John Higgins, Strategic Technology Advisor, Owner, Co-found – CPA Crossings LLC

John is the co-founder of CPA Crossings, LLC, which specializes in helping accounting, tax and financial professionals to leverage technology. John serves as a strategic technology advisor to CPAs in the planning and deployment of effective technology solutions and workflow automation. This aids them in the transformation to a digital practice model that features paperless processes and leverages cloud computing

In 2016, John created a strategic focus for the company to specialize in helping business organizations leverage the value propositions of Microsoft's Office 365 ecosystem, so that they can establish a fully integrated digital office model. The strategy consists of providing over 40 web based courses on every Office 365 applications from OneNote to OneDrive, as well as SharePoint, Teams, Skype and more. CPA Crossings also has a comprehensive curriculum for teaching you how to tap the power of the Microsoft business intelligence tools, including PowerPivot and Power BI.

In 2015, John established CPA Crossings’ new Cloud Accounting Learning Center. This is a comprehensive knowledge base of training, information and consulting services that is designed to help CPAs and financial professionals make the transformation to delivering accounting services through the use of cloud based accounting systems and other tools. This is the new accounting services paradigm for the 21st century, and John is regarded as a foremost authority on how CPAs can seize the opportunity.

John recently co-authored Ten Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud, published by the AICPA. This book provides CPAs with a strategic roadmap for taking their organizations online by leveraging cloud computing. 


John’s primary qualification is his passion for helping CPAs achieve success by leveraging technology. He has extensive knowledge and experience working with CPAs throughout the country.

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