Featured Member: Jeff has been with First Round Capital since 2005. As CFO, he is responsible for finance and operations for all First Round funds. Jeff likes to use OpenDesks for “thinking days” – days away from fires and urgent issues. Jeff is also an avid marathoner and trailer runner. Look for him on Kelly Drive on weekends.
Jeff Donnon, Chief Financial Officer
Describe what you do in 10 seconds or less.
Jeff: I oversee all of First Round Capital’s financial and compliance activities, including reporting, budgeting, forecasting and cash management, etc.
What is your secret sauce?
Jeff: Rolling up my sleeves for organizations lead by innovative and intelligent individuals.
What individual has influenced you most in your career and how?
Jeff: I will refer to a company as an individual, my time at Half.com was the most formative of my professional years, the culture and leadership was phenomenal. The organization was filled top to bottom with strong team members, to this date, I still look to that network for guidance and advice when needed.
What inspired you to join OpenDesks?
Jeff: I believe that productivity is at its highest when working within an office environment, sometimes doing so outside of your main office can provide a uninterrupted day of work, invaluable!
Who would you like to meet through OpenDesks?
Jeff: Anyone, I have yet to meet a mobile worker without a good story to tell.