CPA.Com CEO to Discuss Impact of Technology on Accounting Profession at NYC Event

Erik Asgeirsson to Deliver July 13 Keynote at 2017 New York and Northeast Accounting Show

NEW YORK (July 10, 2017) – Automation, data analytics and other innovations are changing the dynamics of the accounting profession, with many CPA firms embracing advisory services to ensure relevancy. Erik Asgeirsson, president and CEO of, will discuss the current technology landscape and its impact on practice management strategies in a keynote speech this Thursday at the 2017 New York and Northeast Accounting Show.

Where: Pennsylvania Hotel, 18th floor, 401 7th Ave., Manhattan

When: 8-9:40 a.m. EDT, July 13

What: Asgeirsson’s speech, “Technologies for the Digital CPA,” will cover the ongoing automation of bookkeeping and transactional services, blockchain, the growth of client accounting services, and the evolution of the audit, among other topics. It will also feature three panelists with additional insight for the public accounting practitioner:

  • Mike Glynn, CPA, CGMA, AICPA senior manager for audit and attest standards
  • Gerard Abbattista, CPA, CGMA, leader of EisnerAmper’s outsourced finance and accounting practice
  • Joel Sinkin, president of Transition Advisors, LLC, and an expert on merger & acquisition activity in public accounting

About offers a growing list of products and services for practice management, client advisory services and professional development. The company has established itself as a thought leader on cloud technology and has been a driving force around the reemergence of virtual CFO/Controller services by firms. The RIVIO Clearinghouse, a joint venture between and, is an online financial document clearinghouse that enables private businesses to exchange key financial information with lenders and investors. is a subsidiary of the American Institute of CPAs, the world’s largest member body representing the accounting profession. For more information, visit