FLG’s partners are time tested and well connected, giving their clients access to some of the sharpest minds in financial and operational matters of all kinds. The quality and experience of the partners at FLG is second to none and provides the foundation for the firm’s highly respected reputation. There are no junior staff members, only seasoned CFO-level experts. And we do not use outside consultants; all client work is done by one of the Firm’s partners. Partner backgrounds include public accounting and investment banking. All have also managed corporate treasury, information technology, human resources, legal, and facilities functions.
John Hagedorn is a retired technology company CFO. He worked at the CFO level for 15 years in technology and 8 years in transportation. Since 2001 he has consulted for 40 young technology companies, helping his clients analyze markets, develop financial plans, raise capital, license technology, cut burn rates, recruit professionals, manage exits and improve sales forecasting and other management processes. In his consulting, John draws on his 35 years in finance which include long stints with large multinationals such as Philco-Ford, IU International and Intel, and later CFO assignments at venture-funded startups and newly public companies. He was VP Finance for P-I-E, Controller of Intel Components, Director of Finance & Administration & CFO for Intel Europe and then CFO for Data I/O, IC Works, C-Cube, and Premisys Communications.
John is a graduate of Yale and Harvard Business School. He is an entrepreneur-partner for Formative Ventures, and serves on the boards and advisory boards of a number of private companies.
Eric Keller served as the chief operating officer of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a venture capital firm, from 2008 to 2014. Previously he was CEO of Movaris, a private software company providing a suite of financial governance applications. Before Movaris, Keller served as chief financial officer for application service provider Corio, business communications company Aspect Communications, medical device manufacturer Ventritex and scientific instrument firm Dionex. In 2006, Keller was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Finance” by Treasury & Risk Magazine. Presently, he serves on the boards of directors of Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY), and Infusionsoft.
He holds a BS degree from Cornell University and an MBA degree from the University of California, Berkeley.