operator, Doug’s varied experience as both CFO and COO has spanned pioneering companies across cybersecurity, robotics, gaming and more. Doug’s experience will be critical for CodiKoat’s growth as the business builds towards the next phase. The company is looking forward to tapping his expertise in finance, operations, revenue generation and capital raising - where he has helped raise over $150m for his companies through the years.
“I’m thrilled by the addition of Doug Wallace to the CodiKoat executive team as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer, who will also serve as the company’s Chief Operating Officer,” said Blake Gudgel, Chief Executive Officer, CodiKoat. “As we enter our next stage of growth, Doug’s track record in operational excellence and experience navigating the intricate phases of capital raises for tech startups, make him the ideal leader to join our team. His business acumen, strategic foresight and unwavering determination will be invaluable as a member of the team guiding CodiKoat to new heights.”
Doug is delighted to be joining CodiKoat: “It’s a great privilege for me to join CodiKoat at such an exciting time for the business. What this company has accomplished over the last three years from a technology perspective is remarkable. I’m looking forward to using my experience and insight to both protect and nurture the future of the business, as well as to help us to begin executing strategies to now bring that technology to the world. We have a fantastic team and superb leadership group, all of whom are ready to take this company to the next level.”