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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.
As Global Vice President of Product Marketing for Accountants, I work with my team and Sage’s accountant businesses from around the world to innovate and define the future global solutions Sage will develop for accountants. I am also responsible for leading the development and execution of comprehensive, integrated go-to-market plans for all global solutions in the accountant market segment, as well as global partnerships and programs for accountants. Prior to working with Sage I owned an accounting and bookkeeping firm for over 12 years. Not only did my firm provide accounting and bookkeeping services, we also did product consulting, training, implementation and teaching, as well as business / financial planning and marketing.