Bob Laux is the North American Lead for the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). The IIRC is a global coalition of regulators, investors, companies, standard setters, the accounting profession and NGOs promoting communication about value creation as the next step in the evolution of corporate reporting.
Prior to joining the IIRC, Bob spent 16 years at Microsoft Corporation, most recently as the Treasury Controller. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2000, Bob was an Industry Fellow at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) where he was responsible for coordinating the activities of the Emerging Issues Task Force. Prior to joining the FASB, Bob spent eight years at General Motors.
External Corporate Reporting Related Activities Member of the American Accounting Association (AAA) Audit Committee Member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Board of Directors, 2014-2018 Member of the AAA’s Finance Committee, 2014-2017 Member of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Global Preparers Forum, 2007-2017 Member of the IASB’s XBRL Advisory Council, 2009-2013 Member of the AICPA’s Board of Directors, 2008-2010 Member of the Center for Audit Quality SEC Regulations Committee, 2006-2009 Member of the AICPA’s Accounting Standards Executive Committee, 2001-2004
Education BA – Accounting, Michigan State University MBA – Finance, University of Houston Certified Management Accountant, Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) and Chartered Global Management Accountant