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Shagun Malhotra, INTP

Founder

Product and Technology

Shagun is the visionary behind the product and user experience. A CPA, CIA and an experienced auditor and process consultant, she designed ART for accountants. Having gone through the broken and inefficient process various times over, she believed there was a more efficient and user friendly way to do reconciliations. Being process focused, Shagun injected process within ART to deliver a product that is highly integrated and process centric. Shagun started her career in public accounting and has worked in Fortune 100 companies such as Marriott and Freddie Mac. Her work focused primarily on internal controls and risk mitigation in both, the international and domestic arenas. She has been a speaker for Fast Trac – a Kauffman Foundation program and is very passionate about entrepreneurship.

Nancy Wu

Nancy leads sales for SkyStem in the United States. Prior to joining SkyStem, she was a Senior Manager at Protiviti. As part of the Finance Accounting and Excellence practice at Protiviti, Nancy served on numerous global accounts, including AIG, BP and Accenture. Throughout her career, she focused primarily on process transformation initiatives in the Finance office. Nancy is an internationally published author. She is also the author of Back Office Mechanics, a blog dedicated to transforming Finance through small ideas.

Nancy has a B.S. and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Cliff Gray

Cliff has always been passionate about technology from the time he was young and wrote his first program at age 12. He brings over 15 years of professional technology, management and architecture experience to SkyStem. He believes in using technology to create accessible and user-friendly experiences for consumers. Before joining SkyStem he worked for the world’s leading provider of technology-enabled human capital management (HCM) solutions, including time and attendance and payment and compliance solutions. He is excited about building new ways to make it easier for end users to solve their business needs using Cloud based software. Cliff obtained his Bachelors and Master’s degrees from Rutgers University.

Vinay Khandelwal

Vinay is responsible for the upkeep and building of SkyStem’s product. He has been a part of the ART product since the early days of the product. He has 12+ years of experience in product development, application development and delivery management. He provides leadership, motivation and strategic direction to a multifaceted team. He is proficient in Agile methodologies, Software as a service (SaaS) and Design Patterns (MVVM, MVC, MVP, Singleton, Factory, Abstract Factory). Prior to working at SkyStem, Vinay worked at a software development company working on a variety of products and clients. He has a Masters in Software Engineering from Indira Gandhi National Open University.

Jennifer Stein

Jennifer Stein is part of our Customer Happiness team. Throughout her career, she has worked with preparing, reviewing and automating reconciliations. She has held various positions in public accounting and corporate environments, most recently as Controller for a software company. Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Towson University and she is a licensed CPA and CGMA in the State of Maryland. She volunteers on the finance committee and the Board of Directors for a large non-profit organization in Baltimore and enjoys advocating for animal rescues in her spare time.

Mabel Espinal

Mabel Espinal is a marketing specialist for SkyStem. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in marketing at Bentley University in Massachusetts, she moved back to NYC and entered the finance industry. She worked in multiple roles in finance for 14 years for various Fortune 500 companies. In 2018 Mabel decided to return to her passion for marketing by joining the SkyStem team. In her spare time, she’s a member of Ladies Get Paid NYC chapter, an active runner with She Runs Crew and a vigorous world traveler.

Robert Levin

In addition to starting The New York Enterprise Report (NYER), Levin has been a CEO and COO for businesses in a variety of industries. His strengths include leadership, sales, marketing, business development and finance.

At NYER (which was sold in January ’14), Levin led his team to create a media company with an audience in excess of 100,000 business owners and executives along with an impressive roster of advertising and sponsorship clients. He has a passion for leading growth-driven teams as well as building and refining sales, marketing and product development processes to drive strong growth. He now leads RSL Media which helps enterprise companies such as Time Warner Cable Business Class and Citibank engage small and midsize businesses.

Nikita Patel

Nikita is a multi-faceted marketing professional with experience in brand marketing and event management. She comes from the fashion and beauty industry and is excited to work in finance technology. She grew up in Georgia and moved to New York City to follow her dreams in marketing. In her spare time, she likes to travel and read.

Earlatz Munasque

Earl handles a variety of day to day tasks. Travel ranks at the top of Earl’s list of hobbies whenever there is time to visit new places. Temples and historical places are points of special attraction to Earl. When not working or traveling, Earl enjoys a good game of volleyball, bowling or badminton.

May Patiag

May has a wide range of experience in customer service and human resources. She is always ready pitch in wherever help is needed. During her time off, she enjoys the beach and nature while playing with her lovely and adorable dogs.