Big Four accounting, audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP has appointed Conor Moore as national co-leader of the firm's Venture Capital practice.
In his new role, Moore will be responsible for setting the strategic priorities and growth agenda for KPMG's Venture Capital practice. He will drive strategy and client services, broaden KPMG relationships with venture capital firms, venture-backed companies and start-ups, and serve as the lead partner on several large client engagements. Moore is based in San Francisco and succeeds Packy Kelly, who has been appointed as the leader of KPMG's Global Semiconductor practice.
"Conor is a recognized leader in the venture capital community, and we are confident that his deep industry knowledge and strong client relationships will continue to grow our practice," said Brian Hughes, national co-leader of KPMG's Venture Capital practice.
Moore brings more than 23 years of experience providing auditing, revenue recognition, equity accounting and stock compensation, and IPO services to large multinational companies, venture firms and venture-backed companies in Ireland and the United States. Since joining KPMG in 2002, Moore has held several leadership positions, including partner-in-charge of KPMG's Northern California Technology and Venture Capital practices, and has significantly grown the firm's presence in the San Francisco venture capital market.
"Globalization and the integration of leading edge technologies are causing major disruptions in consumer and enterprise markets," said Conor Moore, national co-leader of KPMG's Venture Capital practice. "We at KPMG look forward to continuing to assist venture firms and their portfolio companies as they innovate the technologies of tomorrow in a highly competitive environment and address complex financial reporting, tax and other business needs."
Moore is a licensed CPA and received a Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma in Professional Accounting from the University College Dublin. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland.