Alfred Lin, Senior Partner at Sequoia Capital.

May, 2020
Bain Capital Ventures

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.


Alfred Lin

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

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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

CEO and Founder

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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


5:00 - 6:00pm
Attendee Check-in, Networking, Food and Drinks
6:00 - 6:30pm
Fireside Chat with Alfred Lin
6:30 - 7:00pm
Audience Q&A
7:00 - 7:30pm
More Networking


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