Mark is Director, Assurance Office of Tomorrow with the Global Assurance Department of BDO where he leads the International data analytics program. In his 30+ years in public accounting, Mark has provided accounting, auditing and information systems assurance services to diverse group of private and publicly held companies. He has applied data analytic techniques in audits for over 25 years and has conducted educational programs domestically and internationally within BDO focusing on the efficient and effective application of the Firm’s audit methodology and electronic tools as well as actively promoting the use of data analytics to enable teams to perform efficient and effective audits.
Mark is a speaker at various AICPA and ISACA conferences on the topic of data analytics and the impact on the profession. He has served on a number of domestic and International BDO committees and task forces developing audit software, audit methodology, and audit automation techniques. Mark is currently a member of the AICPA Assurance Services Executive Committee (ASEC) Emerging Assurance Technologies Task Force. He is also a member of the IAASB Data Analytics Project Advisory Panel. He has previously served on several AICPA committees and task forces. Mark has also received the IDEA User of Excellence Award.