As a serial start-up CFO, I find that each new company has unique challenges, but it's uncanny how familiar patterns start to emerge. And, as my husband will tell you (while rolling his eyes) my most favorite refrain is: "efficiency in all things." What have the highlights and challenges been during your tenure at Skout?
Patter recognition is key to bringing my best game to Skout. I don't - getting it all done may seem like magic, but it's really about placing one foot in front of the other. Easily the greatest highlight is the smart and talented staff of Skout.
Portia Kersten is the Chief Financial Officer of Skout, the largest global platform for meeting new people.This enabled me to aspire to greater things, and indeed, most of my childhood role models were people who had fought the odds or outwitted the powers that be.Charles Dickens and his characters, especially those who made things happen in the world, were my favorites.Launched in the beginning of 2009, the San Francisco, Calif.-based company was one of the first dating apps to emphasize location.After signing up for the service, the app shows you other Skout users nearby and lets you browse their profiles, send messages and chat with them.SKOUT is the developer of a location-based social networking and dating application and website.