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Mike Whitmire – 2018 20 Under 40 Vendor Superstar

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Mike Whitmire

CPA (Inactive)
CEO & Founder

Career Highlights:

  • Three years in audit at Ernst & Young, Los Angeles Practice
  • Joined Cornerstone onDemand as fifth member of its pre-IPO accounting team; rapidly growing team that grew to over 40 to take the company public. It was in this role that Mike experienced the pain firsthand of the cumbersome, manual close process and came up with the idea for FloQast
  • Founded FloQast in 2013 with co-founder Cullen Zandstra

Favorite books/websites/speakers that you find influential

  • Thank You for Arguing
  • Giraffes Can’t Dance (I have a 1 year old)
  • Simon Sinek

What websites/magazines do you use to keep up on news of the accounting profession?

  • Cloud Accounting
  • Accounting Today
  • Wall Street Journal



See more of the 2018 40 Under 40 Honorees, and the 20 Under 40 Vendor Superstars.