John A. Rogers, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating
John A. Rogers is HiSoftware’s chief financial officer and chief operating officer.
His primary responsibilities include managing the company’s financial growth,
scaling continued operations and directing global human resources. Rogers brings
to HiSoftware more than 30 years of financial and operations experience. Prior to
joining HiSoftware, Rogers was a partner of Henniker River Group, a technology-focused
business development firm, since 2000. Prior to that, Rogers was chief operating
officer and chief financial officer of RealWorld Corporation, a former client of
Henniker River. At RealWorld, Rogers was responsible for overall operations and
all financial matters. He oversaw a complete turn-around of the company that eventually
led to its acquisition by Great Plains Software, Inc. (GPSI) in the year 2000.
Before joining RealWorld, Rogers was an officer and vice president of finance and
CFO of Softdesk, Inc. (SDSK) until its March 1997 merger with Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK).
Roger’s financial expertise played a key role in his position at Softdesk
to help facilitate the $92 million merger. After the acquisition of Softdesk by
Autodesk, Rogers continued in his role as director of finance for Autodesk in their
AEC Market Group, overseeing the financial reporting, budgeting and analysis for
the AEC product line. Before joining Softdesk, Rogers was CFO of Acuity Imaging,
Inc. and Automatix, Inc., both public companies. Rogers holds a bachelor of arts
degree from Boston College and a master’s degree in business administration
and international affairs from Columbia University.