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President and Chief Executive Officer - CPA.com
Erik Asgeirsson has more than 20 years of experience in leading technology organizations and driving business growth. Over the past ten years, Erik has driven CPA.com’s focus on cloud computing and the transforming opportunities available to accounting firms and their business clients.
During Erik’s tenure, CPA.com has added several new lines of business and is viewed as a leading change agent for driving technology adoption in the accounting profession. He also led the creation of RIVIO, a private company financial information clearinghouse developed by CPA.com and Confirmation.com. Erik has been on Accounting Today’s list of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the Accounting Profession for the past decade, and is a member of the DigitalNow Advisory Group, which counsels business leaders on opportunities in the digital age. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and is regularly quoted in the accounting and business trade press.
Before joining CPA.com, Erik held a variety of senior positions in sales, product management, and operations in emerging areas at AT&T. He holds an MBA from The New York University Stern School of Business and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University. Early in his career, he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tanzania.
Erik lives in Rye, N.Y., with his wife and four daughters. In his spare time, he is an avid sailor and skier.