Diana Gilbert

Diana Gilbert
Technical Accounting Specialist

About Instructor

I have been a member of the RoseRyan dream team since 2008 with almost 30 years of professional experience. I excel at technical accounting, revenue recognition, SOX/internal controls, business systems, and process improvements.

I am a Big 4 CPA (inactive) with over twenty five years of corporate and operational finance experience with both public and private companies, including Corporate Controller at VNUS Medical Devices, Electroglas Inc., and Digital Interiors.

I love being a part of the Finance Dream Team and providing my "been there, done that!" expertise to clients. I love the flexibility and diversity of consulting with multiple clients.

I enjoy the diversity of roles that I play, such as being a member of RoseRyan’s Technical Accounting Group assisting clients such as Aradigm and Cloudera; SOX project management at clients such as Coupons.com, ArcSight, and Informatica; and interim and project assignments at clients such as Vivus Pharmaceuticals, Mendel Biotechnology, Cepheid, Zynga and Catellus Development Corp.

I serve on the Housing and Human Services Commission for the City of Sunnyvale since 2012. My term expires in June 2021.

I am Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors since 2006 for Grail Family Services (GFS), a family service agency located in the Mayfair neighborhood of San Jose.

I have been a member of the Junior League of San Jose since 1994 and have served in a wide variety of roles ranging from community to fundraising and finance to membership.

Specialties: Process improvement and financial systems, technical accounting, revenue recognition including software, stock-based compensation, due diligence and transition support for mergers/acquisitions/divestitures, SEC reporting, financial operations, Sarbanes Oxley, internal control design.

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