Executive Advisor | Riverwood Capital
Chief Financial Officer | CircleCI
Former Vice President of Finance | RetailNext
Chitra Balasubramanian is an Executive Advisor to Riverwood Capital where she serves as a part-time consultant for the firm and its portfolio. She is also Chief Financial Officer at CircleCI, where she is responsible for overseeing the organization’s Finance and People functions. Chitra has been a key partner to the CEO across multiple rounds of fundraising, having raised nearly $200m in capital from leading investment firms. Prior to CircleCI, Chitra most recently led strategy and global financial operations for RetailNext, the leader in comprehensive in-store analytics. Prior to RetailNext, Chitra has held leadership roles at BlackHawk Network in its Financial Planning and Analysis team and has been a technology investment banker at Lehman Brothers.
Chitra currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Computer History Museum, where she is also a member of the Finance Committee. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where she was President of the Investment Finance Association.