Linda Imonti is the National Partner in Charge, Advisory Office Leaders and Chicago Advisory Office Leader for KPMG LLP where she is responsible for driving best practices in market development, people connectivity, and office operations across the 21 major markets including the Chicago market where she oversees a team of 1100 partners and professionals and leads advisory for the second largest revenue-generating office in the firm. In 2015, Linda was elected to KPMG’s U.S. Board of Directors.
Linda has more than 28 years of experience serving a broad range of multinational clients where she has led and coordinated multidisciplinary teams across the country and globally. Her extensive and varied knowledge in business transformation provides leadership to clients in areas such as finance transformation and operations alignment of enabling technologies, business intelligence, Big Data, and analytics.
Linda’s breadth and depth of business and technology knowledge and experience coupled with her broad industry background in the corporate, entrepreneurial and consulting arenas led her to be chosen to lead KPMG’s Intelligent Enterprise Project. This information strategy initiative will enable a cultural change in how data is used to make business decisions. Linda works with a broad-spectrum of stakeholders – firm leadership to the individual end user – with the ultimate goal to drive additional innovation and transformation throughout the organization.
At the beginning of her career, Linda spent a number of years working in professional service firms. Following her tenure at what was then known as the Big 8, she led a team who administered online campaign development and customer support and was successful in improving operations efficiency, reducing costs, and redefining quality as Vice President, CRM and Operations Transformation at computer hardware firm, Gateway, Inc. Prior to joining KPMG, Linda developed a service support group and call center professional services as Vice President, Professional Services at Convergys.
Linda has authored numerous articles on the analytics field and is a frequent speaker on business intelligence, information strategy, big data, and analytics. She is also an advocate for advancing diversity and has led discussions on how to leverage societal norms to inspire leadership.
Linda currently is a member of the Chicago Says No More Steering Committee and the Civic Consulting Alliance. She also leads the KPMG Chicago Women Executives Network. In 2013, Consulting Magazine presented Linda with the Women’s Leadership Award. She also was recognized as a Women Leader of Excellence by the Colorado Women’s Leadership Coalition.