Immanuel John K.
Immanuel is a Partner at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, a global, thirty-five thousand strong professional services firm with 746 offices in 145 territories throughout the world. Previously, he was a Partner at Grant Thornton LLP, a global professional services firm. He has held several key leadership positions over his career and served clients in the technology, medical devices, life sciences, software, manufacturing & distribution, telecommunications and service industries. He led the Technology Industry Practice in Philadelphia and the North East Region for over a dozen years. In addition, he was the national Life Science Co-Leader in 2015 and 2016 and previously served as the leader of the national Software Industry segment.
He has successfully taken clients public through the IPO process and has served large, medium sized and emerging public and private companies through-out his career. He is a thought leader and a frequent speaker at external and Firm conferences. He has also authored whitepapers and publications and moderated multiple roundtable events for “C” level participants covering a wide range of topics.
He is the Treasurer and on the board of the Philadelphia Israel Chamber of Commerce and until 2016 served on the board of the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (“PACT”); and in 2016 he completed his three-year tenure on the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (“PICPA”) Professional Ethics Committee and PICPA’s IT Assurance Committee.
He has served as a Judge for the Wharton Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Immanuel holds an M.B.A. in Accounting & Finance from Emporia State University, Kansas and an M.A. in Economics from Madras Christian College. He is a licensed CPA in Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.