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Go Beyond Disruption

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Stay ahead of the accounting & finance curve with weekly insights on emerging technology, human intelligence and digital transformation. AICPA & CIMA's global community helps you leverage disruption today to prepare your profession for tomorrow. The Association of International Certified Profession… read more

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The Promise of Technology with David Cieslak, EVP of RKL eSolutions (Simi Valley,USA).

"Are you looking for incremental improvement, or are you REALLY trying to become a future-oriented organisation?". 

GBD57. Jennifer Gardner (AICPA & CIMA, Durham USA) talks digital disruption with CPA Technologist David Cieslak aka "Inspector Gadget". Frequently recognised as one of the top 100 most influential figures in the industry, David recently presented a session at the AICPA's CFO 2019 Conference in Chicago. Here, he outlines the drivers of change in today's digital world.

 

WE DISCUSS:

  • How the finance function is changing.
  • The price of digital illiteracy.
  • The mindsets that will help us survive in the digital world.
  • What other skills will finance professionals need beyond just the tech?
  • How do we create our vision for 2025? 

 

OUR GUEST:

David Cieslak is Chief Cloud Officer and EVP with RKL eSolutions, a leading business process automation consulting firm with offices across the US. In his role, he is responsible for helping companies grow strategically with cloud-based solutions and industry-specific service expertise for ERP, CPM, CRM, AP Automation, and other critical business processes. 

He is a frequent speaker for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) and other state accounting societies as his alter ego “Inspector Gadget.” He is a SAGE Intacct Certified Consultant and holds the GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC). He is the past Chair of the AICPA IT Executive Committee and past president of the California CPA Education Foundation.
Awards include Accounting Today's "Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting" (2001, 2002, 2005 – 2018) and CPA Technology Advisor's "Top 25 Thought Leader" (2011-2018).

Connect with him here  or on Twitter.

 

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MORE ABOUT OUR PODCAST.

These conversations with expert guests are recorded by different members of the AICPA & CIMA team from our offices around the world. While the sound quality may vary, the insights will always be consistently useful.

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