Donny Shimamoto Honored As Top 25 Thought Leader By Cpa Practice Advisor Magazine
February 24, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsFebruary 24, 2016 - Donny Shimamoto was honored by CPA Practice Advisor as one of the Top 25 Thought Leaders in public accounting at the annual symposium and hall of fame induction ceremony. The event was held at the Westin Galleria Resort in Dallas, Texas February 15-17th.
The 2016 award is the 5th consecutive year that Mr. Shimamoto has been recognized for his outstanding contribution to the accounting profession. Additional honorees include Hall of Famer's Greg LaFollette and Chris Frederiksen. At this year's event, Allan Koltin of Koltin Consulting was inducted into the CPA Practice Advisor's Accounting Hall of Fame.
During the symposium, all 25 honorees participate in roundtable discussions and brainstorming activities with leading technology vendors. The goal is to determine and shape the future of the profession, including evolutions in technology, workflow methods, and firm management. The vendors participating in the 2016 event included: Avalara, Intuit, Sage, TSheets, and Xero.
Mr. Shimamoto commented on his recent award and inclusion at the annual event, "I am honored to be recognized with this prestigious group and thank CPA Practice Advisor for hosting the much-needed symposium. I am proud to help elevate the profession and assist vendors in delivering products that serve the community as a whole. This year, my firm will be focused on assisting forward thinking firms that strive to capitalize on innovations in the marketplace."
Donny is 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. 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. He was recognized as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People by Accounting Today in 2013, a Top Thought Leader in Public Accounting by CPA Practice Advisor from 2012-2016, 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 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.