Rubicon Global, Atlanta, has hired Chad Gold as its chief financial officer.

Gold joins Rubicon from cloud software company SAP Ariba, where he most recently served as global vice president of finance and CFO following SAP’s $4.3 billion acquisition of Ariba in 2012.

“With his expertise in technology and global markets, Chad Gold is a tremendous addition to the Rubicon team,” says Rubicon Founder, Chairman and CEO Nate Morris.

“Rubicon is using technology to finally solve one of the world’s oldest problems: what to do with waste,” says Gold.

“This is an industry badly in need of change. Rubicon is on the cutting edge of leveraging emerging technologies, such as big data and IoT, to transform the way businesses and municipalities view their waste collection and disposal.”

At SAP Ariba, Gold led its global finance organization, consisting of 32 professionals based on five continents.

Rubicon has focused efforts on expanding its work with municipalities.