Leaders of Growth
Leaders of Growth
Aug 25, 2021
#6 - Herbert Sablotny on Finance and strategy
Play • 25 min

Herbert Sablotny is the current CFO at Beekeeper. Herbert was also formerly CFO and MD at SPARK networks, where he was involved with leading the company to IPO on the NYSE. 

In today's episode of Leaders of Growth, Herbert Sablotny discusses the role and evolution of the finance function within a startup, as well as general and strategic scaling challenges. 

Discussion topics:
0:50: background
2:30: The role and evolution of finance in a startup
6:11: General challenges in scaling
10:00: How to keep alignment between overall goals and department goals
13:20: Trade-offs between efficiency and growth
17:50: Early stage strategic challenges 
20:00: Organizational design

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