Prabhakar Kalavacherla “PK”, CPA, is certified as a public accountant in the state of California and state of New York. He has been associated with Silicon Andhra Foundation for a number of years. PK is KPMG LLP’s National Partner in Charge of Risk Management – Audit and Independence. He also serves as the Risk Management Partner for KPMG’s Americas Region and on the firm’s Global Quality and Risk Management Steering Committee. In addition, PK also serves as board member for the KPMG Global Delivery Center (GDC) Mauritius and India. Prior to this role PK was Regional Professional Practice Partner for South Region (Latin America) from May 2019 to March 2021. As Regional Professional Practice Partner, he managed 17 countries in Latin America responsible for audit quality with exposure to ISQM1, professional practice matters and led a large team of professionals and initiatives has also developed deep relationships with senior leadership with Latin America member firms. PK is a member of AICPA, ICAI, and IMA.