John is a proven operator and technology executive with 20 years experience in fast-growth environments ranging from start-ups to public technology companies. He has served in the COO, CFO and Senior Financial roles at DYE Precision, St. Bernard Software, Global Domains, Visual Sciences and WebSideStory. John was part of the management team at WebSideStory that pioneered SaaS-based web analytics. He was instrumental in raising over $44 million in private equity and $50 million in the Company’s IPO. John oversaw financial operations during the Company’s growth from $9 million to $100 million in annual revenues. The Company sold in late 2007 for over $400 million.
John started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he served in both business assurance and financial advisory services. He specialized in mergers and acquisitions, business valuation and forensic accounting. He received his CPA while at PwC. John was honored as 2009 Public Company CFO of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal for his transformational role at St. Bernard Software.
John received his BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from San Diego State University. John was President of the Student Accounting Society and was honored as the College of Business Graduation Speaker for his graduating class.