Canadian Accounting Technology Show


David Smith is a founding director of Smithink. He is a former managing partner at PKF Chartered Accountants in Sydney and was National President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia in 2003. For the last 12 years he has been the practice adviser to many firms and also to many businesses that provide products and services to the accounting profession. David is a regular speaker on topics relating to the future of the accounting profession, business strategy, process improvement and innovation.


Mark Holton is a Business Advisory specialist with more than 30 years’ experience as an Accountant and Tax Agent, and is a highly respected consultant in taxation and business management in Australia and overseas. Mark also has specialised knowledge in value-added services implementation and administration. He is passionate about mentoring firms who are committed to taking a long-term and sustainable approach to developing their business advisory services.

Steve McIntyre-Smith

For over 30 years Steve has been involved in the public accounting field. From office junior to Partner, from buyer to seller, and, since 1992, as a consultant to the public accounting profession, Steve has a depth and breadth of experience in helping practitioners reach their goals. He is the author of the CICA’s ‘Succession Planning Toolkit’ for practitioners, a former columnist for the Bottom Line and an award-winning contributor to CA magazine. He is recognised as one of North America’s leading consultants to the accounting profession, having spoken globally.