Partner and Chief Operating Officer, KPMG Global Services Management Private Limited (KGSMPL)
KPMG Global Services
Erik is a Partner and the COO of KPMG Global Services Management Private Limited, the management company of the KGS platform. He is a strategically oriented operator that has spent the latter half of his career, which spans more than 25 years, building front-office professional services delivery centres (primarily in India) and integrating them with client-facing markets worldwide. His experience is prolific because it spans the capability spectrum of a dynamic professional services organisation.
In addition to his responsibilities as COO of KGS, he serves as the Managing Director of the Board of Directors for KPMG Resource Centre, Pvt. Ltd. (one of the entities under the KGS platform), and the President and a member of the Board of Directors for KGS Inc. (the US subsidiary of KGS Pvt Ltd).
Erik started working offshore in 2002 with a four-member team in India, preparing the US tax returns for KPMG US, and has since played a key role in transforming that as part of KGS’ growth into an approximately 7,000-strong platform serving KPMG member firms worldwide. Prior to joining KPMG in 2001, Erik was the Co-founder/COO of an IT-enabled industrial distribution business. He started his career as a commercial real estate broker in New York City.
Erik is a member of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), the trade association for India’s IT/ITes service industry. He also is a member of the Audit & Finance Committee for the American Embassy School in New Delhi, as a way to give back to the community.
Originally from Southern California and New York, Erik is now based in India out of Gurgaon.