• ACFE Faculty


    Jeremy Clopton, CFE, CPA, ACDA, CIDA 
    What's Your SQ

    Jeremy Clopton

    Jeremy is the founder and owner of What’s Your SQ, a company focused on helping organizations identify their key strategic questions and develop methods to answer them. His work focuses on organizational culture, strategic planning and implementation of data analytics, designing analytics-based systems to detect and the mitigate the risk of fraud, and multigenerational leadership.

    Prior to founding What’s Your SQ, Clopton helped launch and lead the big data and analytics and digital forensics practices for a national accounting firm. He led a multidisciplinary, and geographically diverse, team of professionals. In developing the practice, he focused on his experience as a fraud examiner leveraging data analytics for fraud prevention and detection, risk assessment and business intelligence.

    Clopton has experience using ACL, IDEA, and Tableau software for analysis, data visualization, visual analytics and dashboard development.

    His project experience includes development and implementation of continuous auditing programs for Fortune 500 companies, development of analytics for compliance with anti-bribery and corruption regulations and investigative experience working with criminal justice organizations. Clopton’s industry experience includes all major industries.

    Clopton is a frequent speaker on the topics of data analytics and visualization, the value data can bring to an organization and leading a multigenerational workforce. He has spoken at global and national conferences, as well as regional and local conferences and webinars. He also contributes to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ Fraud Magazine and a variety of publications and blogs on the topic of data analytics.

    He is member of the American Institute of CPAs, Missouri Society of CPAs, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and Institute of Internal Auditors.

    Clopton is a CPA, Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), ACL Certified Data Analyst (ACDA) and Certified IDEA Data Analyst (CIDA). He is one of a select few individuals worldwide to be certified in the use of both ACL and IDEA data analytics software.

    He is a 2005 summa cum laude graduate of Drury University, Springfield, Missouri, with a B.A. degree in accounting.

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