We are very happy to welcome Phil Schraeder, Vice President of Finance to the GumGum team! Phil is responsible for financial planning, management, accounting, controls and human resources. He has over 13 years of experience in the fields of financial management, accounting, M&A, operations and human resource management. Phil’s worked in a variety of industries, including technology, media/entertainment, and public accounting.  Prior to joining GumGum, Phil was VP of Finance at Verifi, Inc., a full-service provider of global electronic payment and risk management solutions for card-not-present (CNP) merchants where he was responsible for the financial operations and forecasting.   Prior to joining Verifi, Mr. Schraeder also oversaw the accounting and reporting functions for RealD, Inc, a leading global licensor of stereoscopic (three-dimensional), or 3D, technologies providing a premium 3D viewing experience in the theater, the home and elsewhere, where he was also heavily involved in the strategic acquisition of a key supplier, equity raise of $50 million, and implementation of their ERP system. Prior to RealD, Mr. Schraeder spent 4 years at New Regency Entertainment where he was the Manager of Finance responsible for financial modeling and reporting on feature films.  Mr. Schraeder began his career at KPMG, LLP in Chicago after he earned his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy with a minor in Communications from Northern Illinois University.