At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top San Francisco based CFO’ operating in the Electronics space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Seagate Technology
Patrick O’Malley assumed the role of EVP & CFO effective August 25, 2008. In his previous role of SVP Finance & Treasurer, he was responsible for Corp. Accounting, Reporting, Treasury, Credit & Collections and Risk Management along with Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis and support for our Business Unit GMs, Sales & other functions. In October 2005, he returned to Finance from the Sales Organization where he coordinated the Company’s activities surrounding the Consumer Electronics market as the SVP, Consumer Electronics Business Development from January 2004. O’Malley joined Seagate in 1988 & has held various management roles within the Finance organization including Manager of Consolidation & Cost Accounting, Director of Finance – Corporate FP&A, Sr. Director of Finance for Oklahoma City Operations, Sr. Director of Finance for Desktop Design, VP of Finance for Recording Media Operations & SVP of Finance for Manufacturing Operations. Prior to joining Seagate, he spent four years as a Sr. Staff Accountant for Arthur Young & Co. O’Malley holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame (Class of 1984).
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About Seagate Technology, Seagate Technology: Seagate offers consumers and businesses with data storage solutions to create, share, and preserve digital content.
Chief Financial Officer of SquareTrade
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About SquareTrade: SquareTrade is an independent warranty provider for consumer electronics and appliances.
CFO of Rockley Photonics
Mahesh Karanth is the chief financial officer. He is responsible for leading Rockley Photonics’ finance, legal and IT teams. Mahesh is a performance-driven financial executive with extensive experience in growth-oriented technology companies. He has a proven track record in raising financing, implementing IPOs and completing complex financial transactions. Mahesh was most recently Chief Financial Officer for Enlightened Inc., an enterprise developing advanced lighting control systems. Prior to this, he was CFO for Invensense, a pioneer in MEMS sensor technology, where he led the company’s expansion of finance, administration and operations leading up to its IPO in 2010. Prior to Invensense, Mahesh was the CFO for Telsima, which was successfully sold to Harris Stratex Networks. During the preceding nine-year period at Compaq, Mahesh held several senior roles including M&A, treasury and corporate development. He executed five large acquisitions over that period, set up multiple international operations and filed S1 to take Japan subsidiaries public on Nikkei stock exchange. After Compaq’s acquisition by HP, he led corporate development for the customer services group and several major services acquisitions of public listed companies in India and UK. He started his career at Ernst and Young, working in Singapore, Japan and India, progressing to partner. Mahesh holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Commerce & Finance, certifications as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Corporate Secretary, and is a Certified Public Accountant.
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About Rockley Photonics: Rockley Photonics manufactures photonics chips and custom integrated packaged products.
CFO of Ouster
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About Ouster: Ouster builds high-resolution lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles, robotics, and many other applications.
CFO of Transphorm
As Chief Financial Officer, Cameron is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the company. Prior to joining Transphorm, he served as Finance Director, Global Customer Organization and Director of Internal Audit with KLA-Tencor Corporation. He also served as Finance Director and Group Financial Controller at Atmel Corporation and had a 7 year tenure at National Semiconductor Corporation in a variety of Operational and Corporate leadership positions including Chief Audit Executive. He holds a BSc. Mathematics, Statistics and Accountancy from Strathclyde University and is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
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About Transphorm: Transphorm is a producer of gallium nitride-based solutions for high-voltage power conversion applications.
Vice President of Finance & CFO of BEMA Electronics
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About BEMA Electronics: BEMA Electronics is a premier provider of electronics manufacturing services.
Chief Financial Officer of MOTA
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About MOTA: MOTA designs, manufactures, and markets innovative and stylish wearable and mobile consumer electronics.
Treasurer & CFO of Portlet Power, Inc.
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About Portlet Power, Inc.: A Portlet™ is a portable outlet that allows any user with any laptop or tablet to charge their device anywhere.
Chief Financial Officer of DCG Systems
Mr. Connors brings more than twenty years of senior finance experience to DCG Systems. He has held senior positions at Hewlett-Packard, Macrovision, Energy Focus, and Micro Focus Group. During his career, Mr. Connors has led multiple firms through the process of going public on NASDAQ, and has completed fifteen acquisitions. Mr. Connors holds a BA in physics and mathematics from Occidental College, and an MBA in finance and accounting from Washington University in St Louis.
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About DCG Systems: DCG is equipment enables localization and characterization of electrical faults in integrated circuits, packages and board assemblies.
CFO of Streakwave Wireless
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About Streakwave Wireless: Streakwave Wireless offers wireless broadband networking equipment, telecommunications solutions and IP surveillance/security.