Donny Shimamoto Receives AICPA Standing Ovation Award
June 30, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsJune 30, 2016 - Donny Shimamoto was recognized at the AICPA Practitioners Symposium and TECH+ conference this year with a 2016 Standing Ovation Award. The American Institute of CPAs honored 19 young CPAs with the CITP credential for their contributions to the areas of information management and technology assurance. The program recognizes the best young CPAs in various specialty credential areas. The Standing Ovation program recognizes CPAs 40 and under, who exhibit outstanding professional achievement in information management and technology assurance.
Nomination requirements for the Standing Ovation program include maintaining an active CPA license, being an AICPA member in good standing, holding the Certified Information Technology Professional specialty credential and exhibiting outstanding professional achievement. The AICPA Practitioners Symposium and TECH+ conference generates excitement for CPA firms by offering new content each year that is designed to propel professional accounting practices into the future. Donny was a presenter at the conference in the Technology track.
The award is a new addition to a growing list of honors for Donny; the immediate past chairman of the AICPA's Information Management & Technology Assurance Executive Committee, and former member of its Governing Council and Assurance Services Executive Committee, and an honoree of multiple industry awards. He has worked on several international collaborations between the AICPA and CIMA related to business intelligence and is also a frequent speaker on how management accountants can help add-value to their organizations.
Donny commented on reception of the award, "I want to thank the AICPA for the recent recognition. The Standing Ovation award is important as it recognizes young leaders in the accounting profession who specialize in information technology. I am honored to be included in this list of very talented CPAs."
Donny has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People by Accounting Today in 2013 and 2014, a Top Thought Leader in Public Accounting by CPA Practice Advisor from 2012 to 2016, he 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 and 2014, and was also a Hawaii Top High Tech Leader in 2004.
About Donny Shimamoto
Donny C. Shimamoto, CPA.CITP, CGMA, is the founder and managing director of IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC, a specialized CPA firm dedicated to helping small businesses and middle market organizations leverage strategic technologies, proactively manage their business and technical risks, and enable balanced organizational growth and development. Donny (@DonnyITK) is a recognized thought leader in the Accounting Technology performance management fields. He is dedicated to helping accountants and small businesses become more efficient using the most innovative tools and systems available to generate higher profits. For more information, visit http://www.donnyitk.com/ where you can find Donny inspiring the next generation of business professionals in his personal blog on leadership, business, IT and his life as a technical CPA.
IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC (ITK) is an advisory-focused CPA firm specializing in organizational development and business process outsourcing for small businesses, middle market organizations, and nonprofits. With expertise in right-sizing enterprise processes and leveraging cost-effective enterprise technologies that enables small and mid-sized organizations to gain a competitive advantage, ITK is focused on providing executive-level technology management, enterprise architecture, business performance management, information architecture and management, technology risk management, and knowledge management consulting services. Visit http://www.intraprisetechknowlogies.com/ for more information.