Former VP, Finance
Michael Kaplan brings over 20 years of senior level finance experience, primarily with publicly traded companies. He has led teams at both corporate and division levels ranging in size from start-up to over $1.5B in revenue. In addition, he has been involved with over 10 mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, as well as capital raises including public debt and bank lines. His roles include both domestic and international assignments including Vice President, Finance at Activision Blizzard and Vivendi Universal as well as Treasury while at THQ Inc. Michael’s accounting roles have included Assistant Controller of a division of Vivendi Universal. In addition to Finance, Michael also has a strong background in strategy and as a business operator. He has helped to drive expansion in several industries and market segments including: consumer package, entertainment, software, and digital media. The strategic impact of his work included helping grow a digital business from $100M to $1B in annual revenue over 3 years while at Activision Blizzard.