Jeff Epstein


Jeff Epstein

Lecturer in Management


Jeff Epstein, lecturer in management, is an operating partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, where he leads the CFO Advisory. He is the former executive vice president and chief financial officer of Oracle. Prior to joining Oracle, Epstein served as CFO of several public and private companies, including DoubleClick, King World Productions, and Nielsen’s Media Measurement and Information Group. He specializes in B2B software, marketplaces, and artificial intelligence software. Epstein holds an MBA from Stanford GSB and teaches a class on CFO leadership with Robin Washington.

Academic Degrees

  • MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 1979
  • BA in Economics & Political Science, Yale College, 1977

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2021–22
  • Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Engineering, 2014–22

Professional Experience

  • Operating Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners, 2011–present
  • Board of Directors, Okta, 2021–present
  • Board of Directors, Poshmark, 2018–present
  • Board of Directors, Twilio, 2017–present
  • Board of Directors, Kaiser Permanente, 2013–present
  • Board of Directors, Shutterstock, 2012–present
  • Board of Directors, Booking Holdings, 2003–19
  • Chief Financial Officer, Oracle, 2008–11

Awards and Honors

  • Arjay Miller Scholarship, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 1979

Stanford University Affiliations

  • Lecturer Stanford Graduate School of Engineering 2014–present