Mike Goss is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Sotheby’s. Prior to joining Sotheby’s in 2016, Mike was with Bain Capital for fifteen years in various senior managerial capacities including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure in these roles, Bain Capital grew from $10 billion to $70 billion in assets under management, its number of global offices grew from four to nine, and its worldwide headcount grew from 200 to 940.
Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mike was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Digitas Inc., a worldwide digital media firm which he helped take public on behalf of its private equity backers. Between 1994 and 1999, Mike was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and a member of the board of directors of Playtex Products, Inc.
Mike graduated from Kansas State University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science Magna Cum Laude in economics. While at K-State, he was a member of the Men’s Tennis Team and played for Coach Steve Snodgrass, Founder and CEO of Snodgrass Partners. In 1996, he graduated from the Harvard Business School with a Masters of Business Administration with Distinction. He is member of the Board of Directors of Platform Specialty Products and The International Tennis Hall of Fame, where he has been elected to serve as Chairman from 2019-2021. He resides in Westport, Connecticut and New York City. He is married to his wife, Becky, and has two grown daughters, Emma and Lucy.