Alfred Lin, Senior Partner at Sequoia Capital

Join Airbase for Path to Becoming a CFO in May as we talk to Alfred Lin, a Senior Partner at Sequoia Capital. Learn what VCs expect in a CFO, network with your peers, and get career advice!

The Airbase Path to Becoming a CFO monthly interview series will feature the top CFOs, board members, and executive recruiters from the Bay Area. Attendees will learn how these industry experts accelerated their careers, overcame obstacles, successfully worked with finance teams of all sizes, and leave each event with actionable insights.

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Why attend?

  • Learn what VCs look for in potential CFOs
  • Get advice on how to grow your finance career
  • Learn what investors expect a CFO to bring to the table
  • Network with your peers in Finance and Accounting

Who should attend?

  • Aspiring CFOs
  • Controllers, FP&A, and Accountants
  • Anyone running finance at a fast growing startup
  • Finance professionals who want to grow their career

About the speakers.

Alfred Lin

Alfred Lin

Senior Partner at Sequoia Capital (former CFO and COO at Zappos)

Alfred Lin is a Senior Partner at Sequoia Capital. He serves as its in-house consumer internet specialist. He currently sits on the board of seven companies including Airbnb, Houzz, DoorDash, Dia&Co, and Zipline International. He’s the former CFO and COO of Zappos.

Prior to joining Sequoia, Lin founded Venture Frogs, enjoying eight exits including Ask Jeeves and OpenTable. Lin served in financial leadership roles for three companies, scaling them from founding stages to successful exits: LinkExchange (acquired by Microsoft for $265M), Tellme Networks (acquired by Microsoft for $800M), and Zappos (acquired by Amazon for $1.2B).

Lin is an applied mathematician (BA Harvard) and statistician (MS Stanford). In 2013, Forbes named Lin as one of the "30 Most Influential People in Tech.”

Thejo Kote

Thejo Kote

CEO and Founder at Airbase

A seasoned entrepreneur, Thejo is the Founder and CEO of Airbase, the cloud-based spend management platform for growing companies. Prior to Airbase, Thejo co-founded Automatic which was acquired by SiriusXM in 2017.

Learn how the #1 Spend Management Platform can help your company scale.

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