Pierre has more than 25 years of experience as a management consultant and specializes in cost management, advanced planning and budgeting, and business strategy development. He has been responsible for cost, performance management, planning and budget systems, and strategic information systems implementations for clients in a variety of industries in North America, Europe and Asia. Pierre is the president of Beyond EPS Advisors, a Dallas-based consulting firm he co-founded after leaving Capital One, where he ran the cost budgeting, forecasting and planning function. Prior to Capital One, Pierre was the northeast region strategic cost and performance management practice leader for Arthur Andersen. Pierre’s work in the field of performance management has been documented and recognized by a number of Harvard Business School case studies. Pierre is a frequent speaker on implementing Beyond Budgeting, advanced costing, planning and business strategy. He has also taught accounting and financial management at the Université de Paris and business strategy at the Centre de Perfectionnement aux Affaires in Paris.