Harry L. You is an experienced executive officer, chief financial officer and board member with extensive experience with technology companies. In September 2016, Mr. You founded GTY Technology Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTYH) (“GTY”), a special purpose acquisition company formed for substantially similar purposes as dMY Technology Group. From September 2016 until February 2019 (when GTY consummated its initial business combination), Mr. You served as President, Chief Financial Officer and Director. Following February 2019, he served in various executive capacities: President (February 2019 to May 2019), Chief Financial Officer (February 2019 to August 2019) and director (serving as Vice Chairman since May 2019).
GTY completed its initial public offering in November 2016, generating aggregate gross proceeds of $552 million. In February 2019, GTY completed its initial business combination in which GTY acquired each of Bonfire Interactive Ltd., CityBase, Inc., eCivis Inc., Open Counter Enterprises Inc., Questica Inc. and Questica USCDN Inc., and Sherpa Government Solutions LLC.
GTY is a software as a service (“SaaS”) company that offers a cloud-based suite of solutions for the public sector in North America. GTY serves some of the fastest growing segments in the government technology sector, including procurement, payments, grants management, permitting, and budgeting.
Previous to founding GTY, Mr. You served as Executive Vice President in the office of the chairman of EMC Corporation (formerly NYSE: EMC) (“EMC). Mr. You joined EMC in 2008 to oversee corporate strategy and new business development, which included mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and venture capital activity. He was with EMC from 2008 until it was acquired by Dell Technologies in 2016.
Since August 2016, Mr. You serves as a trustee of the U.S. Olympic Committee Foundation, and since January 2019, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Broadcom Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGO).
Mr. You has served in numerous additional executive positions:
Prior to 2001, Mr. You spent fourteen years on Wall Street, including serving as a managing director in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley, where he headed the Computer and Business Services Group.
Mr. You was ranked #1 Chief Financial Officer by Institutional Investor in the Computer Services & IT Consulting sector in 2004.
Mr. You holds an M.A. in Economics from Yale University and a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College.