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Kristina Salen        

Former CFO at Etsy; CFO at Moda Operandi; Fashion Industry & Business Development Expert

Kristina Salen is CFO at Moda Operandi, a trunkshow-model online shopping platform. They carry more than 1,000 brands and designers, ship to 125 countries, and have raised nearly $300M in funding from top-tier global investors.

During her time as CFO of Etsy, the company grew from $895m in gross sales to $3b. She oversaw business development, strategic planning, investor relations, data analytics, internal & external reporting, tax, internal controls and human resources, and I scaled these teams

Before joining Etsy, Salen led Fidelity Investments' media, Internet, and telecommunications group for seven years. While at Fidelity, Salen led "tens of billions of dollars" worth of investments in companies like Google, eBay, Amazon, Spotify, and Hubspot.

Salen has also held several financial and executive roles at Oppenheimer Capital, Merrill Lynch, Lazard Freres, and SBC Warburg.

Salen received her MBA in finance from Columbia University in 2003 and was designated a Fulbright scholar for her work in political science and economics that same year.

News


Etsy Hires A CFO From Fidelity - Business Insider

Kristina Salen, a Fidelity veteran and enthusiastic Etsy shopper, must figure out the marketplace's financial fate.

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