Data and Technology Task Force

The PCAOB established this task force of the Standing Advisory Group to assist a staff research team in obtaining insights into the use of data analytics and certain emerging technologies.

Data and Technology Task Force Members and Observers

Task Force Members:

  • Helen L. Brown-Liburd, Associate Professor, Rutgers Business School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

  • Brian P. Collins, Partner, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

  • Mary Grace Davenport, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

  • Jason Guthrie, Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP

  • Robert H. Herz, Chief Executive Officer, Robert H. Herz LLC and Executive-in-Residence, Columbia Business School, Columbia University (SAG member)

  • Douglas L. Maine, Limited Partner and Senior Advisor, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (SAG member)

  • Jeffrey D. Nuechterlein, Managing Partner, Nue Capital LLC (SAG member)

  • Sandra J. Peters, Head of Financial Reporting Policy, CFA Institute (SAG member)

  • D. Scott Showalter, Professor of Practice, Department of Accounting, Poole College of Management, North Carolina State University

  • Edward Wilkins, Partner, US Audit Analytics Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP

  • Brian Wolohan, National Partner, Audit Quality and Innovation, Grant Thornton LLP

Task Force Observers:

  • Thomas W. Collens, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant, SEC

  • Robert Dohrer, Global Leader - Quality & Risk, RSM International Ltd., IAASB Board member and Chairman of the AICPA Assurance Services Executive Committee