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Cezar Petriuc

Associate Director

Professional Experience

Cezar’s interests and experience focus on business process automation through ERP (enterprise resource planning) solutions and project risk management.

Major Projects:

  • Lead various UAT (user acceptance testing) process tracks during the implementation of Oracle at a fast-growing hardware technology firm in Silicon Valley, focusing on risk and defect management.
  • Lead GRC (governance, risk, and compliance) system selection and implementation readiness projects for the compliance center at one of the oldest cloud technology companies in Silicon Valley.
  • Lead the definition of automated controls during the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics AX at the retail stores of a large software technology company.
  • Lead the solution design for ERP system strategy and selection at multiple bio-technology firms with outsourced distribution and manufacturing, operating in the US and across Europe.
  • Developed solution designs for ERP system strategy and selection at various Silicon Valley high-technology companies and startups.
  • Performed process automation and solution design in Oracle R12 for the accounts payable department at a large private university in California.
  • Participated in a broad business transformation assessment at an oil and gas company, focusing on the alignment between the business processes and the business systems.
  • Lead a master data management assessment at a Silicon Valley networking technology firm, analyzing the product hierarchy with the goal of reducing widespread reporting frictions and inefficiencies.
  • Executed a segregation of duties (SOD) assessment at a Silicon Valley startup in the solar energy field.
  • Pursued four years of academic research in the accounting PhD program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, focusing on issues of voluntary disclosure and corporate governance.
  • Worked for Oracle Corporation in GRC product development, designing and implementing Oracle's early-stage solutions for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and IT auditing.  Obtained hands-on experience with Oracle E-Business Suite releases 11i and R12.
  • On behalf of Oracle, patented an original business model at the intersection of data mining and financial-fraud detection.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Process Automation
  • ERP System Strategy & Selection
  • GRC System Strategy & Selection
  • Master Data Management
  • SOD Design & Assessment
  • Project Risk Management

Education

  • BS Computer Science, Stanford University
  • MS Mathematics, Stanford University
  • MABR Accounting, Stanford Graduate School of Business