Futurist Ian Khan today hosted Julio Gabay, CEO of the global accounting association, Abacus Worldwide, on the Future in 60 Minutes Livestream show.
The main points of the interview were around mergers and acquisitions within the world of accounting, the future of the profession, and what the next few years will look like for CPA’s worldwide. The full interview can be watched here
“Having young association leaders like Julio on the show is very important to help our viewers understand the vision that young leaders have. Julio has been at the center of creating tremendous change within the accounting association world and his story is incredible and inspirational” said Ian Khan. “It was a pleasure to have Julio on the show and learn some valuable lessons in association management from him”, he added.
Abacus Worldwide has recently merged with JHI. The merged association will continue to be known as Abacus Worldwide. The combination brings Abacus’s member total to 125 legal and accounting member firms, with 5,600 staff members across 236 offices and 56 countries with combined global revenue in excess of $500 million.
Julio started Abacus Worldwide in 2012 and now with the merger with JHI will bring member total to 125 legal and accounting member firms, with 5,600 staff members across 236 offices and 56 countries with combined global revenue in excess of $500 million.
Viewers can watch the recorded episode of the Livestream interview on YouTube.
About Abacus Worldwide
Abacus Worldwide is an alliance comprised of independently owned and managed professional service firms providing direct access to law firms and accounting firms in every region of the world. As a multi-discipline membership association, both law and accounting firms join Abacus in order to support international business referrals, participate in knowledge exchange and gain access to practice management tools all to better serve their growing clients. Abacus has 125 legal and accounting member firms, with 5,600 staff members across 236 offices and 56 countries with combined global revenue in excess of $500 million. More information at www.abacusworldwide.com
About Julio Gabay
For nearly 20 years Julio Gabay has developed, worked with, and led some of the top global accounting firm associations. He understands the intricacies of international relationship building and himself has developed strong bonds with some of the world’s leading law firms and accounting firms. With his entrepreneurial spirit and his understanding of client-focused professional service firms, he founded Abacus Worldwide. Combining both the legal and accounting disciplines, Abacus offers members and their client’s connections that make business sense. Connect with Julio on Linkedin
About Ian Khan
Ian Khan is a CNN featured Technology Futurist, 3 times TEDx Speaker, Director of highly acclaimed documentary “Blockchain City”, Bestselling author of “7 Axioms of Value Creation”, and contributor to multiple industry publications including Forbes, McGraw Hill, Business.com, AccountingWeb, and Entrepreneur.com. Founder of the Futuracy group, his practice areas consist of a Future Research and Advisory Firm, Digital Marketing Agency, a Documentary Film Production company, Publishing Division, and a PR agency. Ian is one of the most widely quoted experts on Blockchain and also the creator of the “Future Readiness Score”, a revolutionary methodology to help organizations use a data-based scientific approach to profitability and success. He has worked with leading accounting industry groups including Abacus Worldwide, Allinial Global, Alliot Group, BKR International, DFK International, Inpact Global, INAA, Nexia, PKF and is a well sought after accounting industry thought leader and influencer and is available for consultations and engagements www.iankhan.com
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