Donny C. Shimamoto, CPA.CITP, CGMA
Donny C. Shimamoto, CPA.CITP, CGMA, is the founder and managing director of IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC, a specialized CPA firm dedicated to helping small businesses and middle market organizations leverage strategic technologies, proactively manage their business and technical risks, and enable balanced organizational growth and development. Donny also works with larger organizations as a trusted business advisor, facilitating organizational strategic planning and execution, IT governance and planning, enterprise architecture, information architecture and assurance, business process improvement, and business intelligence initiatives.
Donny was the first Certified Information Technology Professional (CPA.CITP) in the State of Hawaii, and is one of only four in the state. The CITP credential is a specialty designation of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), that identifies Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) with the unique ability to bridge between business and technology; meeting the strict requirements for a CPA license as well as additional training and experience in: technology strategic planning, IT architecture, business process enablement, system development and acquisition, IT audit and control, and IT governance.
The immediate-past chairman of the AICPA’s IMTA Executive Committee, Donny has been both influential and critical in several AICPA initiatives including development of an IT Competency Model for CPAs, and redesign of the CITP Credential. Donny previously co-chaired the AICPA’s Business Intelligence Working Group, researching and creating practice aids in the area of Evidence-based Management, Application & Data Integration and Information Assurance. Donny has also been involved in the authoring of guidance published by the AICPA on IT Considerations for Risk-Based Auditing andEnterprise Business Intelligence. As a subject matter expert, Donny is often an invited speaker at national and international webinars, and a familiar key-note speaker at national-level conferences.
Donny obtained invaluable knowledge and exposure to a wide range of industries and sectors (retail, hospitality, state government, defense, and higher education) while earning his CPA license as a member of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP's Business Assurance Services, Operational & Systems Risk Management Services, and Management Consulting Services lines of business. With ITK he has expanded his industry expertise to include not-for-profit (social services, foundations, and membership organizations), professional services, small businesses, technology, and mobile professionals.
o 2014 – present: National Conference of Lawyers and CPAs
o 2011 – 2014: Chair, Information Management & Technology Assurance Executive Committee
o 2010 – 2013: At-Large Member – Governing Council
o 2009 – 2012: Assurance Services Executive Committee
o 2009 – 2011: Co-Chair – Business Intelligence Working Group
o 2006 – 2009: Information Technology Executive Committee
o Other active and leadership positions with CITP Redesign Task Force, CPA Horizons 2025 Advisory Panel, EDGE Conference Steering Committee, Emerging Technologies Task Force, IT Competency Model Task Force, Risk-Based Auditing (IT Considerations) Working Group, TECH+ Conference Steering Committee
o 2008 – 2010: Chair, Technology Advocacy Committee
Awards and Accolades
2012 – 2016 Top 25 Thought Leaders in Public Accounting, CPA Practice Advisor Magazine
2016 Standing Ovation award, Information Management & Technology Assurance Division, AICPA
2013 & 2014 Top 100 Most Influential People, Accounting Today
2014 Top “40 Under 40”, CPA Practice Advisor Magazine
2012 Maximo Mukalebai Award for Outstanding Service to the CPA Profession, AICPA
2010 President’s Award, Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants
2007 & 2009 Top “40 Under 40” CPA Technology Professionals, CPA Technology Advisor Magazine
Donny C. Shimamoto