Donald Alvarez

Chief Financial Officer

Don Alvarez has served as Cyngn’s Chief Financial Officer since June 2021.  Prior to joining the Company, Don was the vice president of finance of the International Council of Shopping Centers from 2017 to 2020.  During his time there, Don helped improve internal controls, increase productivity and reduce cost.  From 2015 to 2017, Don was vice president of finance of QuVa Pharma, Inc. where he helped create an accounting and finance department.  From 2011 to 2014, Don was the national managing partner, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Tatum, a Randstand Company.  During his time there, Don oversaw a business turnaround that significantly improved Tatum’s financial performance.  Don has held several other senior financial and operational roles in both private and public companies, including chief financial officer at Broadband Discovery Systems, Inc., Fatbrain.com and Shop.com.  Don was also regional managing director of Resources Global Professionals.  Don began his career in the audit and assurance practice where he served seven years at Deloitte.  Don holds a BS in business administration from California State University, East Bay.