VP Finance CFO San Francisco CA Resume Kurt Motogawa

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					                                      KURT MOTOGAWA, CPA
                                        Los Altos, California 94024
                                (650) 575-1076 

                                        Candidate for Finance Exec

20 years of broad financial, accounting, strategic, operations, and business experience ranging from small
to $5B in activity. Global financial executive roles in cash flow optimization, sales, marketing, manufacturing,
logistics, customer support, strategy, Corporate governance, investment management, and global
operations. Staffing ranged from 3 to 15 directs with group sizes from 8 to 151.

   Highly sought as a strategic growth partner with the experience to drive change, optimize operations
    and Cash Flow. Focused on Top Line Revenue growth strategies and enablers. Communication to
    senior executives or investors on results and funding confidence.
   Demonstrated expertise in business development and re-engineering, financial modeling and
    management, IT/ERP management, operational establishment, service management, process
    improvement, sales and marketing expansions, and customer satisfaction.
   Specialize in Controller activities including accounting/GAAP, SOX/controls, audit management, ERP
    system design and oversight, VSOE and Software/HW/Services Revenue Recognition
   Experience in Professional Services, Service delivery, Computing, Consumer, E-commerce,
    Software, Support, Retail, Manufacturing, Medical, Oil & Gas, Hotel, Analytical devices, Travel
    Hospitality, Distribution, Software, Clothing/fashion, Storage

Multi-discipline Consulting  ERP  Strategic Planning & Implementation  External Analyst & Board/EC
prep  E-commerce finance & acct operations  HW/SW/Services Revenue Recognition, VSOE 
Accounting Systems & GL  GAAP  FP&A  Business Case Development & Fund Raising  Contracts &
Negotiations  SOX 404  External Reporting  Info Management/IT  Audit Management  Risk
Management  HR Sales Comp Management  Change Agent  Buy side M&A & integration  Executive
Mgmt Framework, Analytics, & Facilitation  Global, retail, & industry Sales team support  Deal Mgmt  E-
business models  Supply Chain Strategy & Optimization  Inventory Cost Accounting  Turnaround & Cost
Reduction  Compensation, Structure, & Accountability  Org Structure Design  Cost to Serve Expert 
Warranty specialist  Marketing & Channel Fund optimization  Global, Retail, & industry Sales team
support  Lower Cost Outsourcing  CRM 1:1  PC manufacturing & support  Six Sigma  Investment Fund
Mgmt  AR & Credit  Retail  Distribution Channels  Taxation  Operations Management & Optimization

                                      PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, Campbell, California  2009-Present
Interim VP Finance, Chief Financial Tiki (Officer)
Revamp GL processes for audit prep and strategic business management. Establish reporting for cash
flow, decision making for operations, supplier choices. Complete $4M Debt Facility, and prep Series B.
Establish planning process tied to operational reporting. Implement option management software for
shareholder and tax requirements. Establish 8x new suppliers and distributors

Stealth Hospitality Start-up, Sunnyvale, California  2008-2009
Interim CFO
FAS123R, Quickbooks to ERP conversion, deal management, GL and audit management, control setup,
Treasury setup, AR collections, Investor communication and Board prep, operational policy definition.
Round A plus operational development

KIDS AT PLAY PHOTOGRAPHY, California  2003-Present
President and Owner

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HITACHI DATA SYSTEMS, Santa Clara, California  2006-2008
Vice President of Finance and Operations, Americas and Corporate
Supervise 8 Directors with oversight of 130 in assignment calling for comprehensive business
transformation of operations valued at $1.2B. Direct activities for all Americas in areas including
operations, logistics, channels, AR/Credit, AP, Payroll, GL, Leasing, FP&A, Deal Mgmt, Professional
Services, Support, sales and marketing, and revenue recognition. Provide business planning; SOX
compliance and audit mgmt; human resources, inventory, and information management.
Corporate and Financial Highlights:
 Business Mgmt Framework and workforce Mgmt Process revamp
 Revamped P&L to double digit growth while reducing cost per event 20%.
 Achieved profitability turnaround in Latin America in 5 months following 5 years of losses.
 Applied Six Sigma methodology resulting in reduction of write-downs and levels by 35%.
 Increased cash collections through restructure of Accounts Receivable and Collections.
 SOX Compliance, VSOE attainment

HEWLETT-PACKARD, Various  1989-2006
Global Fortune 50 provider of wide-ranging IT products and services with revenue of $85B in 2006.

