- 12 May 2014
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Josh Tabin joins vcfo as a Technology Practice Manager for the Houston office. He is based in Houston but supports clients company-wide in this position.
With over 22 years of diverse business experience, Josh brings C-level operational and financial executive leadership to vcfo clients. His strategic perspective on developing business that relates long-term vision to short-term execution has equipped him to ensure that strategic vision becomes a business reality. Josh has a proven track record as a catalyst for operational change - both in the context of turning around a stagnant business as well as taking a thriving enterprise to the next level - which has prepared him to help clients consistently face tough business realities and create actionable roadmaps to profitably grow their companies. Josh is accustomed and committed to building collaboration across functions and stakeholders with often competing interests, making him a valuable member of your leadership team as he works with you to grow your business to the next level.
Prior to joining vcfo, Josh was the Chief Operating Officer at FullQuota, a leading content marketing agency that provides both strategic and tactical services to technology companies. Josh was instrumental in starting the FullQuota business as a subsidiary of OptimizedNow, a strategic consulting firm from the founders of Rackspace and Microsoft Global Partner Hosting. During his time at OptimizedNow and FullQuota, Josh helped companies like Microsoft and Lockheed Martin develop their Cloud business models and go to market strategies.
Prior to FullQuota, Josh founded and served as the President of Mosaic CFO, providing strategic financial and advisory services to small and mid-sized firms. Josh engaged as a virtual CFO for venture-funded startups and private equity-backed companies to develop accounting, finance, human resources and information systems as well as providing strategic guidance on acquisitions, capital raising and sale of the company. His clients included companies such as Mochi Media, Click Forensics, Golfballs.com and Validas
Before launching Mosaic CFO, Josh was the Chief Financial Officer at RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET), a leading global provider of managed communication services for the upstream oil and gas industry. In his first year alone, Josh was directly responsible for raising over $60 million in growth capital and completing $35 million in acquisitions.
Prior to RigNet, Inc., Josh served as the VP-Finance/Treasurer for Rackspace (NYSE: RAX) in San Antonio, Texas. During his time there, Josh created a discipline of tracking financial plans to their results in a way that demonstrated to lending institutions an ability to set financial targets and achieve them consistently. This initiative ultimately led to the company’s ability to raise significant debt financing to support their hyper growth. Today, Rackspace is one of the largest and most respected cloud and hosting providers in the world.
Josh has held several other key positions throughout his career, including Chief Financial Officer at Cutstone Ventures, the Associate Director – Corporate Financial Planning at SBC Communications Inc. (NYSE:T) and the Regional Manager – Strategic Operations at SBC Wireless. He is the Co-Founder of Startup Houston, a speaker, panelist and continuing advisor to several startups.
Josh holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas and a BBA in Accounting from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.
From Seed Sumo:“Josh brings an enormously diverse experience set to Seed Sumo .”