Speaker Bios: Takis Makridis, President and CEO, Equity Methods
Takis is responsible for the strategy, service delivery, and thought leadership efforts at Equity Methods. Leveraging extensive consulting experience, Takis is relentlessly committed to delivering practical, plain-English, high-impact solutions to clients while remaining active in the firm’s research efforts.
Throughout his career, Takis has worked closely with finance and HR executives to address their equity compensation design, valuation, and financial reporting needs, and is critically engaged with thought leaders across the industry in addressing new and emerging issues. He is a nationally recognized speaker, who frequently leads conference presentations, executive briefing sessions, and firm webinars. He is the author of Advanced Topics in Equity Compensation Accounting and Accounting for Equity Compensation published by the National Center for Employee Ownership.
Takis is a member of the CEP Advisory Board and the WP Carey School of Business Dean’s Council. He holds a BS in economics and finance from Arizona State University, an MBA from Oxford University, and is a Certified Equity Professional (CEP).