Doug Sleeter To Kick Off SleeterCon 2015 With Welcome Keynote
August 17, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsAugust 17, 2015 - SleeterCon will provide attendees with insights into current trends and happenings with the opening keynote by the Founder himself, Doug Sleeter. Mr. Sleeter will deliver the welcome keynote on Monday, November 16th at the 12th annual Sleeter Accounting Technology Conference. Highly sought after for his ability to engage and educate accounting professionals on current trends, Doug provides a guiding light in the evolution of the accounting profession.
Doug Sleeter 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, Doug 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. Doug serves on several advisory boards for technology companies and has consulted with numerous industry leaders including Intuit, Sage, Apple, Xero, and Adobe Systems.
Doug is a regular columnist for QuickBooks and Beyond as well as CPA Practice Advisor. He is the co-author of numerous books and courseware materials including The QuickBooks Consultant's Reference Guide, college textbooks such as QuickBooks Complete, QuickBooks Fundamentals, The QuickBooks Step-by-Step Teaching System, Adding a Xero to Your Practice, QuickBooks for Restaurants and Intuit's QuickBooks Fundamentals Learning Guide.
CPA Practice Advisor magazine 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.
Greg LaFollette of CPA.com, fellow thought leader and accounting technology expert, commented on Mr. Sleeter's keynote presentation: "My friend Doug Sleeter has been educating accounting professionals for decades, and he only gets better. His message is refined and offers insight into the future of firms while providing real take-aways that accountants can and do use to improve their practice. I look forward to hearing what Doug will present this year at SleeterCon, as I am sure his theories will crush the comfort zone for MANY attendees in 2015."
SleeterCon is the leading independent conference for accounting professionals that goes beyond providing the tools and education needed to empower a growing firm. The conference provides attendees with the knowledge needed to face the future without fear. Four information packed days will prepare accountants and their staff with everything needed to embrace disruption with confidence, and crush their comfort zone.
Additional keynotes will feature Rick Richardson, 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
The Sleeter Group, a Diversified Communications company, operates a membership community that provides professional training and development through networking forums, events and webinars, books, exams, newsletters, blogs and research services. Sleeter Group's members provide bookkeeping and consulting services to over 300,000 SMEs. The Sleeter Group (@SleeterGroup) is dedicated to helping accountants and small businesses work together by using the most innovative and tested tools/systems to generate greater efficiencies and higher profits. www.sleeter.com | www.sleetercon.com #sleetercon.