Kevin Alvero and Randy Pierson

Kevin M. Alvero, CISA, CFE, is Senior Vice President, Internal Audit, Compliance and Governance at Nielsen. Kevin leads the internal quality audit program for Nielsen Global Media, as well as its industry standards compliance initiatives, including the external accreditation process. Kevin began his career with Nielsen in 2003 and has been leading the Internal Audit department since 2010. In addition to his audit expertise, Kevin possesses more than a decade of experience with traditional audience measurement and digital ad measurement. Kevin is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He is also a member of the Board of Governors for the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Florida West Coast chapter.

Randy Pierson is a Manager in the Nielsen Internal Audit department with eight years of experience serving the measurement & technology industry. For the past three years, Randy has been a member of Nielsen’s Internal Audit department. In this capacity, he has conducted and supported internal and external audits for various Nielsen products.

Prior to joining Nielsen, Randy worked with the Advisory Media & Entertainment practice of EY for five years, providing attest and advisory services to companies conducting media research in the U.S. on behalf of the Media Rating Council. Randy led a number of teams in this capacity, focusing primarily in the area of digital advertising.

Randy is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

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Nielsen’s Kevin Alvero and Randy Pierson explore the fundamental elements that should be included in any approach to doing internal audit of artificial intelligence. Many internal audit departments are in the process of developing approaches to auditing their company’s artificial intelligence (AI) activities. There is no single, definitive framework yet for auditing artificial intelligence, although organizations such as the Institute of Internal...

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