Extensive, senior-level finance experience in start-up, medium-sized, and high profile hardware and software companies. Experience includes companies with international operations and substantial M&A activity. Responsibilities include asset management, financial planning, reporting and analysis, risk management, legal, human resources, investor relations, and information technology and systems implementations. Recently, led Talend’s migration from spreadsheet based accounting and ad-hoc systems to worldwide integrated accounting and ERP systems during a period in which the company grew to 400 employees, a $60M run rate and significant operations in China, Japan, France, Germany and the UK. Previously, completed the sale of SpringSource to VMware for $445M. At SpringSource was one of four key members of the executive management team for Benchmark and Accel funded open-source company that grew to 160 employees, $30M run rate and operations in 9 countries in 27 months and then CFO of Talend SA, an open source software company, with dual headquarters in Paris and Silicon Valley. Currently providing Strategic Advisory Services to Hortonworks, the Hadoop open source company.
Specialties Open Source Software Mergers and acquisitions (buy and sell) International operations - Europe, Japan, China International tax planning