Auction.com Adds Former Oracle and DoubleClick CFO Epstein to Board of Directors
- Mar 17, 2014
Irvine, Calif.—Auction.com has added former Oracle Chief Financial Officer Jeff Epstein to its board of directors. Epstein, who will chair the Audit Committee, is the second high profile addition to the Auction.com board, joining a representative from Google Capital, which announced a $50 million investment in the company last week.
Epstein is an operating partner at Bessemer Venture Partners and a senior advisor at Oak Hill Capital Partners. He serves on the board of directors for Priceline, a hotel marketplace, and has participated in its growth from $1 billion to almost $70 billion in market capital. He also serves on the board of Shutterstock, a marketplace for professional photography.
In his former position as executive vice president and CFO of Oracle, which has a market value of more than $150 billion, Epstein led the finance organization for one of the world’s largest and most profitable technology companies and understands the elements that comprise a technology industry leader.
Prior to joining Oracle, Epstein served as chief financial officer of several public and private companies, including DoubleClick, which was sold to Google; King World Productions, which was sold to the CBS Corporation; and Nielsen’s Media Measurement and Information Group. Earlier in his career, he was an investment banker at The First Boston Corporation.
He also currently serves on the boards of directors of Kaiser Permanente and Global Eagle Entertainment, and the management board of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Epstein holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from Yale College.