   Global Sr Director of Finance, IT, Operations, and Strategy  2005
   Global Sr Director of Finance, Admin, IT - Imaging and Printing Operations, 2004
   Global and Americas Controller - WW Consumer Relationship Mgmt, 2002
   NA Controller - Consumer Products Bus Org, 1999
   Global Controller - Inkjet and Printing Marketing, 1998
   Global Finance & Admin Mgr - Global Services & Support, 1996
   Global Marketing & Business Consultant - Global Services & Support, 1994
   Global Business Consultant - Global Services & Support, 1992
   Lead FP&A Analyst in Corporate Financial Reporting, Hewlett-Packard, 1989

Experience in all levels of multi-national business including Corporate, Business Group, Division, Field,
and Operations. Managed from 3 direct reports up to 15 with total staff ranging from 8 to 151. Cost and
revenue combined from $20M to $5B. Responsibilities included Finance, Accounting/GAAP, Reporting,
Strategic and Financial planning, Operations and Info Management, Channel Mgmt, and Quality/Mfg
support across many organizations including HW, SW, Services, and Support.

Task ownership:
    Board of Director, Treasury, and Investor Relations prep
    Owner, HP Financial Management GL consolidation, FP&A
    Buy side M&A evaluation; Merger integration
    "VC" fund management
    Global Business FP&A and segment analysis for external reporting
    E-commerce creation and optimization
    Marketing & Sales: Global Accounts, Contract penetration, channel partner mgmt, pricing,
       customer reporting
    Global Strategic planning and program management for key projects.
    Oversee Global Order Admin, GL, IT, FP&A, Banking, and Finance Business Support
    Coordination and integration of multiple functions to drive excellence to operational targets.
    Manage channel and partner requirements including Soft Funds and analytics of impacts
    Presales, sales, and post sales activities, control, and optimization
    Software, Professional Services, Support business strategy, support, operations, and accounting
    Geographic infrastructure and ERP development and roll out
    Sales Force creation including comp plans and operational infrastructure
    Cost lever management to optimization via org, process, policy, and systems integration.

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       R&D & Mfg, Operations and Logistics support
       Multi-industry support: Computing, Services, Medical, Analytical
       Supply Chain and Logistics into retail; Support in and out bound

Corporate and Financial Highlights:
   Earned best-in-class rating for information management solutions
   First ever customer and channel segmentation roadmap for Services
   Creation of first Services Sales Force
   Author, 3 Year Business Strategy for Global Services & HP
   Operations segmentation and implementation plan
   Acted as sponsor for HP Global Business Intelligence, extending platform across enterprise.
   Achieved cost-to-serve and cost-per-unit declines exceeding average selling price declines by 2x.
   Realized 40% head count reduction in 2 years while increasing scope of activities by 2x.
   Won Best Practice Sarbanes-Oxley 404 Award.
   Consumer Go To Market services revamp
   Total warranty, quality, field, financial, and customer experience ops for Consumer PCs/Printing
   Restructured and administered $2B global HP channel fund
   Achieved best-in-class rating for warranty accrual management.
   Created $85M first-year venture capital fund and defined investment and approval parameters.
   Drafted new repair strategy, resulting in repair cost reduction of $400M through 2006.
   Integrated warranty accruals from 12 worldwide P&Ls resulting in $80M bottom-line profits
   Integrated channel return activity into consumer inbound logistics, resulting in cost reduction of $35M
   Issued Call Center solution achieving 40% reduction in cost per unit served.
   Led cost-structure turnaround in Consumer Services, resulting in net-profit improvement of 45 points
   Implementation of first Consumer Sales Force, finance, accounting, and sales administration
   Investment and $20M fund raising for first e-commerce implementation, CRM infrastructure,
    processes and policies for scale and margin.
   Distribution hub redesign with retail accounts
   Channel Marketing envelope optimization (>20% spend leverage increase)
   Account team support to optimize soft funds, logistics, and partner profitability
   35% CAGR on multi-billion$ retail, consumer portfolio. Scalable infrastructure.
   HP Cost to Serve Sponsor (customer and partner P&Ls and cost per metrics)
   Segmented Sales model and Marketing strategies
   Global Financial Reporting system implementation owner

KMM, Inc, dba ProBytes, Austin/Honolulu, 1984 - 1989
       PC Integrator & Reseller, Customized PC manufacturing build & support (1984-1986)
       Small business consulting (Strategy, Financing, Marketing, Operations, Systems, Accounting,
        Cash Flow mgmt) 1988-1989

Additional positions include
    Tax Specialist/Consultant with Arthur Andersen & Co., CPA; 1987-1988
    Tax Specialist with Coopers & Lybrand, CPA; 1986
    Auditor with Clay & Company; 1983  Assistant Controller with Dele’s, Inc. 1982

              M.B.A., Finance & Management Information Systems, with Honors, 1989
            B.B.A., Accounting with Taxation & Service Management, with Honors, 1986
                              University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
                              Six Sigma Green and Lean Belt, Villanova
                                               CPA Texas


Description: Kurt Motogawa has 20 years of broad financial, accounting, strategic, operations, and business experience ranging from small to $5B in activity. He has had global financial executive roles in cash flow optimization, sales, marketing, manufacturing, logistics, customer support, strategy, Corporate governance, investment management, and global operations. Kurt's staffing ranged from 3 to 15 directs with group sizes from 8 to 151.