Cathy Rowe CPA, CA

VP, Product Management Tax, Wolters Kluwer

Cathy Rowe is VP, Product Management for Tax at Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, North America. In this role, Cathy leads the development and delivery of innovative, cloud-based software for tax professionals. Cathy joined Wolters Kluwer in 2006 and spent almost 10 years on the CCH® ProSystem fx® Engagement and CCH® ProSystem fx® Knowledge Coach Design Teams, helping create hundreds of new features that assist accounting firms in getting the most out of their audit workflow tools.

Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, Cathy spent several years in public accounting. During that time, she worked with both PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young, as well as a smaller local firm.

Cathy has more than 20 years experience serving the audit profession. During her time at Wolters Kluwer she has delivered several award winning solutions to the audit industry, led multiple contextual design projects and most recently won the Wolters Kluwer's 2019 Global Innovation Award. She is also the Co-Chair for Wolters Kluwer's Global Audit Advisory Board.

Additionally, Cathy was one of the Top 40 Under 40 thought leaders in the accounting industry in 2013, as named by the CPA Practice Advisor. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours from the University of Newfoundland and Labrador, and is a CPA, CA with CPA Canada.