Cindy leads the Planning, Essbase, and BI practice at Finit Solutions, a consulting firm specializing in the Hyperion suite of products. She is a seasoned professional who has been delivering performance management solutions for over thirty years, using the Hyperion suite for the last sixteen years, SQL databases, and Nomad. Cindy is a Certified Implementation Specialist for Essbase, Planning, HFM, and DRM. Prior to joining Finit, she had her own consulting practice and also spent some time at a large, global financial services organization leading the Hyperion Center of Excellence. Not only does she architect solutions while leading large projects and teams, but Cindy continues to be technically hands-on with all of the software she has encountered over the years. She very successfully bridges the functional with the technical. Cindy has presented at Kscope, delivered several webinars, written articles, mentored clients and consultants, and delivered training on four continents.