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Don Schlosser
Don is a practical and creative financial leader with more than 30 years of experience as a financial and operating executive, with experience including technology consulting, media & wireless communications, and licensed SaaS software.

At A Glance

  • CFO (including COO responsibilities)
  • Corporate Development (M&A)
  • Board Member
  • Capital raising – raising angel investments, venture capital, mezzanine debt, institutional debt; collaborating with private equity investors
  • Working partner with management team, CEO and Boards
  • Living and working internationally (Asia, Europe, Latin America)
  • Volunteer, community organizations and social businesses
  • Industries include media/broadcasting, telecom, software development music and technology consulting

Key Leadership Accomplishments

  • Successfully grew a venture capital-backed company from pre-revenue to $70 million in revenue and filing of IPO over 5 year period
  • Executed an international development plan, including mezzanine and equity funding, to grow media company from $40 million to  $100+ million over 5 year period
  • Played key role in helping non-profit raise $25 million fund from investors and development banks for onlending to microfinance institutions in developing countries

Bio

Don Schlosser is a practical and creative financial leader with more than 30 years of experience as a financial and operating executive, with experience including technology consulting (Arthur D. Little), media & wireless communications (King Broadcasting Company, AEI Music), and licensed SaaS software (ConneXt, VisionCompass, PAR3/Varolii). He understands what the numbers imply and has demonstrated the ability to balance strategy with financial and investor considerations to drive growth for companies ranging in size from start-ups to smaller mid-market companies of $50 – $200 million in revenues. His experience has been in both the development and execution of financial strategies, including acquisitions (US and international), and as CFO. Most recently he was CFO of Varolii, a late-stage, venture capital backed technology company, where he helped grow the company to $70 million in revenues and profitability over a 5-year period. He has worked, lived and traveled extensively outside the US and has a particular interest in developing countries. Don holds a BA in history and an MBA in finance from the University of Washington.