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John Gaspar

Independent Equity Consultant, Alnylam, Inc

How long have you been a member of the NASPP?

John: 11 years

How did you end up working on stock compensation?

John: I started in payroll and stock comp was an "add on".

What would you be doing if you didn't work in stock compensation?

John: Payroll or accounting.

What was your college or university major?

John: University of Massachusetts

Name one item you couldn't do your job without:

John: ASC Topic 718 Accoubnting Guides

What are your favorite things to do when you aren't working?

John: Golfing, Traveling, Gambling

Where is your favorite place to go on vacation?

John: San Francisco and Monterey

What is the title of your favorite or most recently read book?

John: Black List by Brad Thor

What's one thing your peers may be surprised to learn about you?

John: I tried to be a professional gambler before getting a real job.

What PRESENT affiliations do you have with the NASPP (e.g. chapter board participation, etc.)?

John: Local chapter member and participant.

What PAST affiliations do you have with the NASPP (e.g. past chapter president, former treasurer, etc. - please specify the chapter as well as the role)?

John: None

What is your favorite NASPP resource?

John: NASPP website portals

How many NASPP conferences have you attended?

John: 4

You post or answer questions in the NASPP Discussion Forum:

John: Sometimes

How has being a member of the NASPP helped you?

John: It gives unrestricted access to expertise (people and materials) in the many facets of equity compensation. The willingness of colleagues to share their expertise and experience is second to none.