podcast

The new era of accounting & technology

Doug Sleeter (The Sleeter Group) talks about the future of accounting in North America his thoughts on blockchain.
Doug Sleeter
Founder of Sleeter Group
DougSleeter (@dougsleeter) is the founder and former CEO of The Sleeter Group, an international network of accounting software consultants, and the former producer of SleeterCon, an annual conference and tradeshow for accounting professionals. In 2017, Doug was inducted into The CPA Practice Advisor Hall of Fame in the accounting profession. He was also named to Accounting Today's "Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting" each year 2008 through 2015. In 2013, he was recognized by Small Business Trends with the Small Business Influence Champion award.

An accounting industry thought-leader who needs no introduction, Doug Sleeter takes us down the accounting rabbit hole to talk about the new era
of accounting and technology and some huge trends coming at us. He brings home some brutal realities and reminds us why this new accounting and technology era is about survival of the fittest.

Tune into this episode to hear about the link between blockchain and accounting, opportunities and threats accountants need to be aware of, and the dangers of not keeping up. Doug will leave you with plenty to think about for days!

“I envision a world where there's just a SINGLE SET of books. A single place where data exists in a secure global ledger like a blockchain ledger. I want this to come true, but if it did, it would be super scary.”