Hoshi Printer, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, brings more than four decades of impressive financial and general management to Autobytel Inc. Printer’s experience spans a wide range of high-tech industries, and his expertise includes improving overall operational effectiveness, building and restructuring organizations, and profit management.
Prior to joining Autobytel in January 1999 as CFO, Printer served as CFO and Vice President of Finance and Administration for Peerless Systems Corporation, an industry leader in embedded imaging systems. Printer has also held the CFO post at a number of other high-tech companies, including Neuron Data, developers of high-end, client-server, object- and web-oriented tools; Soane Technologies, an ophthalmic and bioscience business; and Catalytica, developers of pioneering environmental technology. Printer began his career at Xerox Corporation, where he spent 17 years, the last six as Vice President of Finance. Printer has taken three technology companies public.
As testament to his sound financial and organizational skills, Printer was invited by President Carter to the White House as a Cash Management consultant, where he helped to save the U.S. Treasury $40 million by increasing cash flow at two government agencies. Most recently, Printer was elected Vice President of the Southern California Software Council.
Printer’s academic credentials include a B.S. in both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Business School. He is a Vietnam veteran and served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
Printer lives with his wife in Newport Coast.
For more information contact Ola Carr at: (657) 278-2566.