SF Technology Committee: Blockchain & The Future of Accounting | L2281018 - CANCELLED

Date :
October 30, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location :
San Francisco
Facility :
USF School of Law
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Apologies as this event has been CANCELLED.  Please be sure to check out the other events that CalCPA is offering.
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Join us for a dynamic, engaging discussion on blockchain technology and its role in the future of accounting! Industry thought leaders will share their experience and vision and interact openly with the crowd.

Panel discussion preceded by cocktail social networking.


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The meeting will take place on the 1st floor in room 155 at the Downtown Campus (101 Howard St.).

Drinks and networking from 5-6pm;
Panel discussion from 6-7:30pm.

Level of Difficulty:
Field of Interest:
Specialized Knowledge
Designed For:
CPAs, Attorneys, Bankers, Financial Planners, Enrolled Agents and Professional Staff


Danetha Doe
Danetha Doe is a financial growth consultant, financial matchmaker and advocate for the Fintech industry. As host of the weekly video series, Future of Money and co-president of the Future of Accounting, she educates accountants on how digital currency and technology impacts the profession. An accomplished speaker and writer, she has been featured on Huffington Post Live with Suze Orman, Accounting Today and YFS Magazine for her business accomplishments and expertise in cloud accounting. She loves connecting with accounting students and helping the next generation find professional opportunities.
Jack McDonald
Jack is founder, chairman and CEO of Upland Software (NASDAQ: UPLD), a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Upland's family of applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and effectively engage with their customers, prospects and community via the web and mobile technologies. With more than 4,000 customers and over 450,000 users around the world, Upland Software solutions help customers run their operations smoothly, adapt to change quickly, and achieve better results every day. Prior to Upland, Jack was chairman and CEO of Perficient, Inc., a leading information technology consulting firm, from 1999-2009, where he led a team that grew the business from startup to a publicly-traded (NASDAQ: PRFT) $250 million revenues award-winning industry leader with operations in North America, Europe, China and India. Jack is a serial entrepreneur and a winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He is actively involved in the Austin civic and nonprofit community and served as chairman of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, advisory board chairman of PeopleFund, a community development loan fund for low-income entrepreneurs, a member of the board of KIPP Austin Public Schools, a network of nonprofit schools serving more than 3,000 students in east Austin, chairman of the Greater Austin Technology Partnership and chairman of Texas Emerging Technology Fund for the central Texas region, as well as on the board of Peoples Community Clinic, which provides high quality healthcare to more than 10,000 low income central Texans.
Stuart McLeod
Stuart started his first business 11 years ago and has had many successful ventures, including Paycycle, founded in 2009, which he sold to Xero in 2011. He then built the global Xero Payroll team that delivers payroll software across the US, AU, UK and NZ markets. Stuart is now paving the way for smarter tools to improve how accountants collaborate with their colleagues and look after their clients.
Gregory J. Nowak, J.D., LLM
Gregory J. Nowak. Greg is an attorney and partner in the Philadelphia office of Pepper Hamilton and is the practice leader for hedge funds. He speaks frequently on issues involving blockchain technology and initial coin offerings. Pepper Hamilton represents blockchain companies in connection with regulatory matters concerning digital assets and cryptocurrencies, and is a member firm of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance which advocates, guides and promotes comprehensive adoption of blockchain and ledger technologies.
No Agenda or Materials posted.