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Brendan Maher - KPMG. Toronto, ON, CA

Brendan Maher

National Industry Leader, Technology, Media and Telecommunications | KPMG

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Management Consultant and National Industry Leader with over 20 years experience advising clients in the Telecommunications & Media sector





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In his role as KPMG's National Industry Leader, Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Brendan effectively manages opportunities for new enterprises, as well as the means to enable some of the most successful organizations to generate extraordinary growth and shareholder value.

Through his many successful years with KPMG, and as a technology and communications sector professional, Brendan has the experience to recognize the challenges facing the industry today and offer customized services to help boost your organizational efficiency and give you a competitive advantage in a crowded market place.

As a key member of KPMG, Brendan has provided a forward-looking level of guidance in the portfolios of Audit, Tax, Risk, and Financial Advisory services to clients across various communications industry segments. Clients have come from key sectors of the telecommunications and media industries:

- Cable television
- Wireless and wired communications
- Satellite
- Broadband/data service providers
- Internet service providers
- Data center/web hosting
- Application service providers

Within his role, Brendan has amassed the resources to help providers of technology products and services to succeed in turbulent markets.

Industry Expertise (10)

Business Services

Investment Management


Capital Markets


Market Research

Management Consulting

Information Technology and Services

Corporate Leadership

IT Services/Consulting

Areas of Expertise (5)

Financial Statement Auditing

International Financial Reporting Standards

Corporate Reporting and Governance

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Technology and Telecommunications

Accomplishments (3)

Member - Toronto Board of Trade, ICT Committee (professional)

Toronto is a significant centre for excellence and innovation in information and communications technology (ICT). The Board of Trade created the ICT Advisory Committee to increase collaboration and competitiveness within the sector. Through this committee, the Board of Trade provides a home for Toronto’s ICT companies; a place to meet and connect, forums for networking and learning opportunities, and a launch pad for policy development and advocacy.

Advisory Board Member - (professional)

Brendan was a member of the Advisory Board with, which brought together technology leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and executives of the Greater Toronto Area's economic development agencies for a half day of panel discussions, displays and an evening to remember, to celebrate, to brainstorm, network and create economic opportunity.

Board of Directors - Toronto Irish Film Festival (personal)

Brendan is on the Board of Directors for the Toronto Irish Film Festival (TIRFF), which celebrates the best of Irish cinema and promotes Irish filmmakers to the Greater Toronto Irish community and the Toronto film festival public. TIRFF creates a unique cultural environment for over 500,000 people who claim Irish heritage in the GTA to keep in touch with modern Irish culture, as well as bringing the best of Ireland’s creative output to a loyal film audience in the city.

Education (2)

University College Dublin : Bachelor of Commerce 1984

Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants: CA

Event Appearances (1)

IPO Preparation, Execution, and Life as a Public Company

KPMG IPO Bootcamp  Toronto, Ontario



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  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC


*Will consider certain engagements for no fee