Blake is the VP of Finance at High Alpha, a venture studio that conceives, launches and scales enterprise cloud startups. As part of High Alpha’s model, Blake serves as the first CFO for many of High Alpha's early-stage portfolio companies and has a deep background in SaaS finance and business strategy. Blake’s background also includes finance and operations roles at ExactTarget, Salesforce, and hc1.com.
One thing that’s almost sure to be true about a financial model is that it’s going to be wrong. In the best case, it’s wrong because