Johannes’s 20+ years extensive experience and training in finance, accounting, and Information Technology have allowed him to successfully meet the needs of a large range of companies throughout his career. His career includes service to entities in both the private and public sectors, including Bank of America, examiner and auditor with various state and federal agencies in the USA, with a top secret clearance. He has audited an organization with over 300,000 IT users, covering various IT layers from infrastructure, database, application, along with making recommendations on governance and internal control (i.e. SOX) issues in conjunction with Big4 accounting firm.
With entrepreneurial determination, Johannes co-launched various entities to support the country of his birth, Myanmar. He envisions local organizations operating at same professional level along with regional peers in preparation for AEC 2015.
He speaks Thai, Chinese, and some Burmese and earned BS Accounting and MBA International Business degrees from California. He also holds Certified Public Accounting (California CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) licenses.