Rick Richardson Provides Peak Into The Future Of Technology With Keynote Presentation At SleeterCon 2015
August 01, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsAugust 1, 2015 - SleeterCon is bringing nationally acclaimed speaker and Accounting Hall of Famer, Rick Richardson, center stage for a keynote at the 2015 conference. Rick will be presenting "Technology Futures 2015" on Wednesday, November 18th at the 12th annual Sleeter Accounting Technology Conference. Rick Richardson began providing CPAs with his technology futures forecast in 1981 and this year will mark an unbroken string of 34 years of predicting accounting technology future.
Rick will provide attendees with his vision of both the short and longer-term future for technology, including technologies important to the accounting professional. Topics will include a review of prior-year predictions, what major-market companies are doing and how their actions will affect all of us, current trends in hardware, software, and communications, as well as emerging technologies that will bring those trends into reality. Rick will conclude with his personal forecasts on our technology future. Look for Rick to bring some of the latest technologies with him to share with participants.
Rick Richardson is managing partner of Richardson Media & Technologies LLC, a multi-media and strategic technology consulting company. Prior to forming his current company, he had a 28-year career in technology with Ernst & Young, the last twelve years of which he served as National Director of Technology. Rick has been named to the "Technology 100" – the annual honors list of the 100 key achievers in technology in America and honored by the American Institute of CPAs with two lifetime achievement awards for his contributions to the profession in the field of technology. He has been named as one of the "Top 100 Influential People in Accounting" by Accounting Today magazine. In 2012, he was inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame by CPA Practice Advisor magazine. He is a sought after speaker around the world, providing his annual forecast of future technology trends to thousands of business executives, professionals, community leaders, educators and students.
Doug Sleeter, Founder of The Sleeter Group, explains why Accountants need to know Mr. Richardson and heed his advice: "Rick Richardson is as good at predicting technology trends as Warren Buffet is at predicting economic trends. There is no one better than Rick at evaluating trends and discovering future opportunities for accountants. His session is a must attend for any firm that wants to stay relevant!"
SleeterCon 2015 focuses on getting firms to crush their comfort zone and capitalize on disruptive trends. The four education packed days provide everything a business needs to embrace the disruption with confidence. SleeterCon delivers topics and solutions that are in demand and provide attendees the tools necessary to distinguish their firm as cutting edge.
Additional keynotes will feature Doug Sleeter, Founder of The Sleeter Group, Tom Hood, Gene Marks, and Geni Whitehouse. SleeterCon will be held at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 16-19, 2015. Registration is now open at www.sleetercon.com.
About The Sleeter Group
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