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Obopay’s Former CFO, Tyler Sloat, was recently named to the same position at Zuora. Offering payment and subscription billing solutions, Zuora is looking for Tyler to help the company continue to expand into new markets, including entertainment and media.
In this exclusive NEXTcast interview, Tyler highlights Zuora’s ability to help customers bring products to market, reflects on his time at Obopay and shares how PayPal has been an influence on his career.
Executive Bio: Tyler Sloat, Chief Financial Officer at Zuora
Tyler Sloat joins Zuora’s executive management team with more than fifteen years of experience in executive finance roles for payment, software and hardware technology companies varying in size from start-up to Fortune 500.
Prior to Zuora, Sloat was the Chief Financial Officer for Obopay, the global leader in mobile payments where he was responsible for all finance, accounting, treasury operations and business intelligence functions. Sloat was integral in raising well over $100M in investment and strategic capital, forming global commercial relationships with the likes of Nokia, MasterCard and Societe Generale, and deploying Obopay’s mobile payment service in four countries spanning three continents.
Before Obopay, Sloat was the Controller of the Emerging Products Group at Network Appliance, Inc., a position he was promoted to after the successful acquisition of Decru by Network. As Controller of Decru, Sloat reported to the CEO and owned all finance, sales operations and product operations functions.
Earlier in his career, Tyler was Controller for POET Software Corporation, playing a key role in their IPO. After POET, Sloat was head of finance for the on-demand business unit of Siebel Systems.
Tyler is a registered C.P.A. in the State of California, has an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and has a B.A. from Boston College.