David Sems, CPA, CITP, CFF
David Sems is the Director of Forensic Technology & Investigations for Global EDD Group. Mr. Sems' experience includes 11 years as the Americas Leader of Forensic Analytics for Ernst & Young and extensive familiarity with international work stemming from providing services in 12 countries within Europe and North America.
Mr. Sems' skills cover the full range of services from computer forensic analysis to transactional data analytics. He helps clients by finding the "needle in the haystack". Using leading techniques including fuzzy string matching, link analysis, text mining, computer forensics and cluster analysis, Mr. Sems leads teams to help clients discover patterns, artifacts and anomalies in huge sets of disparate data that can be used to identify high-risk, non-obvious or suspicious activities.
Mr. Sems holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Akron and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Ohio Society of CPAs. He maintains the designation of Certified Information Technology Professional and Certified in Financial Forensics from the AICPA. David is also an associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.