About Us


Xtream IT’s expertise in the Direct and Indirect Tax Domain has spanned more than a decade. Over that time, we’ve continued to focus on and make use of cutting-edge technology and software best practices to develop innovative yet user-friendly solutions.

Through our proven implementation methodology and highly experienced team of Tax Consultants and programmers, Xtream IT provides end-to-end solutions for your unique business.

We also believe the client relationship should be a true partnership, which is why we work hard to get to know you, your business and your big goals. This commitment supports our ability to effectively translate your tax and financial needs into a functional tool that will serve you today and years into the future.


We share a common vision to provide the most ethical and highest quality systems development, integration, and support services—while working at the intersection of Big Data, Predictive Analytics, Mobility and the Cloud—by leveraging cutting edge tax technology and effectively reducing IT spending by 40-60%.

  • Small, experienced team of tax software developers 
  • Understand the functional and technical aspects around tax preparation, calculation and filing
  • Integration experts for ERP, workflow, and financial management
  • Automated software solutions to avoid manual processes 
  • Mitigate risk and non-compliance with guaranteed systems
  • Verified integrations to reserve manpower, reduce time and save capital 

Our unified vision starts with a shared set of core values. As a team, we approach each interaction, development and deployment with these fundamental beliefs.

We know that nothing is accomplished without passion, which is why we approach every day, each interaction and all projects with the same burning enthusiasm.
We believe collaboration across company teams and with our clients helps optimize product development, functionality, workflow, usability, and design.
We lead the industry with experience, which enables us to take a bias-for-action approach to ensure we are working effectively and in the best interest of our clients.
We are subject matter experts in tax technology with an insatiable need to understand industry disruptors as it adopts cloud, mobile, big data and predictive analytics.

Xtream IT started in 2006 with a five-person team. Today, our company has grown to over 100 employees who come from across the globe.

Faizeen Khandaker

As the CEO, Faizeen is responsible for setting the vision, direction and execution of the objectives at Xtream. Prior to starting the company, he worked as Vice President at RBS America (Citizens Bank) to deliver on mission critical IT systems. This experience, along with his general passion for technology, inspired him to begin the journey that is now Xtream IT.

Craig Esses, CPA
Director, Tax Policy and Process Automation

Craig serves as our Tax Transformation Advisory Leader. Prior to partnering with XtreamIT, he was the former Global Head of Tax Reporting at Swiss Re, a Fortune 500 Company. He has more than 25 years of experience spanning many areas in tax, including consulting, operations, risk, and the design and implementation of technology and tax workflow automation.

Elisa Esses
Director, Enterprise Process and Automation

Elisa serves as XtreamIT’s Lean Six Sigma Advisory Leader. Prior to partnering with XtreamIT, she advanced in GE across several business units, worked as a Financial Services Operations Leader, and holds a Six Sigma Certified Master Black Belt with twenty years of Operational Excellence experience.

Michael Harmon, CPA
Director, GCC & SMB Tax Solutions

Mike leads the SALT Compliance Solutions practice at Xtream. As a CPA, Michael works with small and mid-sized businesses to mitigate tax liabilities and develop compliance strategies. In addition to maintaining his CPA status, Mike is also completing his MBA at Johns Hopkins University.

Jim Fyrhie, CPA
Director, International Taxes

Jim’s expertise includes computational expertise in IC-DISC, Data Collection automation, Section 199, E&P Studies, and Big Data reconciliations, and transfer pricing. Jim and his team brings over 100 years of tax functional expertise in international taxes to the capabilities and solutions delivered by Xtream IT.

Logesh Yogarajah
Director, Tax Engine Implementations

Logesh is a motivated Tax Technology Leader who has a strong technical and functional background with 11 years in tax technology and 19 years of IT experience. He implemented 195+ countries in SAP with Sabrix/Vertex/Taxware globally for OTC/P2P/R2R operations and its Tax compliance reporting.

Anand Kumar
Director, UX Design

As Director of UX Design, Anand is responsible for design research, developing wire-frames, site maps and user flows, creating detailed storyboards, mockups and prototypes (HTML) to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas. He has over eight years of experience in UI/UX Design.

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1919 S Highland Avenue
Building B, Suite 320
Lombard, IL 60148
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