Audit & Beyond 2021


Our keynote speakers will inspire you to think bigger about how audit, risk, and compliance can take on a leadership role in your organization. Each of Audit & Beyond’s ’s general session speakers, case study presenters, and peer-to-peer roundtable leaders is a leading authority on the topic they will address.

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2021 Keynote Speakers

Cynthia Cooper

Time Magazine Person of the Year

Cynthia Cooper — named one of Time Magazine’s Persons of the Year for her role in uncovering the fraud at WorldCom — is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and consultant.

Richard Chambers


Richard Chambers is the CEO of Richard F. Chambers & Associates, a global advisory firm for internal audit professionals, and also serves as Senior Internal Audit Advisor at AuditBoard. Previously, he served for over a decade as the President and CEO of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

Ed Viesturs

National Geographic Adventurer of the Year

Ed Viesturs manages risk at altitude as the only American mountaineer to climb the 14 highest peaks without supplemental oxygen; he was featured in the IMAX Everest documentary and named National Geographic Adventurer of the Year in 2005.

Bill Michalisin

EVP & Chief Operating Officer of The IIA

Ed Viesturs manages risk at altitude as the only American mountaineer to climb the 14 highest peaks without supplemental oxygen; he was featured in the IMAX Everest documentary and named National Geographic Adventurer of the Year in 2005.

Scott Arnold

President & CEO, AuditBoard

Scott Arnold is President and CEO of AuditBoard. An industry veteran with a track record of successfully leading private and public software companies through multiple stages of growth, Scott leverages his enterprise software experience and proven strategy and leadership skills to drive the vision, scale, and success of AuditBoard.

Prior to joining AuditBoard, Scott was president of Shutterfly Enterprise where he successfully grew the business to over $230 million in revenues. Prior to joining Shutterfly Enterprise, Arnold served as president and CEO of AppSense, leading the enterprise software provider through a successful exit to a large strategic partner. Prior to AppSense, Arnold served in CEO and COO roles at MarketTools and Borland Software, both leading enterprise software organizations. Arnold began his professional career at McKinsey where he spent 13 years working with some of the worlds largest technology clients and helped build the firm’s practice in Silicon Valley.

Chris Doell

Chief customer officer, auditboard

Chris Doell has an extensive background in helping customers maximize the value of their products at scale, having most recently served as Head of Global Customer Success, Cloud Security at Cisco, where he scaled the team from 20 to 200+ as revenue grew from $30M to over $400M. Prior to joining Cisco as part of its acquisition of OpenDNS, Chris led the global customer success team at Zenprise, helping that organization scale from early stage to over 1500 enterprise customers and acquisition by Citrix.

Brian Crofts


Brian Crofts is the Chief Product Officer at AuditBoard. Prior to AuditBoard, Brian was CPO at Pendo, where he grew the product team from 3 to 40+, building a set of product management processes and disciplines that enabled the team and company to scale effectively. Before Pendo, Brian worked at Intuit where he helped develop QuickBooks and TurboTax Personal Pro Business (now TurboTax Live). Brian also has extensive board experience, serving as a director in multiple private companies based in the U.S. and Europe. He is a frequent public speaker, often presenting on topics that help product leaders hone their craft.

Kevin Jhangiani

Chief Technology officer, auditboard

Kevin Jhangiani is CTO for AuditBoard, where he leverages 10+ years in the enterprise SaaS software development space by integrating product, engineering, and design to create productivity software that customers love.

Rajiv Makhijani

SVP of Product, auditboard

As SVP of Product, Rajiv Makhijani leads product strategy, driving AuditBoard's long-term roadmap and vision for automating audit, compliance, and risk management. Rajiv's experience spans engineering, compliance, and product strategy with over 10 years in product development at technology companies such as Hulu and Google.

Rajiv's mission is to leverage next-generation technology to deliver best-in-class product and user experience, and drive the industry forward.

Cynthia Cooper

Former WorldCom CAE and Time Magazine Person of the Year

Richard Chambers

Former President & CEO of The IIA and Senior Internal Audit Advisor, AuditBoard

Ed Viesturs

National Geographic
Adventurer of the Year

Scott Arnold

President & CEO

Chris Doell

Chief Customer Officer

Brian Crofts

Chief Product Officer

Kevin Jhangiani

Chief Technology Officer

Rajiv Makhijani

SVP of Product

Additional Speakers

Paul Sobel

COSO Chairman

Charlie T. Wright, CIA, CPA, CISA

IIA Chairman of the Global Board, 2021-22

Kiko Harvey

University of SoCal

Karen Brady

Corp VP of Audit and Chief Compliance Officer
Baptist Health South

David Seals

IT Audit Group Manager
Chevron Corporation

Sayuri Ohno

VP, Chief Audit Executive
Electronic Arts Inc.

Terri-Anne Wallen

Chief Risk Officer

Dorian Cougias

Lead Analyst and Compliance Scientist
Unified Compliance Framework (UCF)

David Petrisky

Director, Professional Practices
The Institute of Internal Auditors

Rob Frattasio

Partner, National Process Risk & Controls Leaders

Patricio Cadena

Director, Rick Consulting

Scott Cronin

Global Head of SOX Compliance & Controls
BNY Mellon

Cathy Peake

Enterprise Risk Project Manager
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Amanda Pope, CPA, CISA, CDPSE

VP, Risk & Controls

Larry Harrington

Retired CAE

Eric Groen

Managing Director

Chris Chung

CAE and SVP, Business Assessment
The Doctor's Company

Serhat Khan

Vice President of Internal Audit
McDermott International, Ltd

Aaron Wright

Director of Audit Solutions

Mary Tarchinski

Market Advisor, Risk and Compliance

Brett Luis

VP, Product

Aneta Waberska

Director of Product Solutions - CrossComply

Jason Sechrist

Director of Compliance Solutions

Anand Bhakta

Senior Director of Risk Solutions

Giuseppe Biondolillo

Senior Manager, Customer Success

Kim Pham

Senior Manager, Customer Success

Christina Ramos

Senior Manager, Implementation

Philip McKeown

Manager of Automation & Implementation

Anna Huang Fry

Director of Implementation

Alesa Zhang

Manager, Client Support

Hannah Hu

Senior Manager of Implementation

Bo Kim

Manager of Implementation

Brian Arndt

Customer Success Manager

John Concillo

Customer Success Manager

Kristen Roann Mana-ay

Implementation Manager

Alex Gonzalez

Implementation Lead

Scott Nakamura

Director of Client Advisory Services

Victor Vazquez

Sr. Implementation Analyst

Stephanie Parrish

Customer Success Manager

Jared Baumer

Customer Success Manager

Sean Dugan

Customer Success Manager

Laura Flores

Manager, Data

Chris Rotante

​​Senior Manager of Onboarding

Rena Ding

Implementation Manager

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