Accounting & Audit
Swati Garodia, MBA – 2019 20 Under 40 Honoree
Sep. 23, 2019
Swati Garodia, MBA
Global Head of Products, Tax & Accounting Professionals BU
As the Global Head of Products for the Tax & Accounting Professionals at Thomson Reuters, I lead a team of over 500 employees, including 200+ experienced CPAs. We deliver customer-led innovation through flagship brands such as Checkpoint, UltraTax CS, CS Suite, etc. I am spearheading the development of innovative new solutions like Checkpoint EDGE, Cloud Audit Suite and Onvio product lines that are already transforming the way accountants work with their clients. I work at the intersection of emerging technologies, like AI and blockchain, and the tax professional’s workflow.
Previously, I led the led Global Practical Law product line, which was the fastest growing product line within the TR portfolio. I’ve worked in Asia, Europe and America and bring a global perspective to my work. I am passionate about providing education and employment opportunities for young women and disadvantaged children and volunteer my time to support these causes.
Favorite books/websites/speakers that you find influential
My favorite authors include Brené Brown, Clayton M. Christensen, Eckhart Tolle, Geoffrey Moore, Patrick Lencioni and Yuval Noah Harari. I also enjoyed Start with Why by Simon Sinek, Deep Work by Cal Newport and Factfulness by Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund
What websites/magazines do you use to keep up on news of the accounting profession?
I follow CPA Practice Advisor, Accounting Today, CPA Trendlines, AccountingWEB, Journal of Accountancy. I learn the most from my conversations with forward-thinking customers and CPAs.