Cathy Rowe CPA, CA

Director, Product Management Accounting & Audit, Wolters Kluwer

Cathy Rowe, CPA CA and Director of Product Management for Accounting & Audit solutions at Wolters Kluwer is passionate about enhancing the audit to create opportunities for both CPA firms and their clients. Her experience includes:

•Global Audit Advisory Board co-chair

•Former public accountant

•Top 40 under 40

•Finalist, WK's 2018 Global Innovation Awards

•Winner, WK's 2019:

•Global Innovation Awards

•Global Code Games for Tax & Accounting

Passionate about enhancing the audit to create opportunities for both CPA firm & the Client

Thought Leadership –
Deep understanding of trends in the profession
Helps firms build a strategic plan to comply with auditing standards, find efficiencies & deliver value to their clients

Customer focused –
Interviews and observations from hundreds of auditors and their workflows arm her with knowledge and insight to develop innovative solutions that all sizes define best practices

Experience –
Global Audit Advisory Board co-chair
Former Public Accountant: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young and Small Local Firm, experience in both tax & accounting
Top 40 Under 40 thought leaders in the accounting industry - CPA Practice Advisor (2013)
Finalist, Wolters Kluwer’s 2018 Global Innovation Awards
Value: Leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence to classify financial statement accounts.
Winner, Wolters Kluwer’s 2019 Global Innovation Awards
Category: Enhance the Core
Value: Leverage Blockchain technology within the audit to obtain necessary data to accelerate the audit.
Winner, Wolters Kluwer’s 2019 Global Code Games for Tax & Accounting
Most Impactful to a Customer
Value: Sharing audit on a Blockchain to better facilitate sharing the audit with 3rd parties, such as peer reviewers.