Donny shares how to diversify accounting business models, how to keep up as technology advances, and answers questions about cloud technology.
Doug Sleeter (@dougsleeter) is a passionate leader of innovation and change in the small business accounting technology world. As a CPA firm veteran and former Apple Computer Evangelist, he has melded his two great passions (accounting and technology) to guide developers in the innovation of new products and to educate and lead accounting professionals who serve small businesses. The CPA Practice Advisor has recognized Doug as one of the "Top 25 Thought Leaders" in the accounting profession for the past several years and he has been named to Accounting Today's "Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting" each year 2008 through 2013. He was recently awarded the 2013 Small Business Influence Champion award. Doug is the publisher of the QuickBooks and Beyond blog, the author of numerous books, and writes a regular column in The CPA Practice Advisor. Doug and his family live in Pleasanton, CA.
Donny is the founder and managing director of IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC, an advisory-focused CPA firm specializing in organizational development and innovation management for small businesses, middle market organizations, and nonprofits. Donny is a recognized thought leader and educator in the Accounting Technology, IT Risk Management, and Performance Management fields; his dedication to helping accountants and organizations leverage strategic technologies while proactively managing their business and technical risk is paramount.
Donny also serves as an outsourced IT & Innovation “Partner” and advisor for local & regional accounting firms and internal audit departments who lack in-house IT leadership and IT audit expertise; He helps with IT risk assessments and IT advisory services, development of the firm’s innovation strategy, streamlining of internal firm operations, and increasing staff proficiency with IT tools supporting client engagements and service delivery.
Donny is a past chairman of the AICPA’s Information Management and Technology Assurance Executive Committee, and former member of its Governing Council, Assurance Services Executive Committee, and numerous other AICPA committees and task forces. Donny was recognized as one of the Top Thought Leaders in Public Accounting by CPA Practice Advisor from 2012 to 2018, Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting (2013 & 2014 & 2017) by Accounting Today, received the 2009-2010 President’s Award from the Hawaii Society of CPAs, was named to CPA Technology Advisor’s 40 Under 40 list in 2007 & 2009 & 2014, and was also a Hawaii Top High Tech Leader in 2004.
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