Mayur Vyas is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for COGx. He is tasked with key accounting functions such as financial reporting, strategic forecasting and planning, designing and monitoring budgetary controls, and other business support.
Active in the startup community, Mayur periodically delivers workshops on the fundamentals of accounting and finance from an entrepreneur’s perspective. He teaches the process backward, using an “end justifies the means” approach, that help students first understand WHY developing and maintaining accurate financial records are important before explaining HOW this is done. Mayur teaches entrepreneurs about investor expectations, key financial metrics/ratios, financial reporting, bookkeeping, and other relevant accounting principles.
Prior to supporting startups and small businesses, Mayur worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 10 years in a variety of management consulting, financial services, auditing, risk management, technology, and professional training engagements. Mayur has previous experience as a cost and project accountant for engineering, construction, and government-related organizations.
Mayur is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is involved in volunteering and community activities with the Virginia Society of CPAs. He also is certified with the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITILv3) designations.