President and Chief Financial Officer
Dallas Clement is president and chief financial officer for Cox Enterprises, a leading broadband, automotive services and media company with $22 billion in annual revenues and nearly 50,000 employees worldwide.
Clement is responsible for the company's treasury, financial reporting, tax, audit, strategy and corporate development, and financial planning and analysis functions. He also oversees sustainability operations, information technology, risk management, government affairs, legal, aviation, real estate and security. Clement leads Cox’s expansion efforts by focusing on emerging businesses that embrace technology, as well as exploring software and innovative business models in new areas, including cleantech and controlled environment agriculture, digital media, public sector technology and healthcare technology.
Clement has led investments including $2 billion in sustainable businesses and technologies such as Mucci Farms, a controlled environment agriculture business and Nexus Circular, an advanced recycling company, as well as Axios, a digital media company, and OpenGov, a public sector software platform.
Previously, Clement served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Cox Automotive, the largest automotive marketplace and leading provider of software solutions to auto dealers throughout the U.S. He led all finance, legal, real estate, technology, strategy and corporate development functions across Cox Automotive's financial services, wholesale auctions, digital media, software-as-a-service and international businesses. In addition, Clement had accountability for Cox Automotive’s financial services unit, NextGear Capital. Prior to the formation of Cox Automotive, Clement served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Autotrader Group.
Clement also spent 20 years at Cox Communications, where he held a variety of roles, including executive vice president and chief strategy and product management officer.
He serves on the boards of Truist Financial Corporation, Caffeine.tv, Junior Achievement of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, the Atlanta History Center and Atlanta Esports Ventures.
Clement received a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and economics from Harvard College and a master’s degree in engineering economic systems from Stanford University.