Who is Liscio?

We’re a collective of seasoned CPAs, innovative engineers, and passionate sales and support professionals, all dedicated to making your life and your clients’ lives easier. Because we’re always thinking about new and better ways to help you achieve your goals, we designed Liscio to meet your needs today and to anticipate your needs tomorrow.

Our vision is for Liscio to become the new standard in client communication and collaboration. And we built Liscio to help you become the proactive, future-proof, modern firm your clients deserve.

Leadership Team

Chris Farrell

Chris Farrell is a seasoned technology executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience in finance and accounting. Chris served as the CEO of Nexonia, Inc., the parent company of the Nexonia, Tallie, ExpenseWatch, and SpringAhead brands. His experience as a founder of Tallie and SpringAhead gives Liscio a proven leader with a successful track record scaling up startup technology platforms for professional services. Chris earned his CPA in the heart of Silicon Valley at Arthur Andersen in 1996 and his MBA at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management in 2004.

Sekhar Palli

Sekhar Palli is a proven technology architect and executive who has designed, developed, and deployed cutting-edge software solutions for companies ranging from Art.com to Andreessen Horowitz. Over his 20-year career, Sekhar’s experience spans SaaS, eCommerce, and on-premise software. His passion for matching business process flow with flexible, scalable architectures is an ideal fit for Liscio. Sekhar received his MS in engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee in 1991.

Alision Ball

Alison Ball is the Director of Marketing and Influencer Strategy for Liscio, Inc. She is passionate about helping firms to differentiate themselves by providing Client Experience 2.0TM to their clients. Before joining Liscio in August 2020, Alison spent 15 years leading accountant influencer programs at Intuit, and prior to that she was an accountant herself.  In her spare time, she grows amazing backyard vegetables and loves hiking in the San Francisco Bay Area. She believes that life is too short to spend it with mean people, and any day she can help someone else be successful is a good day indeed.

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson is a cybersecurity leader with more than 20 years of experience. Before founding Crucyble, Brian was CISO at Lending Club (LC) and held leadership positions at Uber, Netflix (NFLX), and ForeScout (FSCT). Brian has helped design, build, and secure systems for the US Department of Defense, global finance, and technology companies at scale. He has enjoyed speaking on innovation and maturing security organizations at the RSA Conference and National Press Club. Brian has worked with federal agencies and policy advisors to influence actionable change in national security policy.