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John M. Farrell


John Farrell is a senior partner on KPMG’s U.S. Firm executive leadership team. He is the Chief Innovation Officer, Audit.  In his role, John works with the Vice Chair of Audit and is responsible for cultural and strategic advancement of Audit’s innovation program with a focus on Audit quality.

Mr. Farrell assists Fortune 1000 businesses with strategic transformational efforts, focusing on improving and sustaining performance through: leadership and cultural alignment; target operating model enhancement (e.g., global business services, centers of excellence, business partnering); process and technology improvement; and predictive performance/risk data analytics.

He also assists client senior leadership teams and boards of directors with strategic enterprise risk assessment and management programs [ERM] driving prioritization and focus on enterprise level issues that can be managed and communicated. He facilitates F1000 companies to achieve practical ERM programs architected to meet governance, regulatory and business performance requirements.

A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Farrell received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany, an M.S. in Accounting and an MBA in Finance from Long Island University.