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 Consumer 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.
CFO of Reach Capital
Jackqueline Dao is the CFO at Reach Capital.
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About Reach Capital: Reach supports entrepreneurs that develops technology solutions for challenges in education from early childhood through future of work
Chief Financial Officer of Sigma Prime Ventures
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About Sigma Prime Ventures: Sigma Prime Ventures invests in early-stage companies focused on SaaS, Cloud Mobile and technology enabled services.
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.
CFO Vista Outdoor Inc. of Vista Outdoor
Sudhanshu Priyadarshi, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, joined Vista Outdoor in April 2020. Sudhanshu has over two decades of experience in the tech, logistics, e-commerce, retail, CPG & Pharmaceutical industries in the U.S., Asia and Australia. Most recently he was the CFO of Flexport, a SoftBank backed digital freight forwarder where he led all Global Finance Global Real Estate and Insurance P&L for the company. Sudhanshu joined Flexport from Walmart, where he was Vice President of Finance for Walmart U.S. eCommerce, driving all retail finance operations for Walmart.com, Hayneedle.com, Shoes.com, Moosejaw.com, Store No 8 (technology start up incubator) and Walmart’s partnership with Google. Prior to this role, he was the Vice President, Finance & Strategy at Walmart U.S. and was responsible for leading finance for Walmart’s general merchandise & soft line business unit, a $100B division. Prior to Walmart, Sudhanshu was the Global Chief Operating Officer of Cipla, a $7 billion market cap publicly traded global generic pharmaceutical company. Prior to Cipla, Sudhanshu worked for PepsiCo from 1999 to 2013 growing through the ranks in various management and leadership roles in Finance, Strategy and Operations. In his last role at PepsiCo, Sudhanshu served as CFO of Global R&D and Global Nutrition Platforms, a $10B nutritious food and beverage business. Prior to this role, Sudhanshu was in the Corporate Strategy & Development group where he was responsible for PepsiCo’s international M&A with specific focus on Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India. Sudhanshu has also managed cash flow & capital spending for PepsiCo’s worldwide operations and finance for PepsiCo’s $1B snack business at Walmart. Sudhanshu is a graduate of Physics from India and MBA in Finance from University of Technology, Sydney.
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About Vista Outdoor: Vista Outdoor is a global designer, manufacturer, and marketer of consumer products in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets.
Chief Financial Officer of VMG Partners
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About VMG Partners: VMG Partners is a private equity firm that specializes in buyouts and growth capital investments.
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Administrative Officer of Oportun
Jonathan Coblentz has served as Oportun’s Chief Financial Officer since July 2009. Prior to joining Oportun, Mr. Coblentz served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of MRU Holdings, Inc., a publicly-traded student loan finance company, from April 2007 to February 2009. Prior to joining MRU Holdings, Mr. Coblentz was a Vice President at Fortress Investment Group, LLC, a global investment management company.Prior to his time at Fortress, Mr. Coblentz spent over seven years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Coblentz began his career at Credit Suisse First Boston, an investment bank, where he worked for nearly five years. Mr. Coblentz received a B.S., summa cum laude, in Applied Mathematics with a concentration in Economics from Yale University.
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About Oportun: Oportun is a fintech company that provides financial services from personal loans to financial resources.
CFO of Ridge Ventures
Lorra Stone is the Chief Financial Officer at Ridge Ventures (fka IDG Ventures USA). Lorra handles all areas of financial management, reporting requirements, partnership and legal compliance, as well as the administrative and operational functions of the firm. Lorra has been a member of the Ridge Ventures team in San Francisco since 2000. Prior to joining Ridge Ventures, she consulted for various venture capital companies and previously was a Senior Accountant for Deloitte & Touche, specializing in venture capital clients. Lorra has an MBA in Accounting from Golden Gate University, a BS from UC Davis and her California CPA license.
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About Ridge Ventures: Ridge Ventures is a fast, flexible, and founder-focused early stage venture capital fund.
Chief Financial Officer of SquareTrade
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About SquareTrade: SquareTrade is an independent warranty provider for consumer electronics and appliances.
Chief Financial Officer of Lending Club
Tom Casey is Chief Financial Officer at Lending Club, responsible for overseeing accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, and investor relations. Before joining Lending Club, Tom was Executive Vice President and CFO at Acelity. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Clear Channel, where he was responsible for overseeing all financial, IT, and shared services activities for the global media and entertainment company specializing in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, and on demand advertising. Tom has more than 20 years of experience in financial services, including senior financial leadership roles at GE Capital, Washington Mutual, JP Morgan Chase, and Citicorp. Tom has a BS degree in accounting from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
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About Acelity, Lending Club: Lending Club is an online financial community that brings together creditworthy borrowers and savvy investors.
Chief Financial Officer of Dolby Laboratories
Mr. Chew is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (audio, imaging, and voice technologies for the entertainment industry) and has held that position since 2012. He previously was Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of National Semiconductor Corporation (design, manufacturing, and sale of semiconductor products) (2001 to 2011). Mr. Chew also was a Partner and certified public accountant at KPMG, LLP (accounting firm), where he served mainly technology and financial institution clients. Mr. Chew has been a director of PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company since 2009.
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About Dolby Laboratories: Dolby creates surround sound, imaging, and voice technologies for cinemas, home theaters, PCs, mobile devices, games, and more.
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.
EVP & CFO of Toyota Research Institute
Kelly Kay is the Executive Vice President of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) & Chief Financial Officer at TRI responsible for Finance, Human Resources, IT, Legal/Compliance, Facilities and all operations. Kelly joined TRI in February 2017 and formerly served as the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to TRI, Kelly served as the Vice President of Business Operations at Lyft, Inc., where she built and led the teams responsible for Regulatory Compliance, Audit & Reporting, Payments & Fraud, and Airport Operations. She also served as the Chief Operating Officer and President of YapStone, Inc., a leading electronic payments company in the real property space. Prior to serving as an operational leader, Kelly was an attorney for more than 19 years and held roles as a General Counsel, Associate General Counsel & Head of Compliance, as well as a leader in public policy and government relations at companies such as MasterCard, eBay, PayPal and J.P. Morgan (previously Banc One). Kelly has spent her career designing solutions to bring traditional, highly regulated products and services into the digital age in a compliant and operationally friendly manner. Her key areas of focus include ride-sharing, autonomous technologies regulation, online payments, online financial services, privacy, anti-money laundering, and online auctions. Kelly attended The Ohio State University and Capital University Law School where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.
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About Toyota Research Institute: Toyota Research Institute is an R&D enterprise with an initial focus on artificial intelligence and robotics.
Chief Financial Officer, Board Observer of Cupixel
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About Cupixel: Cupixel develops an augmented reality application that can accurately sketch image outlines.
Co-Founder, COO & CFO of Safely Finance
Roland Mansilla is the Co-Founder, COO, and CFO of Safely Finance.
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About Safely Finance: We turn large up-front rental costs into approachable multi-month payments
Chief Financial Officer of MOTA
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About MOTA: MOTA designs, manufactures, and markets innovative and stylish wearable and mobile consumer electronics.
CFO of Enverv
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About Countsy, Enverv: EnVerv is a PLC solutions platform enabling high performance communications via LV and MV power lines for AMI and other related apps.
R. Cameron Percy
VP & CFO of Avenace Incorporated
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About Avenace Incorporated: Avenace collects demographic and persistent location data from opt-in consumers to measure audiences in physical places.
CFO of Streakwave Wireless
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About Streakwave Wireless: Streakwave Wireless offers wireless broadband networking equipment, telecommunications solutions and IP surveillance/security.