Audit Report: Disruptive Technology and the Workforce of the Future

Cassian Jae is joined by Chris Paulison from Grant Thornton to discuss technology and the internal audit workforce of the future. During this conversation, Chris Paulison covers key concepts and examples of disruptive technology and their impact on the financial services industry as well the talent that audit organizations are seeking to prepare themselves for tomorrow’s challenges.

C​hristopher Paulison, CPA 
Partner, Grant Thornton LLP 

Chris Paulison has over 25 years of experience and serves as the leader for Grant Thornton's financial services center of excellence for internal audit. He is active in the financial institutions marketplace, providing client services to banks of varying sizes and complexity, and has led large-scale global process transformations, benchmarking/cost productivity/organizational design projects in the areas of business operations, internal audit, regulatory compliance, and risk management; as well as supervision of simultaneous work across five continents. Prior to Grant Thornton, Paulison served as partner for a Big 4 firm where he led the firm's internal audit/risk practice for the Midwest region in financial services. He also served as the CAE for a Fortune 20 company. Paulison has worked with clients including HSBC, ABN AMRO, Ally, Bank of America, Bank of China, BB&T, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, PNC, RBS, US Bank, and Wells Fargo. 


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