Patrizio (Pat) Calitri

in CCH Tagetik North America

Patrizio (Pat) Calitri, CPA, CA is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant, a seasoned finance person whose experience is extensive and includes a 6 month stint as Clarity Systems' corporate controller as well as roles at Grand & Toy (OfficeMax's Canadian subsidiary) as Retail Controller and Corporate Controller and as an Audit Manager at Ernst & Young LLP.  During his nearly 9 year tenure with IBM (Clarity), Pat has held many positions and has gained a wide spectrum of experience. These positions included roles in Clarity Lab Services ranging from Project Implementation Lead to Client Services Manager and finally to Director of Financial Close Management. Pat held a product management role for the Clarity consolidation product while also building the Clarity Lab Services team for consolidation implementations within the organization. Pat’s last role within IBM was Business Unit Executive, WorldWide Product Marketing, IBM Business Analytics where Pat was responsible for Product Marketing for IBM's Disclosure Management and Financial Close solutions within their Business Analytics division. In this role, Pat was responsible for defining and implementing the global market strategy for IBM's solutions that automate all areas of the financial close process.  Pat holds a Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours Chartered Accountancy Option / Information Systems – Co-operative Programs) from the University of Waterloo.

Patrizio Calitri left the company in July 2018.

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