Yatin Mody is a seasoned professional with 30 years of financial and operating experience in the technology and media industries, on both the public and private side. Yatin has significant experience in the area of mergers and acquisitions having been personally responsible for closing 25 merger transactions on the buy and sell side. These mergers have included private and public deals, cross-border transactions and divestitures/acquisitions of businesses within companies.
Over the past ten years, Yatin has functioned as the CFO of multiple venture-backed technology companies. During that period he successfully executed several venture and private-equity financings, and also advised and assisted four privately held companies in their sale to larger acquirers. Additionally, as CFO, Yatin took ownership of several non-financial roles including sales operations, human resources, facilities and operations. He is experienced in working with teams based in India and the intricacies involved in doing business there.
Prior to that, Yatin was the CFO of Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation, a publicly traded semiconductor device manufacturer, where he served in various positions for over 14 years. He was part of the management team that saw the company’s revenues grow from $25m to $450m. While at Vitesse, Yatin was the lead executive responsible for M&A activities, and during his tenure negotiated, structured and closed 17 such transactions. He also participated in three significant equity and debt offerings and had primary responsibility in closing a $100m convertible debt issuance. Yatin was also part of the investor relations team and spent a significant amount of his time working with research analysts, attending investor meetings and presenting at conferences.
Before joining Vitesse, he spent over 5 years at Deloitte & Touche, most recently as an audit manager.
Yatin received an MBA degree from the University of California at Los Angeles and a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India.