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Ken Goldman

San Francisco, CA, USA

President

Hillspire LLC

Ken Goldman

Biography

Mr Goldman is the current President of Hillspire, a Family Office, responsible for financial and administrative functions, along with real estate, aviation and maritime activities.

Mr. Goldman is the former chief financial officer of Yahoo!. Mr. Goldman 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! Mr. Goldman served as chief financial officer at Fortinet, Inc, a provider of unified threat management solutions, from 2007 to 2012. Mr Goldman also served as chief financial officer of Siebel Systems, Inc. During a professional career spanning over forty years, Mr Goldman has served as CFO of multiple public and private companies and as CFO has helped take three companies public. In addition Mr Goldman’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.

Mr. Goldman currently serves on the board of directors of NXP Semiconductor, Trinet, RingCentral, Zuora, GoPro, Inc. and the SASB Foundation; and other non-profit boards such as the RFK Human Rights Board. Mr. Goldman was a member of the Board of Trustees of Cornell University from 2005 to 2013 and was subsequently designated as Emeritus Trustee; and is currently on the Harvard Business School California Research Center Advisory Board. Mr. Goldman was appointed in January 2015 to a three-year term to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB’s) Standing Advisory Group (SAG). From December 1999 to December 2003, Mr. Goldman served on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC).

Ken Goldman’s Background

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Hillspire LLC
President
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Hillspire is a family office responsible for administrative and financial functions as well as real estate, aviation and maritime activities.
Chief Financial Officer
Jan 2012 - Jun 2017
San Francisco, CA, USA
Ken was responsible for Yahoo!'s global finance functions, including financial planning and analysis, controllership, tax, treasury and investor relations.
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Current Non-Executive Positions

Board Member
Belmont, CA, USA
RingCentral is a publicly-traded provider of cloud-based communications and collaboration solutions for businesses.
Board Member
San Francisco, CA, USA
The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, SASB, connects businesses and investors on the financial impacts of sustainability.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Board Member
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Gigamon is the market leader in network visibility solutions which is changing the way people see, control and contextualize traffic across physical, virtual and cloud networks.
Member Advisory Committee, Auditing Profession
Washington, DC, USA
The Advisory Committee, Auditing Profession is a public committee that made recommendations to encourage a more sustainable auditing profession.
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Philanthropy

Trustee
New York, NY, USA
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, founded in 1968, is led by human rights activist and lawyer Kerry Kennedy and advocates for a more just and peaceful world. Working alongside local activists to ensure lasting positive change in governments and corporations, the RFK team includes leading attorneys, advocates, entrepreneurs and writers united by a commitment to social justice.

Ken Goldman’s Education

MBA
1972 - 1974
BS Electrical Engineering
1967 - 1971