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Jon Dooley


Jon is a data-driven CFO with 20 years’ experience partnering with founders and corporate executives to execute on strategic growth initiatives.

Jon is an operational and data-driven CFO with 20 years’ experience partnering with founders and corporate executives to execute on strategic growth initiatives. Jon has demonstrated leadership in public, VC, and private equity-owned businesses.

Prior to Burkland, Jon was CFO for R-Stor Inc. where he led the Series A (Cisco) and private financing rounds raising over $50M in growth capital for the company. Jon built and managed the finance and accounting teams, processes, and internal controls. He oversaw business operations with focus on financial modeling and cash flow management, investor relations, Board communications, legal, HR, Payroll, and cap table management. Through extensive modeling of SaaS metrics, Jon provided critical data inputs to deliver company growth to 120+ global employees and $10M+ ARR and successfully position the company for exit in Sept 2021.

Before R-Stor Inc., Jon spent 15 years with Sony Corporation in a variety of Finance leadership roles. Jon was successful in integrating himself into Sony’s international business culture where he was trusted to lead high visibility engagements with partners Apple and IBM delivering exponential growth for both image sensor and PlayStation business units. This success introduced him to Sony’s M&A team where he played a leading role in corporate due diligence and integration. Jon finished his tenure as VP and CFO of Sony Optical Archive Inc. following the successful Silicon Valley acquisition and integration. His time with Sony provided extensive experience across international business operations and culture, corporate adaptability, and change management.

Jon earned an undergraduate degree in Managerial Economics from the University of Connecticut and an MBA in Finance from Marist College in NY. He currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and three daughters. He enjoys mountain biking, trail running, and hiking.