Kenneth Brown is the Americas Director, Global Compliance and Reporting Services for Ernst & Young LLP. In this capacity, Ken leads the firm's Global Compliance and Reporting service line, which provides a range of tax compliance and reporting services to multinational companies. Ken has been instrumental in establishing this service line for the global Ernst & Young organization, and is nationally recognized in the fields of tax operating, process and reporting issues for multinational businesses.
Ken has over 33 years of experience with Ernst & Young LLP. Ken spent the first part of his career as a tax advisory partner, focusing on Federal, international and multi-state transactions and controversy. Over the past 10 years, Ken has directed services to help improve the operation and perceived value of corporate tax functions, both domestic and global. Ken's experience includes tax function performance improvement, data management, shared service and ERP integration, and global tax operations, compliance and risk matters.
Ken now serves as the engagement delivery executive for a number of the firm's Global Reporting and Compliance engagements.
Ken received both his B.S. and M.B.A. (Taxation) from the University of Southern California.
Ken has served in the firm's Los Angeles and Northern California offices, our Washington D.C. National Tax office and currently in our Dallas-based Center of Excellence.
Ken has lectured at the Georgetown University Law Center, the San Jose State University High Tech Tax Institute, the Committee on State Taxation, the Vanderbilt Law School State and Local Tax Institute, Tax Executives Institute and the University of Southern California Law Center Tax Institute.
Ken is the co-author of a tax portfolio published by the Bureau of National Affairs addressing state and federal income taxation of consolidated/combined corporate tax filings.
Ken has been a member of the Tax faculty of Golden Gate and San Jose State Universities and the Committee On State Tax Advanced Topics School.