Kunal is the Blockchain Lead for KPMG’s Risk Consulting practice. Kunal works with the innovation and risk professionals enabling them to manage risks in their organization’s blockchain initiatives by ensuring adequate consideration is given to the identification and mitigation of key risks at appropriate stages of the blockchain project. He strongly believes that internal audit and other risk professionals can play a key role in enabling adoption of blockchain within their organization.
Kunal is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), ITIL V3 Foundation certified professional and holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Schulich School of Business. Kunal possesses over 7.5 years of experience in the IT and business process, risk and control based services to clients in Financial Services (FS), Power & Utilities, Mining & Metals, Telecom, and Technology Service Provider industries. He has led various IT risk and maturity assessments, SOX-404 audits, internal audits, third-party attestations and emerging technology design reviews, including Blockchain.