Interim CFO services for businesses from idea to high growth revenue stage.

Douglas Schiller is a highly creative and technically proficient Columbia University MBA who has dedicated his career to taking businesses to the next level of finance, operations, and product development.  He serves as an interim CFO at companies that are trying to attract a liquidity event from institutional investors that expect comprehensive due diligence. 

Services typically include:

  • Upgrade accounting, databases, and reporting.
  • Identify technologies to reduce costs and streamline operations.
  • Discern product, revenue and acquisition opportunities
  • Close transactions
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Accounting Applications expertise include NetSuite, QuickBooks, and Intacct. Mr. Schiller has migrated companys' accounting systems to and from all of above.

Technology skills include basics like Microsoft Office and Google's G Suite, but are much deeper. Mr. Schiller has expertise in Excel, PowerQuery, PowerPivot, DAX, Power BI, VBA, JavaScript, jQuery, datatables.net, MySQL, XBRL, and more. Has been a programmer for almost 40 years. Wrote Z-80 assembler game in High School; sold Basic version to magazine (click here to see "Cleanup")

Founder of PowerSheet.ai Company provides completely unique SaaS software to organizations to simplify reporting and clean data to provide clear, AI-driven, Business Intelligence (BI) PowerSheet.ai

Founder of ExcelPatterns.com Website that explains innovative uses of Defined Names in Excel that makes it much easier to manage. ExcelPatterns.com

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Doug's financial planning and management skills were impeccable during the upfront analysis and closing process of the commercial line of credit between our two firms. He is both detail oriented as well as able to discuss high level strategic and financial planning. Five Stars.

Chris Erro, Senior Director | Ally Technology Finance Bank

His ability to make sense out of our data, plan and forecast is just extraordinary.  Doug has helped innovate, execute and move the company forward.

David Pedowitz, Senior Data Engineer at Netflix.

Is not only an idea man, but he is someone who really knows business. He is trustworthy and always gives 100%

Jared Reitzin, CEO at mobileStorm Inc.

There is no one I trust in my business life like I do Doug

Jonathan Schreiber, BD at ThisNext, BD at Pipl.com, BOD at mobileStorm

Doug Schiller never fails to deliver results on time and on budget.  Doug charged 20% less than Tatum and accomplished 200% more. 

Scott Arey, Chief Financial Officer at Gearbox Software

Managed to get over every hurdle due to his ability to multitask and stay calm under pressure. For the first time ever, we are able to clearly see how each division of our company is doing.

Sasha Edwards, Finance Mgr, Track Entertainment

Doug came into a company that hadn't had a real CFO for years, and addressed an impressive range of issues. Doug's work resulted in a company that is better able to manage its financial information. 

Patrick McNamara, Counsel, Rubin Bailin Ortoli

Extensive experience handling financial and related matters for technology companies

Randy Socol, Partner at DLA Piper US LLP

Most creative CFO that I have ever had a pleasure to work with, both technically and financially.

Reza Miremadi , Director Of Engineering at AeroVironment

Imaginative thinker. Hard worker. A great asset to any team

Riley Russell, Sr. Vice President Corporate Development & Chief Legal Officer at Sony Computer Entertainment America

Consummate professional, and a wonderful and patient teacher. Proven to be a wonderful leader.

Debra Welan, Controller at Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP

He took loosely assembled groups of data sets from multiple proprietary and extremely limited systems in our organization and turned it into a unified, clear and meaningful management system. Doug gets data, but more importantly Doug gets managing a business. Doug is a tireless worker, supremely confident, and upbeat and fun to work with a genuine diamond, but already polished.

Ric Hattabaugh, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing at mobileStorm

Passionate and a hard worker -- a natural fit for any early start-ups, esp. when you need executives who can wear many hats.

Yen Pham, President at Link4 Corporation

Operational Side

I’ve had the fortune of working closely with Doug over the last 3 months. He is a dedicated professional that is pleasant to work with and brings a wealth of financial expertise to the table. Most importantly I am impressed with Doug’s integrity and ethics, he is not afraid to challenge and ask questions. I would recommend Doug to any entrepreneurial company looking for both financial systems and strategic financial support.

Jeff Howard, Director of Manufacturing at Optum Energy Solutions

Always brought out the best in me

Jan Bass, Creative Director at ODEM.IO

It's refreshing to work with someone who gets technology, yet also understands the business side of things.

Dennis Yu, Secret weapon of 7 figure founders, CEO of BlitzMetrics

Combination of finance/accounting knowledge, DIY programming skills, strategic thinking, and general liability makes him a solid asset for any company

Cody Winn, Director, Mobile & Platforms at TED Conferences

Skilled leader who provides clear direction on how to achieve common goals ... extremely true to his word

Satori Canton, Senior Software Developer at Mindjolt

Consistently stepped up to the plate to brainstorm, offer product guidance, keep us focused, and do it with a smile - all amazing feats during this busy time!

AJ Peralta, Executive Vice President, Client & Product at NXTM

Rare individual who can efficiently handle a wide variety of projects across a broad spectrum of discipline .. and make it look effortless

Richard Miles, Chief Strategist at KickStartGrowth

Rare technology executive who can switch from overseeing engineers to accomplishing tactical functions in finance and administration with ease

Josh Warner, President, Feed Company

Great passion for renewable energy, Web site development and business.

David Kates, Reporter/Blogger at AlternativeEnergy.com

Very capable and has a great grasp of sustainability and energy. he is open, honest and forthrite ... trust him implicitly

Lindsay Leveen, Lytics CMC Lead at Genentech

Doug is that guy who bring great ideas into outstanding reality

Shavkat Karimov, Principal Program Manager - Windows Community at Microsoft

Opened up new vistas for people to share energy technology

Vin Beazel, Moderador del Radio Aprendizajes