Helping clients meet their business challenges begins with an in-depth understanding of the industries in which they work. That’s why KPMG LLP established its industry-driven structure. In fact, KPMG LLP was the first of the Big Four firms to organize itself along the same industry lines as clients.

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We bring together passionate problem-solvers, innovative technologies, and full-service capabilities to create opportunity with every insight.

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What is culture? Culture is how we do things around here. It is the combination of a predominant mindset, actions (both big and small) that we all commit to every day, and the underlying processes, programs and systems supporting how work gets done.

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Higher education, research and other not-for-profits

KPMG leverages our experience serving colleges and universities, research institutions and not-for-profit organizations across the country to provide valuable insights.

As the first major professional services firm to develop a Higher Education, Research & Other Not-for-Profit (HERON) practice, KPMG is committed to assisting organizations carry out their missions. Our dedicated practice has served higher education and not-for-profit organizations as auditors, tax specialists, and business advisers.

Serving private and public institutions across the country, our professionals understand the challenges facing schools and not-for-profits. Our deep experience provides our professionals with the ability to identify valuable insights to help leaders address the critical issues they face in a rapidly changing industry.

Modern Government: Connected. Powered. Trusted.

A modern government is connected, powered, and trusted. Federal agencies present a unique opportunity to show the true power of transforming their people, processes and technologies while focusing on their mission. How do we connect the Federal government across all agencies, programs, and services, with an agile and skilled workforce that harnesses the latest technology to increase transparency? Learn how KPMG can help.

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Higher education is investing in ESG

In this new Audit Insights, KPMG’s Dave Gagnon and Liz Ming discuss how colleges and universities are tying ESG criteria to their endowment investment strategies.

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Procuring a higher education in AI

KPMG helped a world-renowned university advance spend management with leading data governance and analytical practices.

Procuring a higher education in AI

For this client, KPMG used proprietary algorithms to design, test and deploy a purpose-built analytics model for spend data, combining self-refining machine learning with human adjustments.

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David Gagnon
Partner, Audit, National Industry Leader, Higher Education & Other Not-for-Profits, KPMG LLP
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Mark Fitzgerald
International Development Leader, KPMG US

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