Annual Meeting Videos

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2018 Transformative Technologies Workshop
Friday August 3, 2018


Introduction and Opening Keynote

Brigitte Muehlmann, Babson College and Don Warren, Marist College Professors, Workshop Co-Chairs

Robert Nehmer, Professor, Oakland University, Workshop Co-Chair
2017-2018 President, AAA Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section

Rod Brennan, Audit Technologies Director, Libra Technology
Introduction: Robert Nehmer, Professor, Oakland University

Xero Smart accounting in the cloud at scale

Aaron Berson, Cloud Accounting Ecosystem Curator
EisnerAmper and Adjunct Instructor, New York University
Introduction: Daniel O’Leary, Professor, University of Southern California

RegTech in the U.S.

Mike Willis, Assistant Director Office of Structured Disclosure, Division of Economics and Risk Analysis, Securities and Exchange Commission Introduction: Amy Pawlicki, VP Assurance & Advisory Innovation, AICPA

RegTech in the U.S. & Europe

Lauren Schmitt, CEO, Solveig Galbo, COO, & Farshad Nayeri, CTO Boston RegTech
Introduction: Jeff Thomson, President and CEO, IMA

RegTech in India

Vinod Kashyap, Co-founder and Director
NextGen Knowledge Solutions Private Ltd.
Introduction: Brigitte Muehlmann, Professor, Babson College

Semantic models

Cory Casanave, CEO, Model Driven Solutions
Introduction: Don Warren, Professor and Schlobach Distinguished Chair, Marist College

On the horizon: Data and algorithms in sustainability (ESG) reporting

Lloyd Kurtz, Senior Portfolio Manager/Head of Social Impact Investing Wells Fargo Private Bank, and Lecturer, UC Berkelely/Haas Introduction: Robert Herz, Executive in Residence, Columbia University


J.P. Krahel, Associate Professor, Loyola University Maryland
2018-2019 Incoming President, AAA SET Section