Jeff Balaguras

Independent Advisor


Jeff Balaguras is a seasoned finance professional with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has had a successful career at high-profile companies such as Snowflake and OpenDNS. At Snowflake, Jeff served as the VP of Finance and was the first finance hire for the company. He played a key role in overseeing the growth of annual recurring revenue from zero to $100 million, establishing Snowflake as a leading player in the industry.

During his time at OpenDNS, Jeff was the first full-time finance hire and was integral in helping transform the company from an advertising model to a SaaS model, leveraging his financial expertise and technological insights. Jeff brings a unique blend of financial acumen and technological expertise to his advisory roles. He understands the challenges entrepreneurs face in financial planning, risk management, and securing funding. His ability to analyze complex financial data and develop practical solutions has helped numerous start-ups achieve sustainable growth.