Raj Matthew

Summary

  • CFO for Menlo Capital Group, a private equity investment firm with $3.7BB in assets under management.
  • CFO for Asante Technologies, a publicly traded networking company with $80 MM in revenue. Exceeded analyst expectations on turnaround plan (reached breakeven in 4th qtr. after 7 consecutive quarters of losses) while tripling analyst coverage. Rebuilt credibility with analysts and institutional shareholders during challenging period in Company history.
  • As CFO & COO, led IPO process at PeopleWeb Communications, including underwriter selection and an 18 city road show to institutional investors. Positioned company to analysts and investment bankers.
  • Part of senior finance team that led the spin-off of PacTel Corporation, (Vodaphone Airtouch) in the 4th largest IPO in US history, concurrent with a billion dollar Debt offering.
  • As VP Finance & Controller, led M&A team that managed a total of 10 mergers/acquisitions (4 public, 6 private companies) in 26 months at Avant!-Synopsys, while company grew to 42 offices in 16 countries, over 1000 employees, and annual bookings in excess of $400 MM.
  • As Finance Director, arranged $700MM in syndicated financing and refinanced $250MM in convertible bonds at Conner-Seagate during explosive growth, (reached $1.2BB in revenue within 13 months, still holds record for fastest growing company in the history of Fortune 500).

Work History

Work History

CFO

Menlo Capital Group

Education

Education

CPA

State of California

MBA

SEP