Gary Cokins is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, and author in advanced cost management and enterprise performance management systems. He is the founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC at www.garycokins.com . Gary began his career in industry with a Fortune 100 company in CFO and operations roles. He then worked 15 years in consulting with Deloitte, KPMG, and EDS (now part of HP). His last 16 years were with SAS, a global leader in business analytics software. Gary is a graduate of Cornell (industrial engineering) and Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management (MBA). The most recent of Gary's six books is Performance Management – Integrating Strategy Execution, Methodologies, Risk, and Analytics.