Erik DiPaolo is the senior partner and CEO of KPMG Global Services Hungary and is one of the most experienced executive leaders worldwide in Global Delivery for Professional Services firms. He’s a strategic and technologically savvy operator that has spent the majority of his 30 year career building, transforming, and operating front-office service delivery centers and integrating them worldwide. His experience is unique because it spans all aspects of a Big-4 (Tax, Audit, Advisory). He also serves as the Global Head of Integrated Services for KPMG International. In that capacity, Erik is focused on enhancing KPMG’s global delivery model for its largest offerings in Tax and Advisory to accelerate KPMG’s global market growth while ensuring exceptional quality. Erik joined KPMG-US (Tax) in 2001, and started in global delivery in 2002 with a 4-person operation in India preparing US tax returns. He was since instrumental in transforming that into the ~7,000 person strong KPMG Global Services India platform. After serving as COO of that operation for three years, Erik relocated to Budapest Hungary to become the CEO of KGS-Hungary. Erik and his wife of 24 years live in Budapest and have three children in university and high school. Prior relocating out of the US, Erik was a community leader, serving on the Board of Directors for one of the largest Big Brothers Big Sisters organizations in the US, and as its Chairman in 2010-11.