Bastiaan Kniphorst

Vice President Product Management, Tax and Accounting, Research and Learning, Wolters Kluwer

Bas Kniphorst is Vice President of Product Management for Wolters Kluwer, a leading professional software and information services provider. Bas is part of the team charged with transforming the CCH family of products from their traditional publishing heritage to an expanded offering that includes innovative and collaborative business solutions. Bas’s career with Wolters Kluwer spans 17 years and includes both software and content responsibilities. He has held management roles with Wolters Kluwer’s operations in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Singapore. His team has twice been a recipient of the prestigious Global Wolters Kluwer Innovation Award.

In 2017 Bas was named as among the top in the US accounting profession by CPA Practice Advisor in its annual list of the "Top 20 under 40" Superstars. Prior to his Product Management role, Bas was the Managing Director of CCH Asia Pacific. Bas brings with him a track record of accelerating profitability with a focus on sales growth, new product development, and solid team work. Bas has lived in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Politics, and a Master of Arts in International Relations from Durham University in the United Kingdom. Bas is based in Riverwoods, Illinois, USA.