In April 2019, global mobility management company Topia  announced the appointment of Terry Schmid as CFO. He will lead the global finance and accounting team, joining recently appointed CISO Randy Barr and CEO Shawn Farshchi.
Terry has held a number of CFO roles over the past 20 years in the finance and technology sector including for IBM and top Silicon valley companies Coremetrics, Imperva and most recently, Apttus. His previous achievements include raising hundreds of millions of capital, launching successful initial public offerings (IPOs) as well as managing high-profile exit strategies.
Schmid holds an MBA in Finance from Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business and a BA in Economics from the University of San Francisco.
Topia offers a cloud-based global mobility management platform which links expatriate management, tax calculations, immigration data, logistics, cost and quality of life information into a single global mobility management suite. The platform is designed to simplify global talent management by connecting mobility and HR systems to increase efficiency, reduce costs and compliance risks and optimize the employee experience. Topia’s platform is utilized by many global companies including AXA, Dell, Société Générale and Schneider Electric and others to administer their global mobility programs.