John Karnes

Englewood, Colorado

Chief Financial Officer, Vertafore, Inc

Experience at:
Vertafore, Inc, SambaSafety (Transitional role), Alert Logic, Inc (Sale process in 2017)

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    John Karnes
    Where I've Worked
    Vertafore, Inc logo

    2018 – 2020

    Chief Financial Officer

    Vertafore, Inc

    Jan 2017 – 2018

    Chief Financial Officer CFO

    SambaSafety (Transitional role)

    2016 – 2017

    Chief Financial Officer

    Alert Logic, Inc (Sale process in 2017)

    2011 – 2013

    Chief Financial Officer

    KiOR, INC (Restructured/acquired in 2013)

    2010 – 2011

    Principal and Chief Financial Officer

    Highland Oil & Gas, LLC (Acquired in 2011)
    Mariner Energy, Inc logo

    2006 – 2010

    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Mariner Energy, Inc

    2002 – 2005

    Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

    Houston Exploration Company (Acquired in 2005)

    2000 – 2001

    Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

    Cybercash, Inc (Acquired in 2001)

    1998 – 1999

    Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

    Snyder Oil Corporation (Acquired in 1999)

    1996 – 1997

    Senior Vice President - Finance, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

    Pillowtex Corporation (Acquired in 1997)
    Apache Corporation logo

    1991 – 1995

    General Counsel

    Apache Corporation

    1987 – 1991

    Corporate and Finance Attorney

    Kirkland & Ellis
    Where I've Studied

    In Progress

    J.D., Southwestern Law Journal

    Southern Methodist University School of Law


    BA, Accounting

    University of Texas at Austin

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    Veteran, High-impact CFO/General Counsel for Pre-IPO, Public and VC/PE Companies in SaaS, energy, ma

    20+ years CFO / General Counsel Startups to $5+ billion NYSE public companies Industries: SaaS, Fintech, oil & gas, cyber security, payments, and renewables $20+ billion in IPOs, VC & PE finance, and M&A Will relocate Competitive cyclist


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