Vice President, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) Practice
Chris Barbieri is Vice President of the Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) Practice at Edgewater Ranzal.
Chris joined Edgewater Ranzal in 2007 as the Consolidations Practice Director, co-managing one of the world's largest and most respected Hyperion Financial Management consultancies.
was awarded the Oracle ACE status for his
leadership and expertise in the field, designating him as an evangelist who effectively promotes the software and the use of best practices.
Prior to joining Ranzal, Chris earned his MBA from Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.
He began his career in accounting before moving to Hyperion Solutions in 1999 as a principal consultant.
While at Hyperion, Chris was invited to join the launch team for Hyperion Financial Management, making him a pioneer of the product.
In 2003 he joined Hyperion's global support team as Senior Product Issues Manager for HFM, DRM, Smart View, and Foundation Services where he managed product and support escalations and got deeply involved with the design and development of the products.
As Edgewater Ranzal's Vice President, Chris is responsible for managing teams of Hyperion specialists on projects across North America.
is noted for his
acumen at developing and mentoring talent, encouraging individuals to push product limits, more deeply understand how things work, ask questions and engage with colleagues.
Chris established Edgewater Ranzal's Performance Tuning Lab for HFM and is an active contributor on Oracle Technology Network.
is nationally recognized as an HFM
expert and is frequently invited to speak at Oracle events such as COLLABORATE, Kaleidoscope, and Open World
In 2012, he
partnered with a colleague as technical editor of Oracle
Hyperion Financial Management Tips and Techniques:Design, Implementation & Support.