Artificial intelligence panel to speak at UB

Storch, Alimchandani, Karpati and Hu.

Release Date: March 19, 2024


BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo School of Management will host a free panel discussion to explore the growing impact of artificial intelligence on the world of accounting and finance at 5:15 p.m. on April 3 in Knox Lecture Hall Room 104 on UB’s North Campus.

Presented by the school’s Helen and Oscar Sufrin Lectureship in Accounting, the talk is titled “Artificial Intelligence and its Implications on Financial Reporting.”

Adam Storch, BS ’02, senior officer at the Securities and Exchange Commission, will serve as moderator. Storch established and leads the SEC’s Event and Emerging Risks Examinations Team, which examines new and emerging technologies such as alternative data and AI.

Other members of the panel include:

  • Hero Alimchandani, BS ’04, managing director in Deloitte’s National Office. In his role, Alimchandani focuses on SEC reporting matters, reviews SEC filings, and advises clients on best practices in working with the SEC and on transactions and interpretations of SEC reporting literature.
  • Bruce Karpati, JD ’96, partner and chief compliance officer for KKR. Karpati focuses on regulatory requirements and internal policies to maintain integrity and mitigate compliance risks across the firm. Karpati co-founded the SEC’s asset management unit where he led the hedge fund working group to combat securities fraud in the hedge fund industry will further enrich the panel's collective expertise. 
  • Rose Hu, BS/MBA ’09, clinical assistant professor of accounting and law and director of the MS in Accounting program in the School of Management. Prior to joining the School of Management faculty at UB, Hu was an audit senior manager at KPMG, where she served clients in a variety of industries and designed, developed and instructed several national training courses on audit standards and data analytics.

Open to the public, the free lecture will be followed by Q&A. Advance registration is required by April 1; visit to reserve a seat. For more information, contact Cassie Nguyen, clinical assistant professor of accounting and law in the UB School of Management, at

The Helen and Oscar Sufrin Lectureship in Accounting brings distinguished business professionals to the UB School of Management to speak about accounting issues. Funding is provided through the generous support of Leslie Sufrin, CPA, and Gerald Sufrin, MD, a longtime UB professor, in honor of their late parents.

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit

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