Kenneth HahnPalo Alto, California, United States
Kenneth Hahn is an accomplished and accredited technology executive with extensive experience as a Chief Financial Officer. He has led two successful IPOs and has an outstanding background of operational and growth-focused expertise. With over 15 years of CFO experience under his belt for three billion-dollar market cap public companies in both Software/SaaS and Consumer Internet sectors, he is a strategic resource allocator who maximizes equity value and enables growth for organizations. His expertise in equity value and growth initiatives is supported through economic models and metrics, ensuring seamless transitions to public companies through structured pre-IPOs. Hahn's superb track record in M&A expertise, investor relations, corporate governance, and SEC/SOX regulatory frameworks underscores his mastery in navigating complexities of large private company venture rounds and raising multi hundred $M credit facilities. Hahn received his MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and studied BA in Business Administration at California State University-Fullerton - College of Business and Economics. He presently serves Coursera as its CFO, with former stints as CFO of Collective Health, Icontrol Networks, Borland Software, and Extensity, Inc., as well as EVP & COO of QuinStreet. Professional services over eight years with Boston Consulting Group and PwC give him a rigorous analytical foundation on financial and strategic fronts. He has been an active participant in Board of Directors support and participation, bolstering audit and comp committee support for over two decades.