Office Managing Principal
Chicago KPMG LLP
Linda Imonti is managing principal for KPMG LLP’s Chicago office, the firm’s second-largest with more than 2,500 partners and professionals. She is focused on growing our multidisciplinary teams to ensure that we are delivering high-quality and valuable services enabled by innovative thinking and technologies. In addition, she is focused on earning the trust of leading organizations, the public and the communities we serve. Beyond Chicago, Linda facilitates greater teaming and collaboration with eight Midwest markets as the Chicago Major Market Hub Leader. In 2015, Linda was elected to KPMG’s U.S. Board of Directors.
Known as a growth leader and innovator, Linda has over 30 years of experience working with clients to develop information-centric organizations by leveraging data for key insights and transformation. She has served a broad range of multinational clients, leading and coordinating multidisciplinary teams across the country and globally. Her depth of experience includes business transformation efforts for clients in areas such as finance transformation and operations alignment of enabling technologies, business intelligence, Big Data, and analytics. She applies her transformation and innovation knowledge and leadership across industries in technology-driven finance transformations and leverages innovative technology and assets to drive business optimization and value.
Linda has earned a reputation for building business groups inside organizations, driving those teams to record growth and exceeding performance expectations. Early in her career she joined a Big 8 accounting firm where she built two practices around technology- driven finance transformation. She carried that experience into practices at another Big 8 firm and at KPMG, where she established a national and global start-up practice for Business Intelligence.
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 diversity in the workplace and has led discussions with clients and in the business community on how to leverage societal norms to inspire leadership. Linda is a board member of Chicago United and an active member of World Business Chicago, Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, The Executives Club of Chicago, The Economic Club of Chicago, and The Chicago Network. For KPMG, Linda leads the KPMG Women Executives Network, a group of senior women from companies across Chicago and is co-partner champion for KPMG Chicago’s Pride@KPMG Network.
Consulting Magazine recognized Linda with the Women’s Leadership Award and she has been recognized as one of Crain’s Chicago Business’ Notable Women Executives, a Top 15 Business Women in Illinois by the National Diversity Council, and a Women Leader of Excellence by the Colorado Women’s Leadership Coalition.