Jody Padar, CPA, is VP of Tax Strategy & Evangelism at april, the first AI-powered tax system. She is featured on the Accounting Today Top 100 Influential People List. Jody has led the transition of next-generation public accounting firms through open collaboration and change management. She is the author of Botkeeper for Dummies; From Success to Significance: The Radical CPA Guide; and The Radical CPA: New Rules for the Future-Ready Firm. The idea of using AI and automation to transform industries and now taxes is a true love and Jody can't wait to develop, evolve and share a simplified and pleasurable tax experience.