Strategic Finance Operating Partner
Eddie Ackerman is currently the Strategic Finance Operating Partner at Thomvest Ventures. In this role, he functions as both the primary financial thought partner for the firm's portfolio companies and the driving force behind fund data aggregation and analysis.
Before joining Thomvest, Eddie held the position of Head of Finance at Styra, a Series B cloud-native authorization startup. There, he handled a diverse set of responsibilities such as financial planning and reporting, cash flow management, budgeting, cross-organizational data analysis, pricing strategy, and product-led growth lead discovery. Prior to his tenure at Styra, Eddie served as the Head of Financial Analysis at Thomvest, where he was responsible for portfolio company financial analysis, quarterly business reviews, support for new and existing investments, and thought leadership within the venture finance sector.
In his earlier career, Eddie worked at Encino on the Strategic & Corporate Finance team (he joined on as employee #7). He led financial acquisition analysis, corporate forecasting, and financial LP reporting. Eddie began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Deutsche Bank, focusing on mergers and acquisitions for exploration and production companies. He earned a BBA with High Honors in Finance and Accounting from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas and holds an MBA from Stanford University.