Path to Becoming a CFO

Jeff Epstein, former CFO at Oracle and Nielsen, and now Operating Partner at Bessemer Ventures

Jeff Epstein

Former CFO at Oracle and Nielsen, and current Operating Partner at Bessemer Ventures and Co-CEO and CFO at Apex Technology Acquisition Corp.
Fri, Jun 25, 2021 | 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT
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Join Airbase CEO, Thejo Kote, for a fireside chat about how to grow your finance career and become a CFO with Jeff Epstein, Operating Partner at Bessemer Ventures, Co-CEO and CFO at the Apex Technology Acquisition Corp. Jeff is also the former EVP and CFO at Oracle, former CFO at Nielsen, and current board member at Twilio, Shutterstock, Kaiser Permanente, and Booking Holdings. 

Join us to learn how he grew his career and what makes a great CFO from both a board and finance perspective. 

Speakers.

Jeff Epstein

Jeff Epstein

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Jeff Epstein is an operating partner in the Silicon Valley office where he leads Bessemer’s CFO Advisory Board and helps portfolio company CEOs and CFOs share best practices. He is the former executive vice president and chief financial officer at Oracle, one of the world’s largest and most profitable technology companies, with a market value of over $150 billion. Prior to joining Oracle, Jeff served as CFO at several public and private companies, including DoubleClick (sold to Google), King World Productions (sold to CBS) and Nielsen’s Media Measurement and Information Group. Earlier in his career, he was an investment banker at The First Boston Corporation. He specializes in B2B software, marketplaces and artificial intelligence software. Jeff is Co-CEO at Apex Technology, a SPAC which has announced a merger with AvePoint. Each winter, Jeff co-teaches the Lean Launchpad class at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Engineering. He serves on the boards of directors of Kaiser Permanente, Twilio, Poshmark, Shutterstock and several private companies. Jeff served on the Board of Directors at Booking Holdings/Priceline for 16 years as its market value grew from $1 billion to $80 billion. He holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, and a BA from Yale College, where he graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.

Thejo Kote

Thejo Kote

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Why attend?

Get career insights from a top Silicon Valley CFO
Learn what it takes to get that first CFO role.
Get tips on skillsets, mentors, and experience worth pursuing.
Learn what boards look for when hiring a CFO.

Who should attend?

Finance and accounting professionals
Aspiring CFOs
Executives looking to grow their finance function

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