As chief financial officer for Cupertino Electric, William “Bill” Slakey drives the company’s financial strategy and oversees the risk management and finance organizations. Slakey joined Cupertino Electric in 2015 after having served as CFO for several private and publicly-traded technology companies with stringent financial processes and strong financial results.
Prior to joining Cupertino Electric, Slakey held the position of executive vice president and CFO at Echelon Corporation and before that served as executive vice president and CFO at LiveOps, a private Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and crowdsourcing business. Slakey has also held CFO roles at several NASDAQ-listed technology firms, including Extreme Networks and Handspring, and successful private companies including Snaptrack, Inc. Previously he held financial management and investor relations roles at Apple and 3Com.
Slakey holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree in Economics from University of California, Berkeley. He is on the Board of Directors at Lighthouse Bank, where he is chairman of the audit committee.