2010 All Star Conference: Session Detail

CS7-2: TUESDAY OCTOBER 19, 2010, 2:30-3:45 p.m.

State of the Internal Audit Profession

Brian Brown
Internal Audit-Performance Improvement Leader PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Todd Stanson, CIA
Internal Audit-Performance Improvement Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Explore the 2010 results and trends from PwC's highly regarded State of the Internal Audit Profession survey.
  • Hear about internal auditing's role in governance and the integration of risk and compliance activities.
  • Learn about the use of technology, tactics, and audit strategies in the current economic downturn.
  • Get a profile of the auditor of the future.



Presenter Biography: Brian Brown

Brian Brown is currently the U.S. leader of Internal Audit Performance Improvement, and leads the firms xLoS Retail & Consumer team in the Southern California market. He has more than 18 years of experience leading client initiatives to enhance the value of their internal audit functions.

Brown's present focus is on helping clients improve internal audit performance and develop enterprise risk management processes. In his 30-year professional career, Brown has also led and provided systems audit, external audit, and management consulting services to clients in consumer and industrial products, technology, and petroleum sectors in Canada, the Middle East, Asia, and the United States. He lived and worked overseas for 12 years.


Presenter Biography: Todd Stanson, CIA

Todd Stanson leads internal audit activities in the Denver and Salt Lake City markets and serves as a member of PriceWaterhouseCoopers' Internal Audit Performance Improvement leadership team. He has extensive experience assisting global clients with improving their internal audit functions. Stanson has more than 18 years of internal audit, risk management, process improvement, Six Sigma, and change management experience. He has worked with clients in the telecommunications, entertainment and media, industrial products, and technology sectors. Prior to joining PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Stanson held both internal audit and financial management positions.

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