After relocating from his native Norway to Silicon Valley 16 years ago, Stig Haavardtun now serves as an Assurance Partner for PwC in the San Jose office. He is known as the Partner who works to help public companies cope with regulatory or business changes in accounting. As one of the few professionals who can take an accounting change from the initial technical accounting analysis through the implementation of the process, Stig also assists in putting a system in place to operationalize the change. He is a Revenue Recognition Specialist and has assisted more than 10 companies to adopt the new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606). Stig is a licensed CPA in California and has both bachelor and graduate degrees from the Norwegian School of Economics.