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Rajeev Seshadri


20+ years as C-level executive in high-growth or transformative situations. As CFO, strategic partner to CEO in crafting and implementing business models, strategy, and operations improvement plans.

• Accounting and Finance: Completed troubled audits; set up an accounting & finance department from scratch, including treasury and cash management functions; raised capital, both debt and equity.
• Operations: Developed operations procedures and policy manual for technology company, using benchmarking; managed company-wide operations, including rationalization of force (RIF), and resultant organizational redeployment of personnel; vendor and contract management for cost and performance control; created management dashboards and metrics.
• M&A, IPO: Led M&A negotiations, financing, closing and subsequent integration of acquired entities for companies in retail, media and construction industries. Led IPO planning and managed team of CPAs, attorneys in filing IPO registration statements. Conducted due-diligence investigations. Responded to SEC and State Blue-Sky comment letters for client companies going public in the NASDAQ market. Led pre- and post-IPO road shows.



CFO : Livedeal, Inc. - [2008-11 to Current]
CFO and Operations



MBA with Distinction, Finance and strategic Marketing : University of Michigan-Ann Arbor - [1981 to 1983]