Kenneth Goldman

SAB Software

Kenneth Goldman advises the firm in the area of software.

Since October of 2012, Kenneth has served as Chief Financial Officer of Yahoo!, Inc., responsible for Yahoo!’s global finance functions including financial planning and analysis, controllership, tax, treasury and investor relations. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, and Chief Financial Officer of Fortinet, Inc., a provider of unified threat management solutions, from September 2007 to September 2012. From November 2006 to August 2007, Kenneth served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dexterra, Inc. From August 2000 until March 2006, he served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, and Chief Financial Officer of Siebel Systems, Inc.; and from December 1999 to December 2003, Kenneth served on the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s primary advisory group.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of NXP Semiconductor, Yahoo! Japan, Trinet, GoPro, Inc. and several private companies

Kenneth was a member of board of trustees of Cornell University from 2005 to 2013 and was designated as Emeritus Trustee. From December 1999 to December 2003, he served on the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB’s) primary Advisory Council (FASAC). He was a member of the Treasury Advisory Committee on the Auditing Profession over the years 2007-2008, a public committee that made recommendations to encourage a more sustainable auditing profession. Kenneth was appointed in January 2015 to a three-year term to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB’s) Standing Advisory Group (SAG), an organization that provides advice on the need to formulate new accounting standards or change existing standards.

EDUCATION

  • Harvard Business School, MBA in Electrical Engineering
  • Cornell University, BS in Electrical Engineering

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