Chad Mello

Chad has over 11 years of experience across a variety of technical areas as well as with the implementation of several accounting systems, specifically around the automation of revenue recognition and ASC 606. Chad advises clients on a variety of complex accounting matters particularly related to revenue recognition and share-based compensation.

Brian Bruning

Brian is a part of Aptitude RevStream’s Professional Services team and brings over 18 years of experience in ERP implementations and project management. As the lead in our Activision implementation of RevStream, he has great insight and expertise within the Interactive Entertainment industry’s complex revenue recognition processes. Prior to joining RevStream he worked for Ernst & Young, small boutique firms, and as an independent consultant. Brian has both a B.A. and M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Loyola Marymount University.

Anuj Pandey

Anuj is a Director within the KPMG Advisory practice with over 12 years of experience primarily focusing on Finance Transformation programs. Over the last 5 years, he has led multiple revenue recognition projects, ranging from design and execution of complex business process changes to large-scale technology implementations, working with cross-functional teams across many industries including telecommunications, software, and manufacturing.

Anuj is the co-author of KPMG’s revenue recognition transformation methodology and has helped companies in the U.S. and internationally implement solutions to adopt the new regulatory standards, while helping finance and accounting organizations be better prepared to tackle rapidly changing business and regulatory landscapes.

Jay Franklin

Jay is currently the Director of Revenue & Cost Accounting at Sprint and has been with Sprint for over 21 years.  During his Sprint tenure, Jay has led a variety of teams including network inventory, revenue and cost accounting, revenue assurance, and commission operations. Previously, Jay had responsibility for revenue and cost accounting and merchandising at Payless ShoeSource. Over his career, Jay specialized in automation of accounting processes and reporting activity. The new revenue recognition standard provides a complex challenge that encompasses complete automation of the revenue accounting process. Sprint’s implementation of Aptitude Software includes leasing, installment billing, and subsidy type transactions coupled with extremely large volumes of transactional data.