Thomas Patterson | AICPA ENGAGE 2019

Thomas Patterson

CPA
Senior Director, NTT Data Services, Inc.
McLean, VA

Tom Patterson is a Senior Director with NTT DATA Services, Inc., a global technology and communications firm focused on helping customers capture and use data better to meet their evolving business needs. Tom is also a 25 year plus member of the AICPA and since 2008 has participated as a volunteer helping to update the Trust Services Criteria (TSP100) used as a basis for SOC2 and SOC3 attestation engagements. Tom worked in public accounting firms as an IT auditor, an internal controls (SOX404) advisor and auditor, and led corporate internal audit functions for a European company prior to spending 8 years with IBM as a senior IT security consultant and salesperson. Tom helped author an AICPA published guide for Enterprise Risk Management implementation, and a separate 2015 white paper on the evolution of technologies and big data in Risk Management.