Gangadhar Lakshetty

  • Associate Director, Eisner Advisory Group

Biography

Gangadhar Lakshetty has more than 15 years of public accounting and auditing experience. Throughout his career, he has served SEC Registrants and private companies in various Industries, with a focus in the last several years on Life Sciences, Health Care, Technology, Energy and Investment Management clients. His current and former clients range from venture-backed startup companies to initial public offerings to large, multinational public companies. He has extensive experience serving multinational corporations and leading large teams including cross-border coordination. In serving his clients, Gangadhar has gained experience in understanding complex organizations and processes and technical accounting matters, evaluating internal controls, evaluating and understanding SEC reporting requirements.

During this period of working, Gangadhar spent his time on complex technical accounting and financial reporting issues such as Revenue Recognition with Multiple-Element Arrangements (MEA) (ASC 605), Revenue Recognition per new revenue standard (ASC 606), Equity accounting (preferred/common stock issued with warrants and embedded derivatives), Distinguishing liabilities from Equity (ASC480), Stock based compensation (ASC 718), Stock option exchange program and Stock option modifications, Lease accounting under ASC 840 (operating, capital and build-to-suit analysis), VIE (variable interest entity) analysis and Consolidation, Statement of cash flows (ASC 230), Earnings per share (ASC 260), Accounting for income taxes (ASC740) and investments.

Prior to serving in public accounting, Gangadhar worked as a Finance Executive at Satyam Computer Services Ltd for two years. In this tenure, he worked on the preparation of Financial Statements of the Company per the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and US GAAP.

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