Lunch and Learn: The Impact of Technology on Your Career

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Event Details:

Date:  Friday, June 15, 2018

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Venue: Americas Training - Room III, 45th floor, 1111 Bagby Street, Ste 4500. Houston, TX 770029
Tickets: Members - $10 I Non-members - $25
Lunch will be served


Dear Ascend members and friends,

Ascend Houston will be hosting a lunch and learn on Friday, June 15 from 11:30 am to 1:00pm. Please join us in welcoming Jong Tong, Managing Tax Director at Deloitte Tax LLP as the guest speaker. John is currently a National Process Technology Leader in Global Employer Services (GES) practice. He has lived through the era of being a tax accountant focused heavily on tax compliance and transformed his career into a technology leader. He will share his story how technology has transformed his career and provide some tips on how to prepare our career due to rapid changes in technology.


John Tong is a Managing Tax Director in the Global Employer Services (GES) practice at Deloitte Tax LLP. John has more than 15 years of experience in Global Mobility Tax. In the early years of his career at Deloitte, John was a tax compliance leader overseeing the global compliance process for a large multinational company. While he led the global tax compliance, he was also looking for ways to improve the compliance process by leveraging the use of technology. He is now taking the role as a National One GES Operational Excellence and Process Technology Leader to develop technology tools and process into context to formulate action items and streamline the compliance process throughout the GES mobility practice.

John is a Certified Public Accountant and received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from University of Montevallo. He is a member of Texas and Georgia Society of CPAs as well as a member of AICPA.Tax Managing Director

Deloitte Tax LLP

Event Agenda:


11:30am - 11:50am - Registration & Lunch
11:50am - 12:45pm - The Impact of Technology on your career.
12:45 pm - 1:00pm - Questions/Wrap-up