Partner, Advisory, KPMG US
Kalpana leads the KPMG US Financial Services Advisory line of business and serves as the global lead partner on one of our largest asset management clients. Kalpana served on the KPMG in the U.S. and KPMG Americas Board from October 2017 to October 2021.
Kalpana has over 25 years of broad-based advisory experience in aligning information technology strategy with business strategy, and has assisted several large clients in the areas of large digital, technology and business transformations.
Kalpana has spoken on and written numerous articles on topics that include: Finance Transformation, How to Leverage Industry Disruptions to Enable your Business, Effective Governance over Emerging Organization Models, Cost Optimization in Today’s Challenging Economic Times, IT Enabled Transformation, and Emerging Global Destinations.
In the community, Kalpana is a member of the Orange County United Way Women’s Philanthropy Fund and the Advisory Board of University of California Irvine’s Center for Digital Transformation. She served on the board of Illumination Foundation and has been nominated for the Orange County Business Journal Women in Business Annual Award for several years. Kalpana received the ASCEND High Impact Leader award in 2016. In 2017, and the Los Angeles Business Journal named Kalpana to their ‘Most Influential Women in Accounting list’. Kalpana was awarded the 2018 Mentor/Sponsor Maven award by the National Association of Female Executives.