Chair and Professor of Accounting
Parveen P. Gupta is the chair and professor of accounting at the College of Business and Economics at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He is a recognized expert in Sarbanes-Oxley, internal control, risk management, financial reporting quality, and corporate governance. He has published numerous research papers and monographs in these areas. He is the recipient of many awards in teaching and research. During 2006–2007, he served as an academic accounting fellow in the SEC Division of Corporation Finance, where he worked closely with the division’s chief accountant and participated actively on Sarbanes-Oxley–related projects involving issuing Commission’s Guidance on Management’s Report on Internal Control under Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404 and Public Company Accounting Standard Board’s (PCAOB) Auditing Standard No. 5 on Auditing Internal Control. He and his team members were recognized for their work in this area with the “Law and Policy” award. His advisory experience is in the related areas and includes working with US-based manufacturing, financial services, energy industry clients and Big Four public accounting firms. He is a frequent speaker at academic and professional conferences both at a national and international level. He is often quoted in the media.