Prathima Murthy is the Controller at Altimeter Group where she handles all aspects of finance and oversees Human Resources. She is a finance professional with more than 12 years of experience working with small startups in various technology fields. Prathima was previously a consultant with Kranz & Associates, where she worked with technology startups, prior to which she was the Director of Finance & HR at W&W Communications. She has a degree in Accounting from the California State University, Hayward.Prathima enjoys reading fiction and hiking and biking with her family. In her spare time, you can find her volunteering at a free clinic and at a shelter for families in transition.