Stuart Yasukochi is a manager for the Enterprise Financial Systems (EFS) team at St. Jude Medical. This group provides global support for: Dodeca Planning system, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Data Relationship Management (DRM), and Financial Data Quality Management (FDM) applications. Stuart’s group is primarily responsible for the development and enhancements for Essbase and Dodeca as they relate to the planning system. Stuart was introduced to Essbase in 2001 at Nestlé USA and helped redesign their forecasting applications. In 2006 he joined St. Jude Medical and became a FP&A Manager. In 2010 the EFS team implemented a worldwide planning solution for 700+ users using: Hyperion Planning, Essbase, EPMA, and Financial Reporting. Stuart earned a BA degree in Economics from the California State University of Northridge.