Russ Jones is the CFO of Shopify Inc., He joined the Company in early 2011 and took them public in May 2015. Prior to Shopify, Russ held several senior executive roles at a number of companies including Mitel Corporation, Newbridge Networks, Watchfire, Quake Technologies. He also co-founded a CFO advisory firm focused on earlier stage technology companies. Russ is a director of CPA Ontario and sits on both its HR and Finance and Audit Committees. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Carleton University and is in the final stage of completing his ICD.D certification.