Eric Cohen is the owner of Cohen Computer Consulting, a consultancy focused on emerging accounting and audit technologies, including audit data standards, Blockchain, Continuous Audit and XBRL. His practice initially focused on helping growing businesses cope with and benefit from accounting software, leading to his role as a co-founder of XBRL and development of XBRL’s Global Ledger Taxonomy Framework (XBRL GL). As an ambassador of XBRL, he has worked in cooperation with virtually every other standards work attempting to standardize accounting and audit data, and a long cooperation with UN/CEFACT led to his assuming the role of Domain Coordinator for the Accounting and Audit Domain.
Mr. Cohen is a prolific author and willing speaker, teacher and trainer, having written or contributed to numerous books (including Guide to Customizing Accounting Software (CTS) and The Accountant’s Guide to the Internet (John Wiley) and hundreds of articles for the business, professional and academic press. He enjoys a long partnership with the academic community, cooperating with many professors in research and curriculum building on XBRL, continuous audit, information security and related areas of interest.