Elias N Nader has over 25 years of experience in Finance and Accounting and is a versatile, high-energy Finance executive who leads companies through change and challenge to profitable growth. Strategic problem-solver who envisions smart solutions and executes with urgency across all levels of the organization. Hands-on leader complimented by diverse talents in technology, project management and leadership. Outstanding strategist who is able to deliver efficiencies and enhancements in highly competitive business markets. Skilled in negotiating partnerships and alliances with a keen ability to forecast industry trends and capture opportunities. Experienced in transforming and growing technology start-ups to global businesses, building financially sophisticated teams as well as ERP systems, creating transparent communication from the Management levels to the Boardroom and to the Shareholders.
Before joining GigCapital, Mr. Nader was the interim President and CEO of Sigma Designs, Inc. as well as its Chief Financial Officer and also serves as a Board Member of Sigma Designs, Inc., serves as an Advisory Board member of Bottles Waiting, a Private Company, and served as an Audit Committee Member of the Board of Directors of YuMe, Inc., from 2016-2018. Previous to that, Mr. Nader was the Chief Financial Officer for Imperial Holding, based in Europe and the Middle East and he held numerous senior executive roles in a number of Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Nader is a graduate of San Jose State University.