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April Downing

Chief Financial Officer, Khoros

April is a seasoned financial and operational executive with over 20 years of experience for both publicly and privately held technology and services companies. Having raised half a billion dollars in capital, completed more than 20 acquisitions, and opened offices in over a dozen countries, April appreciates the complexity that comes from growing technology companies.

April has co-founded two AI-powered software companies and served as CFO and COO for several high-growth companies including WP Engine, Civitas Learning, Dachis Group, and Motive. April has led an IPO, as well as investments and acquisitions by leading companies such as Silver Lake, Francisco Partners, and Alcatel.

April believes that driving success out of complexity is only possible through a cohesive leadership team and engaged employees working with clarity, alignment and accountability. Her focus on operational excellence and a positive employee experience throughout the organization starts with education about the major business drivers and ensures collaboration across teams to drive towards aligned outcomes.

April holds a Masters in Professional Accounting from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. April was born and raised in beautiful Austin, Texas as was her incredible husband and two wonderful kids.

Contact Information

100 Congress Ave.

Austin, TX 78701