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. Andy is also a Mentor and Investor with BoomStartup and VentureCapital.org
Sales & Marketing
Lee Anne Spencer is a sales and strategy expert with over 20
years experience in performance management and business
intelligence solutions. As MindStream’s Vice President
of Sales & Marketing, she leads the team that creates
industry vision and oversees all aspects of client
relationships. Lee Anne was previously the founder and
CEO of Global View Analytics and the co-founder of TopDown
Consulting, where she developed proven methodologies and
best practices to help companies realize the maximum return
on their software investments. Throughout her career
at Hyperion Solutions, Walker Interactive, and McCormack &
Dodge, Lee Anne has established a reputation for achieving
excellence and consistent revenue growth.
Vice President Financial Close and Reporting
Seth Landau, Vice President of Consulting Services /
Financial Close and Partner of MindStream Analytics, LLC,
has over twenty years of successful experience in financial
consulting and process improvement, application design,
project and operational management. Seth has completed a
wide variety of projects providing process and technical
design, implementation, and project management expertise for
the Banking and Financial Services, Consumer Products,
Education, Healthcare, High-Tech, Manufacturing, Medical,
Telecommunication, and Transportation industries. Prior to
joining MindStream, Seth served as Practice Lead for
Enterprise Performance Management for TITAN Technology
Partners and Pinnacle Group Worldwide, Senior Managing
Consultant – Global Business Services at IBM, and Lead
Consultant/Design Expert for Hyperion Solutions
Corporation. Seth has also provided expertise in
operational (Accounting and Treasury) roles with NCR
Corporation and United Asset Management Corporation. Mr.
Landau received a B.S. in Business Administration, Finance
from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an M.B.A.
Finance from the Olin School of Business, Babson College.
Seth is also a Certified Treasury Professional.
Director, Managed Services
Scott has over 10 years of enterprise
performance management (EPM) software product experience.
Scott helps companies develop and implement application
maintenance procedures, optimize application performance,
and resolve application and system related issues. He has
implemented performance management solutions at University
of Pennsylvania, Boston Scientific, GlaxoSmithKline, Stanley
Black & Decker, and Brookfield Asset Management.
Prior to joining MindStream Analytics, Scott worked at Ernst
& Young and ClearPoint Metrics in consulting roles. Scott
has a Bachelors of Science from Syracuse University in
Accounting, Finance, and Economics. Scott brings both
technical and functional knowledge to implement pragmatic
solutions for our customers.
Director, Financial Planning & Analysis Practice
Tommy has more than 14 years experience serving
clients with a balance of technical and functional expertise
in enterprise performance management disciplines, business
intelligence and supporting technology, automation and
process efficiencies. Prior to joining MindStream, Tommy
worked for Huron Consulting, ADI Strategies, and with a
Fortune 500 retailer in HR/Payroll applications and
subsequently led IT support functions related to EPM
solutions (10 years). He also led IT support for the
leading inpatient rehabilitation hospital provider in the
US, working directly with all aspects of the business to
provide feature rich functionality from EPM applications to
include budgeting, forecasting and reporting/analysis.
+Through his experience and knowledge working to solve
client business problems, Tommy has developed the keen
ability to approach opportunities holistically with a focus
on leading practice, optimized process and supporting
technology that enables flexibility, stability, usability,
and ease of support. Tommy has a Bachelors of
Computer Information Systems from the University of
Director of Data Insights
Cuong has over 7 years of enterprise performance
management (EPM) software product experience, and over 9
years providing business modeling solutions. Cuong helps
companies identify and resolve financial reporting issues,
as well as generating innovative methods to improve their
results. Prior to joining MindStream Analytics, Cuong worked
at IBM Europe and IBM US for the Global Business Services
group. Cuong has a
Bachelors of Science from Charles University in Prague, and
a Masters in Economics from Hunter College. Cuong knows
five languages and is a featured speaker at technology and
financial conferences across North America.