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John D'Agostino


345 Park Avenue
New York, 10154-0102
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KPMG Advisory

John D'Agostino

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG International’s member firms have 145,000 professionals, including more than 8,000 partners, in 152 countries. KPMG employees distribute donated books in Paterson, NJ KPMG delivers a globally consistent set of multidisciplinary services based on deep industry knowledge. Our industry focus helps KPMG professionals develop a rich understanding of clients' businesses and the insight, skills, and resources required to address industry-specific issues and opportunities.

Our history spans three centuries and features a number of significant mergers, most recently the combination of Peat Marwick International and Klynveld Main Goerdeler, and their individual member firms, into KPMG in 1987. KPMG global member firm combined revenues totaled $22.7 billion for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, a 10.1 percent increase in U.S. dollars, or 6.2 percent in local currency terms. KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services and industry insight to help organizations negotiate risks and perform in the dynamic and challenging environments in which they do business.


Audit teams equipped with a high level of technical skills and empowered with professional skepticism provide the heart and soul of a good audit.


Through a forward thinking multidisciplinary approach, technical experience, and deep industry knowledge, KPMG’s Tax professionals can add value and help organizations manage the tax complexities of an ever-changing business environment.


KPMG's professionals combine technical, market, and business skills that allow them to deliver objective advice and guidance that help the firm's clients grow their businesses, improve their performance, and manage risk more effectively.


Our industry-driven structure has enabled us to develop deep knowledge of clients’ businesses and to provide an informed perspective on today’s complex market challenges.


John D’Agostino is a globally recognized leader in exchanges, asset management and market structure with a unique industry perspective drawn from 10 years experience creating liquidity under challenging conditions across the globe.

While head of strategy for the New York Mercantile Exchange, John spearheaded the Exchange’s breakthrough international partnership: the first ever Middle Eastern based energy exchange, the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME).

John has spoken and taught around the world on capital markets and market structure. In 2008, John’s story was the focus of the New York Times Bestseller, “Rigged” by Ben Mezrich. Recently, he was profiled in “The Start-Up of You” by Reid Hoffman. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Television, Barron’s, The O’Reilly Factor and many other financial and non-financial media.

John attended Williams College and the Harvard Business School and has been a guest lecturer for INSEAD University.

Partnership; 10,001+ employees; Financial Services industry

2011Present (1 year)

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Financial Services industry

June 2010January 2011 (8 months)

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Financial Services industry

20102010 (less than a year)

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Financial Services industry

20092010 (1 year)


June 2008June 2010 (2 years 1 month)


20072008 (1 year)


20032005 (2 years)

Partnership; 11-50 employees; Investment Management industry

20022005 (3 years)

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ACN; Management Consulting industry

19972001 (4 years)


Harvard Business School




University of Oxford




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