|California State University, Sacramento, BA|
|California State University, Sacramento, MA|
Alan Beringsmith is the CFO of Altos Ventures and works with Altos portfolio companies to develop the infrastructure, financial and operating systems required for rapid growth.
Before joining Altos Ventures in 2002, Alan was an investor, co-founder or officer in more than a dozen venture backed technology companies including RadioMail, where he served as COO and CFO and Inquisit, backed by Altos Ventures and Doll Capital Management.
Prior to his involvement with start-ups, Alan held a number of positions in finance and corporate planning at PG&E where he became the first executive of PG&E Enterprises, and served as VP Corporate Development and CFO as well as CEO of PG&E Properties. Alan also represented the gas and electric utility industries on advisory panels to the government on energy policy.
Alan holds BA and MA degrees from California State University, Sacramento and has completed all of the work except the dissertation for a Ph.D at Washington State University. He has also completed the Senior Executive Financial Management programs at Stanford and MIT.