Nancy’s 30+ years of experience allow her to share expertise and impact the scale and growth of the finance and administrative functions with companies at early stages. This helps companies plan and implement actions that are both long term and near term to meet the operational and financial goals of a company. She has served companies in Silicon Valley through most of her career and is experienced in fundraising, venture debt, international finance, operations, IT, facilities, legal and human resources.
Since joining Kranz in September 2017, Nancy has worked with Hitch Works (talent mobility platform for the future of work), Osso VR (digital/VR training for Surgeons), Leia (holographic content), Steady (building income for Gig workers), Ease (benefits administration software for SMB space), Waypoint Building (unlocking real estate value), YBVR (streaming virtual reality) and WebABA (medical ABA billing and practice management). During previous consulting work, Nancy engaged with companies on processes, controls, and systems including defining and capturing master data elements critical to the business.
Prior to Kranz, Nancy was CFO at Anomali, a threat intelligence cybersecurity company, VP of Finance for Adaptive Insights, a corporate metrics and planning SAAS company, Interim CFO and VP Finance at Fortinet a publicly held cybersecurity company focused on firewalls, IDS, and secure emails and VP Finance at ArcSight a publicly held SIEM company that was purchased by HP.
Nancy is also an advisor to Tanoshi computers for kids and Bimotal, an electric power train company.
During off-hours, Nancy is studying regenerative Agtech including beekeeping. Currently, she is growing flowers to attract pollinators to her back yard and intends to begin tours of beekeepers and their hives. In addition, she attends start-up presentations in the valley to keep current on upcoming technologies. These activities keep her relaxed but in a growth mindset.