Duane serves as a consulting CFO for Ravix Group. He has over 30 years of experience in accounting, finance and administration in Silicon Valley, working at all levels with companies large and small, young and old, organized and not so much. He has worked with early-stage startups to Fortune 1000 size companies.
Duane's industry experience includes semiconductor manufacturing, networking and video equipment, bioscience, SAAS and enterprise software companies. His skills include strategic and operational planning, financial modeling, financial forecasting, reporting and analysis, cost analysis, general accounting, contract review and administration, IT system development and integration, and accounting system selection & implementation. He has also assisted clients with successful acquisition transactions.
Prior to joining Ravix, Duane's work experience includes:
- Corporate Controller for Waferscale Integration, Inc. (semiconductors)
- CFO for an early-stage startup, ShaBLAMM! Computer, Inc. (high performance memory technologies)
- Corporate Controller for Aspen Semiconductor Corp. (BiCMOS subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corp.).
- Various finance and accounting roles with Cypress Semiconductor Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Duane earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from California State University, Chico.
Duane spent his youth enjoying the sun while working in the family roofing business from age 15 through college graduation. Hobbies include playing roller hockey, dual sport motorcycle riding and traveling.