Kris Kaufmann '18 C-Suite Advisor Since 2018
Partner | BDO USA, LLP
Kris, an assurance partner residing in BDO’s Los Angeles office, has over 27 years of public accounting and consulting experience. Prior to joining BDO, Kris was a partner with Deloitte and a member of Deloitte’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) practice. Kris led Deloitte’s Emerging Growth Company (EGC) practice in Los Angeles, chaired the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Awards program, and led CFO Forums and IPO seminars. Kris’s industry experience includes not only the entire spectrum of TMT industries, including software, interactive gaming, semiconductor, telecommunications and biotech, but also manufacturing, distribution and venture capital/private equity. Kris has served companies ranging in size from privately-held EGC start-ups with 20 employees to publicly traded multi-nationals with revenues exceeding $1B. Kris assisted these companies on a variety of matters, including raising private equity capital, executing IPO’s and carve-out transactions, structuring mergers/acquisitions, foreign corrupt practices act compliance, as well as financial audit/Securities and Exchange Commission compliance.
Kris received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California’s Leventhal School of Accounting.