Richard Asquith | Vice president, global tax, Avalara 

Asquith is responsible for efforts to help businesses understand and manage their tax compliance obligations as they expand globally. Previously, he was with TMF Group, founding and leading its global VAT practice for nearly 10 years. He began his career at KPMG in the UK and later joined EY, working in Russia, Hungary and France, assisting companies entering new markets.  Richard also serves on the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) tax committees.