Dan Zitting

Dan Zitting is Chief Product Officer at ACL, where he leads the group focused on partnering with customers to evolve ACL’s solutions and then go to market, including the product management, product design, content solutions, user experience and marketing teams. During Dan’s time at ACL, the organization has won multiple prestigious awards and industry analyst recognition for product innovation, value delivery and talent development.

Prior to joining the C-suite, Dan was VP of Product Design and Management, responsible for product management, design and user experience for ACL’s industry-leading software products.

Dan’s previous experience has been in the audit, risk and assurance industry. After working for several years at Ernst & Young, he co-founded the CPA firm Linford & Company LLP, which provides audit services to global clientele. While running his own practice, he developed web-based software for auditors to meet his team’s needs. As demand for this software increased, he founded Workpapers.com, which was acquired by ACL in 2011.

Dan is dedicated to the advancement of productivity-enhancing technology for the audit profession and is a three-time winner of the CPA Practice Advisor Magazine’s 40 under 40 and Readers’ Choice awards.

Dan is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Information System Auditor and Certified Information Technology Professional. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University and a Master of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame.

The Obsolescence of the Traditional Internal Auditor

As advances in data management and analytics make organizational data more accessible, internal audit must evolve or be rendered irrelevant. In this article, Dan Zitting, a globally recognized leader in data analysis, will illustrate this shift — what it means for internal audit leaders and how to embrace the change through people, process and technology to make internal audit a trusted and...

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