Dan Harris

Dan Harris

Assurance Partner


BDO San Francisco Office


Executive Summary

Dan Harris has 16 years of public accounting experience. He works with growing businesses, focusing on those in the technology and consumer industries. As a member of BDO’s Bay Area practice, he has worked with businesses ranging from start-ups to international public companies, providing advice as they transition through the various phases of their growth.

The nature of Dan’s clients has allowed him to develop a deep understanding of the technical accounting issues faced by technology and consumer companies, including software and multiple-element revenue recognition models, stock-based compensation, purchase accounting, and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting requirements. Dan has a proven track record of working alongside client teams to deliver a smooth and effective audit within agreed-upon timeframes.

In addition to U.S. and European audits, Dan has experience in due diligence in both regions, having assisted a number of clients through the initial public offering (IPO) and acquisition process, and he is familiar with both US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Dan joined BDO’s Bay Area Technology practice in June 2008 from the BDO UK member firm, where he spent seven years in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practice.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of CPAs (CalCPA)
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)


Undergraduate Degree, Biochemistry, University of Oxford, United Kingdom