Jean Chay brings over 14 years of accounting and finance experience, including a strong background in mergers, acquisitions, SEC reporting and SOX compliance. Prior to joining ShotSpotter, Chay was the Director of Technical Accounting and SEC Reporting at Blackhawk Network, where Chay led the SEC reporting team and was responsible for all technical accounting matters globally, including multiple M&A transactions and complex revenue arrangements.
Chay began her career in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she gained strong technical background in accounting (both US GAAP and IFRS) and SOX compliance. During her ten years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Chay was based in several global offices including San Francisco, Australia and Singapore and held a diverse portfolio of clients from various industries.
Chay received a Bachelor of Accountancy with honors from Nanyang Technological University and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.