Ken Salgado Joins The Orange County Office of PwC US as Assurance Partner

IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2012 – PwC US announced today that Ken Salgado has joined the firm as a partner in the Assurance practice.  Salgado joins PwC from Moss Adams, LLP, where he led its Technology and Life Sciences practice group. Based in Orange County, he will leverage his 23 years of audit experience to serve clients in Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange County, Phoenix and Las Vegas.

“Ken's deep technology experience in Southern California and his broad audit knowledge and expertise will further expand our ability to meet the needs of our clients,” said Knute Kurtz, managing partner of PwC's Orange County office.  He added, “Ken is an important addition to our market, and we are thrilled to welcome him to PwC.”

“I'm excited to join the firm," stated Ken Salgado. “PwC's reputation in the marketplace, as well as their commitment to their clients and the community make me proud to join the PwC family.”

Ken brings extensive technology experience to the role, having served internet, digital media, software, clean-tech and medical device companies during his career. His audit experience includes companies in all stages of growth, from startups to established multinational companies. His experience also includes mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and additional securities filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the development and evaluation of accounting and financial reporting systems.

Ken is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.  He is also on  the Board of OCTANe and Tech America.  He is dedicated to enriching the community and currently serves on the board of Think Together, a non profit organization that provides academically oriented after school programs in Southern California. Ken received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California.

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