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​KPMG's Tonya Robinson: 'From a very early age, I felt a call to public service'

Robinson, General Counsel at KPMG LLP, talks about her upbringing and what inspired her current career.

As General Counsel at KPMG, Tonya Robinson is responsible for coordinating the legal affairs of the firm and for managing the Office of General Counsel.

Before joining KPMG, Robinson served as Acting General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington D.C.
Over the course of her career, she has served in both private practice and the public sector, including being a partner in the law firm WilmerHale in Washington, D.C. before joining President Obama's Domestic Policy Council as Special Assistant to the President for Justice and Regulatory Policy.

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Investors Pressuring Alternative Investment Firms to Increase Gender Diversity: KPMG Report

Global report shows progress over past 2 years, but the industry still struggles to retain and advance women; women and men report differing views on severity of gender gap.

Originally Published by KPMG.

Institutional investors in the Alternative Investments industry are driving efforts to improve gender diversity at the funds and portfolios they invest in, but recruiting, retaining and advancing women is still the biggest challenge, according to KPMG LLP's sixth Women in Alternative Investment's report: The Call to Act.

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KPMG: For Women at Work, Risk Taking Has Rewards, yet Many Hesitate to Leap into the Unfamiliar

Women of color and newcomers more apt to take big risks for career advancement.

Originally Published by KPMG.

When it comes to risk-taking in the workplace, seven in ten (69%) women are open to taking small risks to further their career, but far fewer (43%) are open to taking bigger risks that may be associated with career advancement, according to a study of over 2,000 professional women by KPMG LLP.

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KPMG: Technology Top of Mind for Financial Executives

Cyber security a growing concern; companies taking a 'Watch-And-Wait' stance toward blockchain.

Originally Published by KPMG.

Technology -- keeping pace with change, preventing cyber breaches or investing in emerging tools, such as blockchain -- remains top of mind for corporate financial executives, according to a new survey by U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, KPMG LLP.

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Health Care IT Remains Hot Sector Despite Valuation Concerns: Says KPMG

"Deals are largely being driven by the need for savings, economies of scale, and improving cash flow or accretive earnings per share."

Originally Published by KPMG.

Health care IT remains a hot investment sector despite concerns about these companies being overvalued, according to KPMG-Leavitt Partners 2019 Investment Outlook, a survey of health care investment professionals.

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Consumers Are More Anxious About Data, but Trust Is Central to Building Customer Loyalty: KPMG Study

Three-fourths of consumers willing to share data in return for a benefit; millennials more anxious than baby boomers.

Originally Published by KPMG.

A new KPMG study shows that while consumers are enthusiastically embracing new technology, they are more anxious than ever and more aware of the risks and benefits of handing over their data to businesses, including social media platforms.

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Autonomous Delivery Vehicle Miles Traveled to Skyrocket to 78 Billion per Year by 2040: KPMG

Islands of autonomous delivery to emerge; revolutionize movement of goods.

Originally Published by KPMG.

KPMG predicts the development of autonomous delivery vehicles will drastically revolutionize the current consumer e-commerce environment, drive consumer demand for more and faster goods deliveries and lead to an entirely new product delivery ecosystem for shoppers and buyers of goods and services.

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