Kevin J. Birtchnell has over twenty-five years of international finance and accounting experience. Kevin has extensive industry knowledge of corporate and financial management, of public and private equity and debt financing transactions, of mergers and acquisitions and of business development, most notably within the high technology start-up businesses.
Kevin currently operates as an independent consultant and board member for numerous businesses. Kevin was a professor of accounting and finance, and the director of an educational initiative at Golden Gate University in San Francisco, CA. Additionally, Kevin was called upon to offer expert technical advice in various legal and governmental hearings.
Previously, Kevin was the Chief Financial Officer to both private and public companies including: Nanomix Corporation, Xenogen Corporation, DIVA Communications and Somatix Therapy Corporation. Kevin qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and trained with Arthur Andersen & Co., in London and with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in San Jose, CA. Kevin is a graduate of London University, England.