cynthia russo

Cynthia Russo

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Cynthia Russo is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cvent and has more than 25 years of experience in financial and operations management with global, growth technology companies.

Prior to joining Cvent, Russo served as Executive Vice President and CFO of MICROS Systems, Inc., a global enterprise information system software company for retail and hospitality industries. During her 19 years at MICROS, Russo served in a variety of senior financial roles of increasing responsibility, from Director of Financial Reporting to Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, and ultimately to CFO, which she served as for the last five years until MICROS' acquisition by Oracle in September 2014. Throughout her time at MICROS, the company's revenue grew from $100+ million to $1.4 billion and grew to have more than 6,800 employees operating in 55 countries across the globe. At MICROS, Russo completed 35 acquisitions amounting to over $525 million. As CFO, she led a 12-person senior management team and oversaw a 350-person staff.

Russo is currently on the Board of Directors at PAR Technology Corporation, a leading provider of systems and service solutions for the hospitality industry. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from James Madison University.