CEO, Deloitte LLP
For the past four years, Salzberg served as Managing Partner, working with former CEO James Quigley, to shape the firm’s strategic vision and to help Deloitte reach unprecedented levels of revenue and business growth. As the architect of Deloitte’s innovative and standard-setting talent management strategy, Salzberg has significantly contributed to building an internal culture of integrity, flexibility and professional development that has resulted in industry-leading retention rates. A staunch champion of diversity, Salzberg has played a key role in implementing initiatives that significantly increased the number of women and minorities at Deloitte.
Salzberg joined Deloitte in 1977 and was admitted as partner in 1985. He has built an enviable record through a variety of leadership roles including Tri-State Group Managing Partner from 1996-1999 and National Tax Deputy Managing Partner from 1999-2000.
Salzberg also is an acknowledged authority in the areas of personal tax and partnership tax matters, and in 2000 assumed full leadership of the Deloitte Tax LLP practice, which included regional responsibility for the Americas tax practice, a position he held until 2003 when he became U.S. Managing Partner. Deloitte’s tax practice has received numerous awards and citations and is widely regarded as the pre-eminent tax practice among professional services organizations.
Salzberg is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the New York County Lawyers Association. In addition, he is the Chairman of the Board of the YMCA of Greater New York, a board member of the Jackie Robinson Foundation, and Chair of the Diversity Best Practices CEO Roundtable initiative.
Salzberg received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Brooklyn College, his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, and his LLM in Taxation from the New York University School of Law.