Steven Maex


Steve is a PhD Student and Presidential Fellow in Accounting at Temple University where his research focuses on emerging issues impacting audit quality. Prior to entering the PhD program, he spent seven years as an IT Auditor and Data Analytics Specialist with KPMG rising to the level of IT Audit Manager in KPMG’s Baltimore office. Holding both Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certifications, he was responsible for leading projects at the intersection of technology and business risk, and he hopes to bring this cross-functional knowledge to his future teaching and research roles in academia. He currently lives in Philadelphia, PA with his wife and enjoys golfing and traveling in his free time.