The ABC Board of Directors

ABC is led by a Board of Directors comprised of representatives from Industry leaders in the accounting, law, tax, technology and higher education. The Coalition is dedicated to educating businesses and organizations on accounting matters relevant to digital assets and distributed ledger technology, including blockchain.

David Deputy

Director of Strategic Development and Emerging Markets, Vertex, Inc.

David Deputy is Director of Strategic Development and Emerging Markets for Vertex, Inc. a leading provider of tax technologies.   In this role he engages governments and corporations on use of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data and blockchain to reduce tax compliance cost and fraud.  He is a member of the Accounting Blockchain Coalition where he serves as its President.  He began his career in bank regulation at the Federal Home Loan Bank and in corporate finance at Dun & Bradstreet.  His quickly moved into accounting, tax and analytics software solutions including leading product teams at major ERP firms and innovative startups in the digital currency and alternative energy spaces.  David holds degrees at Cornell and the University of Florida.  Outside of work he supports youth sports, boy scouts, his local church is an adjunct professor at Texas A&M Law School. He speaks Japanese and is married with two children.