SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SharesPost, the leading liquidity provider to the Private Technology Growth asset category, today announced that Carol Foster, who has more than 25 years of experience in financial services, has been named Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of SharesPost, Inc.
Foster will have responsibility for all financial matters and day-to-day operations of SharesPost and its subsidiaries. Foster will report to Founder and CEO Greg Brogger and is part of the firm’s executive management team.
“Carol Foster is a highly experienced executive whose leadership and industry knowledge will help SharesPost serve the late-stage, venture-backed ecosystem in the U.S. and abroad,” Brogger said. “Carol will be a key contributor to the executive management team, and her expertise will enable SharesPost to meet the growing needs of an asset category whose companies are now valued at more than $1 trillion.”
Foster has been an executive in leading investment banking and asset management firms and has deep experience in the alternative asset space. Prior to joining SharesPost, Foster was the Chief Financial Officer at PENSCO, a custodian of $15 billion in alternative assets. Foster has held positions at Pantheon Ventures, Calera Capital, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and Accenture. Foster has an MBA from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Methodist University.
About SharesPost, Inc.
SharesPost helped launch the private tech growth market in 2009 and continues to lead and innovate in the space. Based in Silicon Valley, SharesPost is an SEC-registered broker-dealer, investment advisor and Alternative Trading System. SharesPost has also built one of the largest and most active platform for data, analysis and transactions. With nearly $3 billion in closed transactions for more than 180 leading technology companies, SharesPost provides shareholders and buyers with the trading, research and online tools to transact in the private market with confidence. For more information, please visit sharespost.com.