Meet The Team
A Design Lead Certified Planning & Essbase architect who has personally worked on more than 50 Planning and Essbase implementations. Alex also has experience with a number of tier-1 EPM software products that give him a unique expertise with both relational and OLAP data structures. Alex is a graduate of Trinity College (Hartford, CT) with a Bachelor's degree in History. Alex has over 15 years experience in financial software systems. He is the Sr. Partner of MindStream Analytics, a Boston based consulting and managed services firm specializing in enterprise performance management and BI analytic solutions to customers that include American Medical Association, Bayer Corporation, Boston Scientific, Chiquita Brands, ING Direct, Glaxo SmithKline, Monster Worldwide, Sara Lee, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon. Prior to founding MindStream, Alex was a Managing Director at Pinnacle Group Worldwide and a Senior Consultant at ISA Consulting. He is currently the OAUG Essbase SIG Domain Lead.
Andy brings more than 25 years of experience in Performance Management and technology solutions. He has led over 200 successful engagements at world class customers such as AT&T, Bristol Myers Squibb, CBS, Cisco, J.P. Morgan Chase, Merck, Pfizer, and Verizon. Prior to joining MindStream Analytics, Andy was the President of the OAUG Hyperion SIG, and the former CEO of Pinnacle Group Worldwide which he founded in 1995. He has previously held positions at Hyperion Solutions and Control Data Corporation. Andy holds a B.A. in Accounting and Information Systems from Pace University in New York and has been a speaker at numerous Oracle / Hyperion and Financial Reporting conferences.
Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Lisa has over 15 years experience working at Infor Global Solutions selling and implementing complex solutions for Fortune 1000 companies. Her roles there have included Vice President - North America Sales, Senior Account Executive and Senior Consulting Manager. In these roles, her responsibilities included training top selling direct/indirect/channel sales teams, designing and executing business development strategies and creating long term road maps for systems processes. Lisa was also responsible for creating sales enablement tools and for implementing global sales processes.
Lisa holds a BS in Business Management and Administration at Southern Methodist University in Dallas TX, Lisa has received education from Jack Welch University - Winning Leadership and is professionally certified as a Business Intelligence Professional and Project Management Professional.
Partner, Sales and Marketing
Dynamic sales strategist with a 25 year history of accomplishing objectives and leading companies to succeed in highly competitive markets. Mark has lead sales teams on a regional, national and global basis throughout his career. He is a graduate of Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA) with a B.A. for a double major in Economics and English. He is the Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing for MindStream Analytics. Prior to MindStream, Mark led sales for Pinnacle Group Worldwide for 6 years. During that time, he developed expertise in software, consulting services, and managed services sales. Mark was also responsible for Brand development and Channel partner relationship development. Prior to that, he held positions of increasing responsibility in both Sales and Operations for Georgia Pacific Corporation, Graphic Packaging International and James River Corporation.
Partner, EVP Consulting Services
Business management professional with a strong focus in EPM/Web consulting and project management. Personally managed and/or implemented dozens of Financial Consolidation, Planning, and Reporting solutions. Managed successful Software Selection engagements with a focus on EPM/BI solutions. Seth is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance. He has also received an MBA in Finance from Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts. Seth is the Executive Vice President of Consulting Services for MindStream Analytics. Seth has over 18 years experience in consulting, application design and project management in financial software systems. Prior to joining MindStream, Seth was the EPM Practice Lead at Pinnacle Group Worldwide, a Senior Manager for IBM Global Business Services, and a Senior Consulting and Design Lead for Hyperion Solutions Corporation. In addition to his other areas of expertise, Seth is also a Certified Treasury Professional.