Chief Executive Officer

David Sawatzky

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David is the Chief Executive Officer at Consero Global. Consero delivers a disruptive Finance as a Service (FaaS) solution to our clients. With decades of industry experience, Dave is known for his ability to act as a connector who builds people up with his professionalism and competence.

In the last role, Dave was Consero’s Chief Operations Officer where he oversaw all delivery, operations, and is responsible for the ultimate success to our clients and to our stakeholders. Dave has served in senior executive roles at large digital services companies, including 3Pillar. There he led global operations for this private equity backed product development leader delivering value generating digital solutions. He was responsible for acquisition integration for multiple assets. He was also driving the investment in current and future global service centers.

Prior to this role, Dave was the Senior Vice President & Global Leader for Digital Professional Services at Genpact. He was responsible for leading the consulting, delivery and support teams for the Digital unit. His focus was on bringing together units with specialties in RPA, Process Flows and AI.

Prior to his role at Genpact, he was the Vice President, SaaS and Client Success for IBM’s Cognitive Solutions. In this role he led software services, product support, cloud implementation practice, and customer success managers. He was responsible for the transformation of the IBM SaaS business related to GTM, Offerings, Client Experience, and Profit. David also has been on the ground floor of IBM’s transformation to SaaS and has progressed the importance of Client Success both within IBM and more broadly in the industry.

In this role, Dave led a global team of 2,000 people to drive value to IBM clients through consistent elevation of their experiences. He spent the majority of his time traveling around the world working with key clients and engaging the global team. He has focused the team on both client satisfaction with double digit NPS improvement and bottom line expansion with 15 points of margin expansion.

He has been a key leader in the Services evolution and served on the Professional Services Advisory Board for Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA).

Dave has a decade long track record of success of being an IBM executive. He has led WW roles in Software Services, Support, Client Success, and Training.

He holds an MBA from Virginia Tech, a BS in Economics from George Washington University and resides in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is the proud father of two NC State daughters.

My aim is to digitally transform our current solution into one that harnesses the power of AI and analytics to create a truly disruptive offering, one that further upgrades the quality and timeliness of our clients’ information and allows us to offer even more strategic guidance."

Consero FaaS: Disrupting the Outdated Traditional F&A Model

  • Cash to GAAP conversion
  • Clean-up work
  • Interim oversight & support
  • Accounting software Implementation

Build it Yourself Solution

  • CFO / Interim CFO
  • Consultants / VARs

Consero FaaS Solution

  • CFO / Interim CFO
  • or Consero Interim CFO
  • Consero Setup/Transformation
Ongoing F&A
  • Monthly financials
  • Daily accounting support
  • Management reporting
  • Integrate add-on acquisitions

Build it Yourself Solution

  • CFO
  • Controllers & Accounting Team
  • Enterprise Accounting Applications

Consero FaaS Solution

  • CFO
  • or Consero Fractional CFO
  • Consero FaaS Enterprise F&A Software and Services

New PE Platform Investment F&A Challenges

Founder Owned Company Accounting:
  • Existing accounting done on a cash/hybrid basis
  • Run on SMB accounting software and other disparate applications
  • Inability to produce auditable financials
  • Lack of know-how to develop projections & KPIs
  • No consistency/structure to customer contracts
  • Underqualified staff
  • Non-scalable manual processes
Carve-Out Accounting:
  • Required to move off parent company accounting applications in a timely fashion
  • Have to build an entire F&A team
  • No documented operational policies and procedures
To Optimized Finance & Accounting:
  • Monthly financials available in 5-10 business days
  • Audit and diligence ready support details
  • Integrated enterprise grade accounting software
  • Budget and forecast reporting
  • Business KPIs
  • Efficient & scalable processes for rolling in add-ons