KPMG has appointed company veteran Tim Zanni to the role of Global and US Chair of the firm’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) industry practice, and, concurrently, as the Global and US Sector Head of the Technology practice within TMT. He begins in the role starting 1 January 2017, succeeding Gary Matuszak who will retire.
Tim Zanni has been with the US arm of KPMG since 1988, ascending to the rank of Partner in 1997. Since 2009 Zanni has been a Managing Partner in the firm’s Silicon Valley hub – responsibilities throughout the role include the development of market strategies, leading growth and providing leadership in the firm’s regional corporate responsibility programmes. He previously worked in the firm’s New York office.
Zanni holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
KPMG has appointed Zanni to the role of the Global and US Chair of the firm’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) industry practice, and concurrently as the Global and US Sector Head of the Technology practice within TMT. He brings more than 30 years of experience to the role, and is tasked with setting the strategic direction and driving the growth of KPMG member firms’ TMT practices across the globe. He will take on the position from 1 January 2017, succeeding Gary Matuszak, who, after 14 years in leadership positions in the firm’s technology practice, is retiring.
KPMG's Deputy Global Head of Sales and Markets remarks on the appointment, “KPMG’s TMT practice combines global perspective with technical experience to provide insights that help TMT business leaders deal with today’s rapidly changing market. Tim’s significant experience and a deep understanding of today’s technology-driven business environment makes him the ideal individual to work with and support clients.”
Zanni says, “The incredible amount of innovation and disruption that is taking place right now makes this an exciting time to be working with TMT companies. The impact of disruptive technologies, increased competition and technology-driven industry convergence presents some challenges for clients but also great opportunities for those who can understand and embrace it.”