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From regular CFO-only events, to a custom-built member platform, to real-time data and surveys, membership in The F Suite is all-encompassing and all-inclusive.

That means that once you're a member, there are no extra fees—just a comprehensive peer community platform that is carefully designed to accelerate your CFO career.

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For CFOs at early and mid-stage companies to help each other in laying the foundation

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For the experienced CFOs at a growth stage company seeking to drive their Company to the next level

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An exclusive and premium experience for our most senior CFOs at unicorn private companies and public tech companies

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We host dozens of events across the country and online throughout the year, each focused on current trends and practical job advice for the modern CFO.

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Timely, innovative, & practical topics.

From harnessing the power of emerging technologies to everyday management tips — events are laser-focused to help you do your day-to-day job better and progress throughout your career.

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The notable are now knowable.

Get ready to have your most interesting conversation. Meet CFOs at companies just like yours. Ask questions. Share best practices. Build deep, lasting relationships in a member-only environment built for high-quality connections.

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National conferences to local roundtables.

Whether it’s an annual conference in San Francisco or a small-group dinner at your local Michelin star restaurant, events occur regularly throughout the year and across the U.S. If WFH is your new mantra, there are countless virtual events as well.

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All members have access to our proprietary platform to connect with peers, discuss trends, and get questions answered.

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Join hundreds of CFOs to discuss the most pressing issues of the moment. Instantly access your closest peers for quick gut-checks, specific benchmarks, and general advice on day-to-day challenges. This is where the CFO conversation is happening.

Questions,
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Easily search through discussion archives for answers and insights alike. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Ask the community at large, or target a specific sub-group for more curated responses. You’ll find plenty of CFOs eager to pay it forward.

Unbiased,
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Find the best advisors and vendors for your specific needs, all vetted by peers and recommended in context.

The F Suite proprietary vendor database allows members to hone in on the right solution the first time.

Extensive
Resource
Library

Find archived presentations and videos, one-of-a-kind peer templates, and a wealth of data insights.

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Event Archives

Access resources and materials from previous events, presentations, articles, and more. Quickly get smart on the core topics you need to know to succeed in your role.

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Video Library

Explore our collection of video content from past events. This library is packed with knowledge and guaranteed to inspire personal and professional growth.

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Confidential Form Exchange

Don’t reinvent the wheel - leverage the battle-tested forms and sample documents shared by your peers. Can’t find what you need? Ask the community.

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Data & Surveys

Unlock access to coveted and previously unknown data, insights and emerging trends from across the tech ecosystem.

December 2022

Market and Macro Conditions: Hiring, Valuations, and Revenue

Given recent market turbulence, we gathered data on how our member companies are handling hiring / layoffs / cost cutting as well as an update on what we are seeing in terms of market valuations, and conversion rates and revenue trends.

June 2022

Annual CFO Compensation Survey

Compensation data is notoriously difficult to find for CFOs, particularly in the private markets. We're here to solve this information gap for the benefit of our members and their companies. We analyze comp across several variables including by company stage, number of employees, capital raised, geography, and years experience.

February 2022

Private Financing Market Conditions Flash Poll

Given recent public market turbulence, we conducted a flash poll of our members to gauge the downstream impact on the private financing market valuation, terms and overall conditions.

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Elaine Paul

Elaine Paul

Lyft
CFO

Elaine joined Lyft as Chief Financial Officer on January 3, 2022. At Lyft Elaine oversees all aspects of finance and accounting, treasury, investor relations, and M&A. Prior to joining Lyft, Elaine served as the CFO and VP, Finance for Amazon Studios and served in that role from July 2019 through December 2021. In her role as CFO of Amazon Studios, Elaine oversaw portfolio and financial planning for Amazon’s global slate of original film and television programming and studio operations, and she added Prime Video Marketing Finance to her responsibilities in September 2021. Her team included financial planning and analysis, strategy, business intelligence, data science and advanced analytics in addition to production finance.

Prior to joining Amazon, Elaine served as CFO of Hulu for six years from 2013-2019 during a time of pivotal change and disruption in the media and entertainment industry. In her role at Hulu, Elaine interfaced with Hulu’s Board of Directors on Hulu’s financial performance and all growth and investment opportunities, and she led Hulu’s financial planning and analysis, accounting, strategy and corporate development, and advanced analytics teams.

Before Hulu, Elaine worked at The Walt Disney Company for 19 years, most recently as SVP of Corporate Strategy, Business Development and Technology where she led various acquisitions, new business initiatives, and strategic investments domestically and internationally. Early in her career, Elaine spent summers as a Summer Associate at McKinsey & Company and as a Summer Financial Analyst at Morgan Stanley & Company.

Elaine holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics and History with Distinction from Stanford University. Elaine currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Marlborough, a school for girls in grades 7 through 12 in Los Angeles, California. Elaine is involved with the Scouts of America (formerly Boy Scouts of America), Las Madrinas which raises funds for Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, and she also chairs various fundraising efforts for Stanford University and Harvard Business School.

Elaine is married to Darren Seidel, and they have three children ages 18, 16, and 13. Elaine enjoys the outdoors, backpacking, hiking, skiing, stand up paddle surfing, running, and adventure travel.

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Elaine Paul

Lyft

CFO

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