The Team

We are Accounting, Operations, and Software industry veterans with public and private accounting expertise and experience re-designing and configuring hundreds of Client software-based solutions

Who We Are

Catalyst180, an Incubator Finance business, is a Southern California-based Financial-Operations transformation consulting firm. We guide and enable dynamic and growing companies that are challenged by poor visibility to gain control and visibility for the information they need to operate their business.

Our clients rely on us for the experience and expertise to guide them as they transform their accounting and back-office operations to increase efficiency and flexibility as a catalyst for growth.

Management Team

Paul Van Den Berg, CEO

Paul is a software industry vet who has figured out how to overcome the challenges of successfully applying software and services for Client success.

He started his career in the Australian Army Engineers where he earned his Degree in Computer Science.

Paul has started, rolled up and IPO-ed software and SaaS companies and more recently did a nine year stint with his longtime nemesis IBM Software when he was acquired.

Today, Paul’s work with his former CFO, and now partner, Jim has rekindled his passion for working with growing and transforming businesses.  Paul spends his spare time mountain biking, sailing and adventure travel to explore ancient civilizations.

Jim French, Founder and CFO

Jim is a CPA, serial CFO and an experienced professional services leader with a unique insight to the operational and financial information flow of business.

He started his career as an auditor with Deloitte and transitioned into professional services for different software companies, industries and software categories.

Jim spends his spare time with his young family – sports, hiking and camping.

Request a Free Evaluation of your Financial Operations Maturity

This free Evaluation is a 20 minute discussion with a FinOps architect that will identify the issues and your options for automating and streamlining your audit-to-cash, procure-to-pay and the timely visibility for your business.

Contact Us

Phone: (949) 556-3699

Email: Paul@Catalyst180.com

Head Office: 29122 Rancho Viejo Rd, Suite 210 San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

About Catalyst180

Catalyst180 provides Financial-Operations transformation services to Software, High-tech and Professional Services companies. We guide growing companies that are challenged by poor visibility to the information they need to operate their business.

Our clients rely on us for the experience and expertise to guide them as they transform their accounting and back-office operations to increase efficiency and flexibility as a catalyst for growth.