Jeff Chase is a Silicon Valley-based retired CFO who has worked for technology startups as well as public tech companies. Thanks to his internal audit and treasury roles at 3Com, Jeff got to know people all across the company. Their insights and recollections sparked the creation of this book. Jeff has worked for a dozen private VC-backed tech startups, as well as public companies including JDS Uniphase, 3Com, Echelon, and ROLM, along with accounting firms Deloitte and KPMG.
Jon Zilber has been the editor-in-chief of tech magazines such as MacUser and PC/Computing. He launched and managed the social media presence for Palm, and led communications teams for nonprofits such as the Sierra Club and TechSoup. He and his teams have been recognized with Emmy, Webby, and duPont-Columbia awards. Jon is also an occasional musician, composer, and playwright.