Blockchain has quickly become the latest technology to be discussed as the next disruptor of the accounting profession. In this session we will discuss an overview of what blockchain is, how it is used today, how it could be used in the future and why it will matter to you, the CPA. This session is designed for the non-techie CPA who wants to understand blockchain without excessive technical jargon.
Byron is known nationally as an industry thought leader and is a multi-year recipient of the CPA Practice Advisor’s 40 under 40 award. Additionally, Byron is a frequent speaker at many State and National conferences regarding various topics relating to technology in the accounting industry. He has contributed to many industry publications over the years.
Byron has also been actively involved on a national level with the American Institute of CPA’s. He earned the Certified Information Technology Professional credential in 2006 and is currently a member of AICPA Council, PCPS Executive Committee and was previously a member of the Information Management and Technology Assurance Executive Committee. He has also been a member of the Future of Peer Review task force and is a CPA Ambassador.