V. Allen Smith

Chief Information Officer · +1 (608) 240 2530

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Allen Smith, Baker Tilly’s chief information officer, has a demonstrated history of experience within the accounting industry. Allen joined Baker Tilly in 2001 and is responsible for all technology strategy and initiatives across the firm.

  • Skilled in IT strategy, leadership, new technologies, process redesign and project management
  • Served as senior IT executive for a number of companies in the Midwest
  • Led the IT area for several startups and hyper-growth firms
  • Held executive leadership roles in public and private companies
  • Extensive experience in professional service organizations
  • Previous university teaching experience
  • Baker Tilly International North America IT Committee, chairman
  • Former Board Member, Chair and Vice Chair of the Information Technology Alliance (2014-2018)
  • Herzing University, advisor board member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Top Technologies publication, committee member (2007)
  • Recognized by and cited in major publications, including Computerworld, The Boston Globe, Investor’s Business Daily, Austin American-Statesman, Illinois Legal Times and Optimize




Michigan State University – East Lansing
Bachelor of Arts in finance

Northwestern University
Masters of Science in communication systems strategy and management