56 min

Path to Becoming a CFO | Jason Child, CFO at Splunk, former CFO at Opendoor, former VP Finance at Amazon Path to Becoming a CFO

    • Careers

Jason Child brought his expertise in scaling high-growth organizations to Splunk as Senior Vice President and CFO in 2019 following ten years of CFO experience at Opendoor, Jawbone, and Groupon, Inc. 

Before his executive leadership roles, Jason spent more than 11 years leading various global finance teams at Amazon and learning the growth opportunity of cloud technology-centric organizations. Considering cloud-first a top priority for Splunk, its customers and the technology industry, Jason uses his CFO lens to drive financial strategies that deliver a return in business transformation through the adoption of cloud-first strategies. 

Jason is an avid bicyclist, reader and podcast fan, and he holds a B.A. from the University of Washington. Jason’s favorite career advice is that, “No one will care about your career as much as you do. If there is an opportunity you want, don’t wait for someone to tap you on the shoulder; go pursue it on your own.”

Jason Child brought his expertise in scaling high-growth organizations to Splunk as Senior Vice President and CFO in 2019 following ten years of CFO experience at Opendoor, Jawbone, and Groupon, Inc. 

Before his executive leadership roles, Jason spent more than 11 years leading various global finance teams at Amazon and learning the growth opportunity of cloud technology-centric organizations. Considering cloud-first a top priority for Splunk, its customers and the technology industry, Jason uses his CFO lens to drive financial strategies that deliver a return in business transformation through the adoption of cloud-first strategies. 

Jason is an avid bicyclist, reader and podcast fan, and he holds a B.A. from the University of Washington. Jason’s favorite career advice is that, “No one will care about your career as much as you do. If there is an opportunity you want, don’t wait for someone to tap you on the shoulder; go pursue it on your own.”

56 min