Jon West

Jon West

VP of Blockchain Engineering, Thompson Reuters

Jon West is a VP of Software Engineering within the Tax & Accounting division of Thomson Reuters. Jon has 30 years of technology experience in the tax, accounting, legal, and mortgage markets. Jon began as a software developer, then architect, now technology business leader. Jon co-chairs the Tech Titans Blockchain Forum and the Tax Working Group for the Accounting Blockchain Coalition.

Session Oct 12, 2018

Blockchain and Taxes – Disrupting Tax and Accounting Software

Blockchain promises to make data more trustworthy. Do we have trust problems with tax and accounting data? Of course we do. That’s why we have audits, reporting, etc. Can Blockchain solve this? Not completely, but it can make significant improvements.