SOAProjects Welcomes Two New Partners
February 15, 2021 – Mountain View, California – SOAProjects is pleased to announce it has named two new partners in the Technical Accounting & IPO/SPAC Services Group, one effective January 1 and the other effective February 1, 2021: Mehul Shah and Vincent Genet.
“Both of the new partners have demonstrated their dedication to serving clients with individual expertise and excellent leadership. I want to welcome the new partners, and I look forward to continuing to watch the impact they make on our clients and our team members and to continue to grow our practice, together, in a family-oriented culture. We are growing rapidly, now operating in 5 states across the country.” says Yuko Wakasugi, Partner-in-Charge of the Technical Accounting & IPO/SPAC Services Group.
“Congratulations to our new partners, Mehul Shah and Vincent Genet of the Technical Accounting & IPO Services Group, on their exceptional career milestone effective 2021,” says Manpreet Grover, CEO of SOAProjects. She continues to say: “We are growing exponentially, which creates opportunities for personal growth and success. We are focused on developing dynamic leaders who are motivated by the firm’s core values. These talented individuals serve as role models fostering the firm’s culture and values. They are committed to the utmost quality, integrity, inclusion, and innovation in addressing client challenges in a dynamic marketplace. The new partners represent the next generation of leaders. The diversity of their skill sets will assist them in exploring new frontiers in making a lasting impact and pioneering new ways of strengthening relationships and challenging the status quo to continue improving our services. We value diversity, and our firm thrives on being an even more inclusive firm as our partner group is made up of women and racially and ethnically diverse individuals. We are proud of how our firm has worked together during these unprecedented times.”
Mehul Shah, Partner, Technical Accounting & IPO Services Group
Mehul Shah has been providing his clients expertise in Technical Accounting & IPO/SPAC Services since he joined the firm in 2010. He brings over 20+ years of experience in technical accounting advisory and auditing. He has served various companies primarily in the technology and life sciences industry ranging from early to late-stage venture capital-backed companies to both mid-size and large-size public companies. He has dealt with various technical accounting matters critical to companies in the technology industry ranging from revenue recognition, accounting for debt and equity financing, accounting for acquisitions, accounting for equity compensation, and financial reporting in connection with Initial Public Offerings & SPACs.
Prior to joining SOAProjects, Mehul served various roles with Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers primarily serving companies in hi-technology space both in Silicon Valley, California, and Silicon Valley, India. Mehul is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Accountant from India. He enjoys hiking and spending time with his family.
Vincent Genet, Partner, Technical Accounting & IPO Services Group
Vincent Genet joined SOAProjects in September 2016, where he is an SME in Revenue Recognition. He has been serving both public and private companies with their ASC 606 adoption needs, including companies on the IPO/SPAC route. He brings over 30+ years of experience in Revenue Recognition and is very passionate about his clients and their revenue model. His thoroughness and expertise have kept clients out of trouble with their external auditors and/or regulators.
Prior to joining SOAProjects, he was with Deloitte and PwC. At PwC, he was actively involved in the design, development, and roll-out of the toolkit and templates PwC created to assist companies in implementing ASC 606 and either led or substantially contributed to a number of assessments to identify and validate expected impacts of the Standard within key revenue streams/contracts, identify potential impact to processes and systems and ultimately assist companies in formulating adoption roadmaps and implementing the Standard. Further, Vincent provided revenue recognition advice to non-audit clients, assisted audit teams in auditing revenue contracts, and supported Financial due diligence teams in relation to buy- and sell-side transactions. He has also spent a bit of time in the industry at Sun Microsystems/Oracle.
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