FloQast Names Amit Nayar Vice President of Engineering
Former ConsumerTrack and GoDaddy SaaS and Team Management Expert Joins Following Series B Fundraising, 250 Percent Staff Growth
LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2018— FloQast, Inc., a provider of close management software created by accountants for accountants to close faster and more accurately, announced today it has named Amit Nayar vice president of engineering.
Los Angeles-based Nayar will be responsible for hiring, training and scaling the ever-expanding FloQast engineering team and implementing strategic product directions in tandem with FloQast’s CTO Cullen Zandstra. In the newly appointed role, Nayar will also be responsible for sourcing and implementing innovative companion technologies to help FloQast customers further scale and grow their accounting operations.
This follows FloQast’s recent announcement of its continued investment in new technologies and support following a $25 million Series B round of fundraising, as well as outgrowing and moving to its newly built-out headquarters in the San Fernando Valley. Nayar brings more than twenty years of engineering experience to FloQast, with deep roots in team management and SaaS ventures. Previously, Nayar was vice president and head of technology at ConsumerTrack, overseeing all of its engineering including architecture, data science, QA, DevOps and IT. Among his prior roles, he was vice president of engineering at GoDaddy, director of cloud architecture at American Apparel and director of software engineering at Quark Software.
“As our solution footprint continues to rapidly expand, so, too, does the complexity of our release process,” said Michael Whitmire, CPA, co-founder and CEO of FloQast. “To continue our swift pace of innovation while delivering the highest quality software requires continued investment in greater expertise. Amit brings his extensive background and skills to the new VP of engineering role, including a deep understanding of team management, to help our accomplished engineering team achieve these ends.”
Nayar holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Colorado College and a Masters in Computer Information Systems (MCIS), Management & Leadership from the University of Denver.
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FloQast is award-winning close management software, created by accountants for accountants to close faster and more accurately. On average, accounting teams who rely on FloQast close three days faster. Seamlessly integrated with ERPs and leveraging your existing checklists and Excel, FloQast provides a single place to manage the month-end close and gives everyone
visibility. The cloud-based software is trusted by hundreds of accounting departments, including those at Door Dash, AdRoll, Indeed, Shopify, Ancestry.com, Twilio, Dollar Shave Club, Zillow and The Golden State Warriors.
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