Arlen Shenkman has substantial experience helping to lead large-scale business transformations for growth of SaaS and working with companies that specialize in complex-cloud environments and enterprise application software. He is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Citrix Systems, Inc., where he is responsible for all of the company’s financial and capital management strategies, budgeting and planning, financial accounting, tax and treasury, investor relations, strategic alliances, and M&A. He joined Citrix in September 2019 from SAP, where he most recently served as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Business Development and Ecosystems. Prior to that role, Mr. Shenkman served as Chief Financial Officer of SAP North America, the company’s largest business unit. Mr. Shenkman previously served as Global Head of Corporate Development for SAP and was a principal architect of SAP’s rapid transformation into a cloud company.
Mr. Shenkman has a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law, an M.B.A. from the Fox School of Business at Temple University, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from George Washington University.