CFO

Alibaba beats forecasts with 61% growth and predicts more of the same for the next year

Alibaba is forecasting yet more growth for its business after it beat analyst forecasts with its fourth-quarter results. Revenue came in at 61.9 billion RMB ($9.9 billion), an increase of 61 percent y

Netflix to have around 700 original movies and shows available in 2018

Netflix’s original content ramp is showing no signs of slowing own – in fact, if anything, it’s speeding up. Netflix CFO David Wells says that the streaming company wants to have somewhe

Airbnb CFO Laurence Tosi is out

Airbnb CFO Laurence Tosi is leaving the company, Airbnb announced today. This comes shortly after The Information reported there were some tensions brewing between Brian Chesky and Tosi over the futur

Twitter’s new CFO is getting $15 million in stock

Twitter has announced that it's hired a new CFO. Ned Segal is joining the company from Intuit, where he was senior vice president of finance. He also has investment banking experience, having spent 16

HTC finally hires a new CFO after more than two years of searching

HTC started looking for a new CFO in May 2014 and, more than two years later, the long hunt is finally over after it announced that Peter Shen, formerly of Taiwan-based Inotera Memories and HP, has ta

Tesla Hires Google VP Of Finance Jason Wheeler As New CFO

After earnings today, Tesla made a couple of executive announcements. First, it has named a new CFO, Jason Wheeler. Wheeler spent 13 years at Google as its VP of Finance and let its global finance fun

Rocket Internet Fashion Group GFG Raises $35M, Poaches Amazon Exec To Lead It

Xamarin Hires Its First CFO As It Eyes International Expansion, IPO

The cross-platform developer tools service Xamarin today announced that it has hired Bryan Morris, the former VP of Finance at Ooyala and CFO of LiveRamp, as the first CFO in the company's history. Un

Zynga Names David Lee CFO, As Longtime Exec Mark Vranesh Departs The Firm

Today after the bell, Zynga announced that its CFO and CAO Mark Vranesh will depart the firm after six years, and that David Lee will assume both roles effective April 14. Vranesh will help out for a

Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer To Retire By End Of September, Replaced By VP Of Finance Luca Maestri

Apple has just announced that SVP and CFO Peter Oppenheimer, a longtime fixture on the company’s earnings calls, will be retiring as of September this year. He’ll be replaced by Apple VP o

BlackBerry Cleans House As COO, CMO And CFO Depart

BlackBerry's executive shifts may have only begun, after exiting CEO Thorsten Heins was replaced by John Chen earlier in November, as three more high-profile C-levels get the boot today. The company a

Host Analytics Raises $17M For SaaS Designed For The Finance Pro Who Wants To Move Beyond Excel

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.hostanalytics.com/">Host Analytics</a> has raised $17 million in a Series D round to expand its enterprise performance management technology. All of the existing in

GitHub Hires Former Yelp CFO Vlado Herman To Help It Spend Andreessen’s $100M

Back in July, collaborative code repository GitHub <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/07/09/github-pours-energies-into-enterprise-raises-100-million-from-power-vc-andreesen-horowitz/">raised a

Former Apple CFO Told To Pay Up – Big Time

When the SEC is on your back and you’ve been backdating stock options, you’re kind of in a tight situation. So when former Apple Chief Financial Officer Fred Anderson was offered a deal to