President & CEO, CPA.com
New York, NY
Erik Asgeirsson has over 20 years of experience in leading technology organizations and driving business growth. Under Erik’s leadership, CPA.com is viewed as a leading change agent for technology adoption across the accounting profession. Erik has been on Accounting Today’s list of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the Accounting Profession for the past decade and is a member of numerous advisory boards. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and is regularly quoted in the accounting and business trade press.
For the past decade, Erik has driven CPA.com’s focus on cloud computing and helping firms transform their practice based on these new capabilities. More recently, Erik is co-sponsor of the AICPA – CPA.com Dynamic Audit Solution initiative, which is looking to leverage artificial intelligence and other technologies to transform the future audit practice. Erik also led the creation of RIVIO, a private company financial information clearinghouse developed by CPA.com and Confirmation.com.
Before joining CPA.com, Erik held a variety of positions over a ten-year period in business development and product management in emerging areas at AT&T. He holds an MBA from The New York University Stern School of Business and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University. Early in his career, he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tanzania.
Erik lives in Rye, N.Y., with his wife and four daughters. In his spare time, he is an avid sailor and skier.