Speakers 2018

More than 50 speakers, panelists, and performers shared their passion and talents at QuickBooks Connect 2018.

Featured speakers

Breakout sessions speakers

Grant Atkinson

Managing Attorney, Framework Law Group PC

Ron Baker

Founder, Verasage Institute

Alex Barnett

Director, Intuit Developer Group

Jason Blumer

CEO, Thriveal CPA Network

Jim Boomer

CEO, Boomer Consulting

Gregg Bossen

President , Gregg S. Bossen CPA

Kirk Bowman

Visionary of Value, Art of Value

Dawn Brolin

CEO, Powerful Accounting, LLC

Brittany Brown

CEO, LedgerGurus

Stephen Brown

COO, LedgerGurus

Jim Buffington

Customer Liason & E-File Security Leader, Intuit ProConnect, Intuit

Nancy Buffington

Co-Founder, Next Level Women Leaders

Jon Busby

Digital Director, Twogether Agency

Nayo Carter-Gray

Founder, 1st Step Accounting LLC

Jovanni Casaus

CEO/Founder, The Wander Working Experience

Nick Chandi

CEO, PayPie

Nathan Christensen

CEO, Mammoth HR

Jeff Clark

Director, Business Outsourcing Services, BDO USA, LLP

Zach Cochran

Director of Experience, Two Roads Bookkeeping

Mike D'Avolio

Tax law expert with Intuit ProConnect Group, Intuit

Waseem Daher

CEO, Pilot

Aynsley Damery

CEO and Founder, The Clarity Project

Seth David

President, Nerd Enterprises, Inc.

Paco De Leon

Founder, The Hell Yeah Group

Diana De Rose

Software Engineer, Intuit

Deborah Defer

Advisory Outsource Accounting Director, BDO USA, LLP

Jay Duke

National Managing Partner, Advisory Services, BDO USA, LLP

Paul Dunn

Chairman, B1G1: Business for Good

Hannah England

Founder and CEO, Wash. It. Later.

Stacy Ennis

Co-Founder, Next Level Women Leaders

Hector Garcia


Bianca Gates

CEO & Co-Founder , Birdies

Megan Genest Tarnow

Principal, The Mobius Group

Julie Gordon White

Founder, The WELL for Women Entrepreneurs

Kim Goulbourne

Founder, Bourn

Nyakio Grieco

Founder, Nyakio

Ketaki Gupta

Senior Program Manager, Intuit Developer Group

Tia Harrison

Executive Chef and CEO , 1) Sociale Corp 2) The Butchers Guild 3) Multidimensional Development LLC

Karen Hartsell

Leader, Intuit Developer Partner Programs

Chris Hutchins

Founder and CEO, Grove

Kacee Johnson

Strategic Advisor, CPA.com

Yassir Karam

Chief Outsourcing Officer, Consulting , CliftonLarsonAllen

Alicia Katz Pollock

CEO, Royalwise Solutions

Stacy Kildal

Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Kildal Services LLC

Debbie Kilsheimer

Owner, Behind the Scenes Financial Services

Grace Kraaijvanger

Founder and CEO, The Hivery

Rod Kurtz

Founder, RKE

Peter Lavelle

Software Engineer, Intuit

Katya Libin


Michelle Long

Owner, Long for Success, LLC

Alan Long

Managing Member, Baldwin CPAs

Abbey Louie

Co-Founder, Next Level Women Leaders

Leia Lu

Founder & Financial Controller, Super Financial Controllers Inc.

Michael Ly

CEO, Reconciled It

Preeth Madhusudhanan

Product Manager, Intuit

Mariette Martinez

Financial Tax Accountant & Public Educator, Mariette Felicie Martinez, EA

Matthew May

COO and founder, Acuity

Catherine McCord

Founder, Weelicious and One Potato

Maxie McCoy

Author, Maxie McCoy

Trent Mclaren

Head of Accounting, Practice Ignition

Shane Metcalf

Chief Culture Officer, 15Five

Sharifa Monawer

Product Lead for Commerce Platform, Squarespace

Levi Morehouse

CEO, Ceterus

Kay Morgan

Founder, Your Front eOffice, Inc.

Clayton Oates

Founder, QA Business

Reg Ouellette

VP, Engineering & Integrations, Chata Technologies

Jody Padar

CEO and Principal, New Vision CPA Group

Byron Patrick

Managing Director, Network Alliance Inc

Steve Pipe

Researcher, strategist and speaker, Accountants Changing the World

Pek Pongpaet

CEO, Impekable

Melanie Power

Founder, The Revolutionary Firm

Megan Rabin

Senior Managing Director, Lighter Capital

MB Raimondi

Owner, MB Raimondi, CPA.CITP

Sonja Rasula

Founder & CEO, Unique Markets

Ramon Ray

Editor, Smart Hustle Magazine

Carl Reader

Director, d&t

Matt Rissell

Vice President, Tsheets Time Tracking Segment, Intuit

Carolyn Rodz

Founder and CEO, Alice

Darren Root

CEO, Rootworks

Richard Roppa Roberts

Intellectual Handyman, Quasar Cowboy Consulting

Heather Satterley

Founder, Satterley Training & Consulting, LLC

Brandon Savage

Sr. Director, Box User Services, Box

Jo Schaalman

CEO and Co-founder , Conscious Cleanse

Cindy Schroeder

Owner, Bright Bookkeeping LLC

Isha Shah

Staff Software Engineer, Intuit

Leslie Shiner

Owner, The Shiner Group

Paul Shrimpling

CEO, Remarkable Practice

Allegra Stanley

Vice President Loyalty, Sephora

Marnie Stretch

Principal, Accounting Loft

Brady Suggs

Product Manager at Intuit ProConnect, Intuit

Jeremy Sulzmann

Business Leader, QuickBooks Self-Employed, Intuit

Michael Tannenbaum

Chief Financial Officer, Brex

Christine Tao

CEO and Co-Founder, Sounding Board Inc.

Romy Taormina

CEO, Psi Health Solutions, Inc.

Annie Terry

Developer Relations Manager, Intuit

Laura Tully

Co-Founder, Next Level Women Leaders

Tony Vanorny

Shareholder, Director Audit & Accounting, JCCS CPAs

Vanessa Vasquez - Ocampo

Advance Proadvisor and QuickBooks Strategist, Ocampo Vasquez Services / QuickBooksEnEspanol.com

Luke Voiles

Director, QuickBooks Capital Direct Lending, Intuit

Regan Walsh

Executive Coach & Life Coach, Regan Walsh

Bob Wang

CEO, Legacy Advantage Chartered Professional Accountant Ltd.

Veronica Wasek

CEO/Founder, VM Wasek

Geni Whitehouse

Countess of Communication, Even A Nerd Can be Heard

Mark Wickersham

CEO, Mark Wickersham International Training Ltd.

Alaia Williams

Business Systems Strategist, One Organized Business

Lindsay Williams

Founder, Be Digable

Sara Wilson

Founder and Principal, SW Projects

Joe Woodard

Managing Member, Woodard Events

Karine Woodman

CEO, 24hr Bookkeeper

Donna Woronka

Chief Client Officer, WISS WEST

Elisabeth Young

Custom Wedding Invitation Designer, ElisaAnne Caligraphy



Ends 6/27/19

QuickBooks Connect around the world