Areas of Expertise
  • Software and SaaS
  • Technology Systems
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Companies
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Cal Hoagland

Cal Hoagland has more than 25 years of senior financial executive experience in both multinational technology companies and fast growth start-ups. He has expertise in a full range of financial operations from strategic planning, to debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, SEC registrations, and successful IPOs.  Cal has a solid track record of developing and implementing creative, practical solutions to complex business, finance, and SEC issues. He is a growth oriented business partner who adeptly balances risk management, scalable operational controls, and aggressive strategy execution.

He has managed finance, accounting, treasury, investor relations, legal, HR, IT and facilities functions.  He has successfully grown a number of venture-backed technology companies having successful IPOs and other SEC equity and debt offerings.  He has substantial public company experience.

Before joining FLG as a partner in 2005, Cal was the Chief Financial Officer for Interwave (NASDAQ: IWAV), a leading provider of micro-cellular telecommunications systems.  Prior to that he served as CFO for Phasecom and Accom, and Treasurer for Persistence Software (NASDAQ: PRSW).

Cal received his BS in Accounting from San Jose State University, and is a CPA (inactive).


Cal's Perspective on FLG

FLG’s partners are keen business operators actively engaged in achieving our client’s goals.  They bring their individually strong operating experience combined with the depth and breadth of operating experience of our fellow CFO partners to provide our clients incredible value and an invaluable network of resources.

- Cal Hoagland

Sector Experience
  • Consumer
  • Digital Media
  • Electronics
  • Manufacturing
  • Networking
  • SaaS
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
Selected Engagements
Rocket Fuel Adtech Interim CFO Public
NeoPhotonics Corporation Electronics Interim CFO Public
JDS Uniphase Corporation Telecommunications Accounting Advisory Public
Restoration Hardware Retail Accounting Advisory Private
TiVo, Inc. Electronics Interim CFO Public
Past Directorships
Bay Area Mountain Rescue Unit, Inc.

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