Global Technology Leader and CIO for Tax, KPMG US
Brad L. Brown
Global Technology Leader and CIO for Tax
Brad leads KPMG’s Tax Technology and Transformation practice, managing and developing a range of technology-enabled resources for Fortune 500 and middle market clients for tax operating improvement. In addition to process and technology projects, Brad consults with large U.S. multinationals to assess and improve global tax governance, provide strategic tax consulting and process/technology planning, design and deployment.
As leader of KPMG’s Tax Transformation practice, Brad worked closely with the senior tax and technology leadership of some of KPMG’s largest clients to bring leading practices related to tax operations and tax-related financial controls.
Brad has also served as the lead project partner for a number of large tax transformation projects focused on enhancing the “Income Tax Lifecycle.” These engagements focus on the end-to-end income tax process, including enhancing data quality through design/rework of clients’ ERP; “tax sensitizing” the forecasting and financial close processes; helping with the selection and implementation of third party provision and compliance software; and integrating the provision and compliance processes and data flow.
Brad joined KPMG in 1989. For the past 10 years, he has specialized in working with clients’ tax, finance, business and IT personnel to develop process and technology solutions to better manage financial risk and improve the operational efficiency of the tax function.
Brad is a frequent speaker at Tax Executive Institute and other tax, industry and finance groups. He regularly publishes thought leadership pieces including leading and compiling KPMG’s annual global survey of tax executives.
A CPA in California, Brad is a member of AICPA. He holds a BA, economics and business, UCLA; and a JD, UCLA School of Law.