Denise Sterling

Denise Sterling, Chief Financial Officer

Denise has over 25 years of experience in senior leadership positions in Finance. She has a strong background in leading corporate finance, including FP&A, finance business partners, accounting, financial reporting, financial systems, and building a strong control environment.

Prior to joining Core Scientific, Denise was at Oportun, Inc. where she was Senior Vice President, Finance, and FP&A, and, among her other responsibilities, she helped to take them public. Her experience includes 23 years with Visa, Inc. where she began her career as the Vice President of Global Tax. She held several roles during her tenure, including, Senior Vice President of FP&A, where she was involved in Visa’s initial public offering in 2008, Senior Vice President, Visa Europe Liaison, responsible for managing the relationship with Visa Europe ensuring interoperability for both the brand and technology, and finally, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management. Prior to joining Visa, Denise worked in public accounting.

Denise holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from San Francisco State University and a master’s degree in tax from Golden Gate University. She is a Certified Public Accountant.