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- [Press Release]: Acuity CEO, Kenji Kuramoto, Named To Xero’s 2016 Partner Advisory Council
Kenji Kuramoto, CEO and Founder of Atlanta’s financial services business, Acuity, was recently handpicked to join Xero’s Partner Advisory Council (XPAC), boasting an impressive roster of the world’s most forward-thinking accounting professionals.
Inclusion in XPAC gives Kuramoto the ability to influence and advise Xero on innovation opportunities, global sales strategies and future product vision. Kuramoto was one of 12 professionals selected to join this year out of thousands of advisors within the Xero ecosystem. Xero is already leaning on Kuramoto’s financial expertise, featuring him as a speaker for this year’s Xero Roadshow stopping in Atlanta this Friday, December 2.
“Our partnership with Xero is huge. It will allow us to see new products and features first-hand while gaining a deeper understanding of what accountants, bookkeepers and small business owners need from their technology providers,” said Kuramoto. “More importantly, it gives us the opportunity to stay ahead of the market and continue to provide the best tools and services to our customers to drive real growth.”
Acuity provides the bookkeeping, bill pay, payroll, invoicing, GAAP reporting, and CFO services that entrepreneurs need to reach their financial goals while growing their business. Founded in 2004, Acuity’s industry leadership is supported by best-in-class partnerships including Inuit, Bill.com, Expensify, Gusto, Stripe, Zenefits, and Avalara to name a few. Acuity continues to lead the industry in innovation and was recently named by Atlanta Business Chronicle as Atlanta’s “Best Places To Work”.
“Xero continues to be at the forefront of the cloud accounting revolution; improving productivity and collaboration for forward-thinking firms like ours. I am excited that Kenji is representing Acuity on XPAC which will allow us to play a critical role in influencing new products and features that directly benefit our customers and businesses worldwide,” states Matthew May, Managing Partner.
To learn more about the Acuity, XERO partnership and Acuity’s induction into the 2016 XPAC program, please visit here. To see Kenji speak at the Xero roadshow in Atlanta or to get the full list of cities and dates, visit the official 2016 Xero Roadshow website.
Xero Roadshow dates:
Atlanta, GA – Friday, December 2
New York, NY – Monday, December 12
Washington, DC. – Tuesday, December 13
Acuity is an accounting and financial services company that helps build scalable accounting processes for growing businesses. Whether a business needs basic bookkeeping or dedicated CFO services, Acuity’s expert team of US-based professionals serves as partners in financial growth, giving businesses the confidence and support needed to scale smarter. s For more information, visit Acuity today.
The Xero Partner Advisory Council (XPAC) was created to strengthen the relationship between Xero and its partner community. The team meets periodically to discuss various topics and provide advice on Xero’s partner program, sales strategies, product, and vision, resulting in targeted, innovative new features and supporting content. To request XPAC membership, email USPress@Xero.com.