Arshad Ahmed

Arshad Ahmedhas over 28 years’ experience in audit and consulting and is the SOC Practice Leader for Crowe. As the overall leader for Crowe’s SOC practice, he provides strategic direction for the practice and also leads SOC engagements for his clients. Ahmed has been involved with over 500 SOC (& previously known SAS 70) reports. He also leads Crowe’s IT Audit support for Financial Statement Audits practice and is well versed working with both public and private company financial audits. He has worked extensively with regulators and is heavily involved with PCAOB examinations. Ahmed’s wealth of experience includes SOC examinations (SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 2+), SOC for Cybersecurity, IT Audit support for financial statement audits, SOX 404, IT internal audit, cybersecurity, cloud, PCI, and technology regulatory consulting.


He has presented at financial services seminars, internal audit chapters, technology conferences and provides instruction relative to technology risk for continuing professional education. Ahmed has a Master of Accountancy from Miami University, Oxford, OH. His is also a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Information Systems Security Professional and .ertified Information Systems Auditor.