Rimini Street, a third-party maintenance and support provider for enterprise software company, has appointed Ed Schaffer as chief financial officer. He brings over 25 years of proven finance and executive management experience to the company, with demonstrated success across financial operations, strategic planning, fundraising and business growth. Schaffer will oversee Rimini Street’s financial strategy, including corporate finance, accounting and investor relations, and will report to chief executive officer (CEO) Seth Ravin.
Schaffer most recently served as vice president of business operations at Monster Worldwide’s internet advertising unit where he led operational performance and financial activities. Prior to this, he was vice president of finance and marketplace operations at oDesk, where he engaged in multiple capacities, including finance, sales and customer account management and product management.
Previously, Schaffer was general manager, Intuit developer network for Intuit. In this role he had full profit and loss (P&L) responsibility for this business unit focused on third-party solutions for QuickBooks and other business products for Intuit’s small business customers. Schaffer received an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and a BA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania.
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