Adda Grace Power is a “passionately curious” auditor and has no shame in her audit geek game. She leads the Internal Audit department at TripAdvisor Media Group as the Senior Director of SOX & Internal Audit, reporting to the Audit Committee and Board of Directors. In this role, she oversees all Sarbanes-Oxley and Internal Audit activities for the organization, as well as PCI compliance project management activities. Prior to joining TripAdvisor in 2012, Adda Grace managed engagements across a variety of industries as part of the Deloitte Enterprise Risk Services group. Adda Grace has more than ten years of experience in project management in a wide range of enterprise risk areas that include operational process reviews, information technology, security, general compliance, and SOX. Adda Grace holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor. When not working furthering her endeavors as an audit geek, she spends time with her husband, Justin, children, Aayden and Juliana, and their spoiled-to-death dogs, Jasmine and Belle.
Michael Higgins is the director of SOX at The Trade Desk with over 20 years of experience focused on internal controls and SOX compliance. Prior to joining The Trade Desk, Michael held roles in public accounting and corporate accounting and finance functions with companies such as Nike and JELD-WEN, where he was responsible for implementing and managing SOX programs. In addition, he spent three years in Central Europe working in risk management. Michael began his career at Delap, a large-local accounting firm in Portland, Oregon, in external financial audit and tax.
Molly Mullinger, CPA, is a Manager of Solutions Advisory at AuditBoard. Molly joined AuditBoard from EY, where she provided consulting services over regulatory compliance, including SOX compliance, technical accounting matters, and software implementations. Molly assisted organizations in designing control environments and performing strategic analysis over acquisition and divestiture activities to comprehensively identify risks facing organizations in times of turbulence. She is known for her technical accounting expertise and her ability to apply that knowledge to institutions in developing industries.