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Jerrard Gaertner
Jerrard Gaertner is Director, Technology Assurance Services at a major accountancy and advisory firm. He is a graduate of MIT and a chartered accountant specializing in information technology and information systems auditing. Jerry is certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (ISACA), a Certified Information System Security Professional (ISC2), Certified Internal Auditor (IIA), Certified Forensic Investigator (ACFI) and Information Technology Certified Professional (CIPS), among other professional designations. He is also a trustee in bankruptcy and Officer of the Court in Ontario, Canada.

Jerry's career spans 30 years and encompasses the development and growth of the IT audit and systems assurance professions; the emergence of privacy and IT security as a concern and then ultimately a specialty practice; the investigation and prevention of computer crime; and the social and political ramifications of technology on the way we live. Jerry is also recognized as one of the leading figures in the emerging field of digital legacy and digital estate administration due diligence.

Jerry has conducted engagements ranging from statutory computer audits and system certification to software quality reviews, computer fraud investigations and advising Boards of Directors on technology strategy, governance and risk management. In addition, his current practice encompasses advising and supporting a variety of technology start-ups. Jerry has testified as an expert in court and has performed litigation support work regarding the valuation of software. His clients have included governments, Crown corporations, public companies, professional firms, owner-managed businesses and non-profits.

Jerry is a recognized expert in his field and has been featured in broadcasts and newspaper articles on many occasions. He is highly regarded as a speaker and has given presentations at the Canada Revenue Agency, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, ISACA, ACM, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), Ontario Bar Association and a number of universities, among numerous others.

Jerry has co-authorized 3 books on business failure (Carswell Publishing). He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Association of Certified Forensic Investigators (Canada) and Canadian Information Processing Society (Ontario), where he is President. Jerry is also a member of the CICA IT specialist certification subcommittee.
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