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Kelly Steckelberg, CFO at Zoom

Join us for this very special conversation between veteran tech CFO, Jeff Epstein, and Zoom CFO, Kelly Steckelberg. The session gives us an opportunity to showcase the changes over time for CFOs, and draw comparisons between enterprise and fast-growing, early-stage companies. Jeff, former CFO at Oracle and Nielsen and current Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, will interview Kelly about her experiences building her career in finance. They’ll discuss the challenges for finance in rapidly growing businesses, and the future of the CFO role.

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Why attend?

  • Get career perspectives from top CFOs.
  • Get perspectives on how the role of CFO is changing.
  • Get ideas on how to build your career and up-level your skills.

Who should attend?

  • Always-learning CFOs and aspiring ones.
  • Controllers, FP&A, and accountants.
  • Finance professionals interested in women in finance.

About the speakers.

Kelly Steckelberg

Kelly Steckelberg

CFO at Zoom

Kelly Steckelberg brings extensive leadership and finance experience to her role as CFO at Zoom. Most recently, she was CEO at Zoosk, where she previously held positions of CFO and COO. Prior to Zoosk, Kelly was the Sr. Director of Consumer Segment Finance at Cisco. Kelly has also held various roles in finance at Cisco Webex, Epiphany, and PeopleSoft. She began her career in tax and audit at KPMG, and has a MA in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin.

Jeff Epstein

Jeff Epstein

Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners

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 CFO at Oracle, one of the world’s largest and most profitable technology companies, with a market value of over $150B. 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 AI 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 at 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 $1B to $80B. 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.

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