Emil Fernandez


A 22-year veteran of the enterprise software and consulting services industry, Emil has spent his career helping clients solve complex business problems with technology. He began his consulting career in the mid 1990’s, partnering with clients to deploy first-generation ERP systems and embrace digital transformation. By the end of the decade, he began to specialize in business intelligence and corporate performance management systems, working with clients to deliver solutions around budgeting & forecasting, operational reporting, consolidated financial reporting, automated financial close, and financial data quality. In 2002, Emil founded Kerdock Consulting, which grew into one of the leading Hyperion partners in North America. Under Emil’s leadership, Kerdock delivered hundreds of successful Hyperion projects, and was recognized with numerous awards for excellence by both Hyperion and Oracle. In 2010, Kerdock was acquired by Perficient (NASDAQ: PRFT), where Emil held dual titles of VP of Operations and National Partner Executive for Oracle, responsible for all facets of Perficient’s national Oracle practice.

Articles by Emil:

Tesla, OneStream, and Modern Finance

20 Aug 2019

This article is part of a multi-part series on Modern Finance by Spaulding Ridge. Spaulding Ridge helps organizations adopt best practices of Modern Finance in part by replacing disconnected spreadsheets with integrated systems that automate business processes such as financial close & consolidation, account reconciliation, budgeting & forecasting, and financial/operational reporting. Modern Finance techniques enable…
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Spaulding Ridge Secures OneStream Software’s Gold Partner Level Status

14 May 2019

OneStream partner achieves new status, continues to empower customers and provide deep domain expertise around the globe. CHICAGO, IL, May 14, 2019 – OneStream Software today announced Spaulding Ridge has become a Gold level implementation partner. As a Gold partner, OneStream recognizes Spaulding Ridge’s commitment to align with OneStream’s strategic vision and continue to bring…
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Four Reasons to Avoid CPM Solutions from your ERP Vendor

12 Mar 2019

Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Systems help companies handle financial and operational planning, financial consolidation and close, intercompany elimination, account reconciliation, reporting and analysis and other finance processes. Gartner first recognized the CPM software category in the early 2000s, when the sector was dominated by independent vendors like Hyperion, Cognos, and OutlookSoft. Over time, many of…
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Postcard from Europe: Splash 2.0 Amsterdam

15 Oct 2018

A few weeks ago, I attended OneStream Software’s “Splash 2.0” conference in Amsterdam. OneStream customers, partners, and employees converged on the famous Dutch city known for its bicycle-riding public, scenic canals, and old-world European charm (along with a few other famous attractions). After spending two days getting to know my OneStream friends overseas, I walked…
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OneStream Software and Spaulding Ridge Announce Strategic Partnership

12 May 2018

OneStream Software LLC and Spaulding Ridge LLC have entered into an agreement to deliver Corporate Performance Management (CPM) solutions to leading organizations in North America. OneStream and Spaulding Ridge share a vision for offering solutions to customers looking for modern, cloud-based systems to automate financial processes across the enterprise. The addition of OneStream Software as…
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