Ken Goldman is the current President of Hillspire, a Family Office responsible for financial and administrative functions, along with real estate, aviation and maritime activities. During a professional career spanning over forty years, Ken has served as CFO of multiple public and private companies, and as CFO has helped take three companies public.
Ken is the former Chief Financial Officer of Yahoo!. He joined Yahoo! in 2012 and throughout his five year tenure was responsible for Yahoo!’s global finance functions, including financial planning and analysis, controllership, tax, treasury, and investor relations. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Ken served as Chief Financial Officer at Fortinet, Inc, a provider of unified threat management solutions, from 2007 to 2012. Ken also served as CFO of Siebel Systems, Inc. In addition, Ken's experience includes Board Director, Audit Committee Chairman, and Financial Advisory roles at more than 40 corporate boards, of which over 10 have gone public while he was a Board member.
Currently, Ken is on the Board of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. He also serves on the Board of Directors of NXP Semiconductor, Trinet, RingCentral, Zuora, GoPro, Inc. and the SASB Foundation. He is on the Harvard Business School California Research Center Advisory Board and, in January 2015, he was appointed to a three-year term to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB’s) Standing Advisory Group (SAG). Ken previously was a member of the Board of Trustees of Cornell University from 2005 to 2013 and was subsequently designated as Emeritus Trustee.
Ken earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.