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Will Tanem

Will Tanem

Partner, Technical Accounting & IPO Readiness
Technical Accounting Practice Leader
Location: San Francisco |

Will leads BPM’s Technical Accounting Group, serving as an advisor for both public and private companies in Silicon Valley and the larger Bay Area. He applies his expertise to a variety of industries including life science, financial services, technology and consumer products. Will guides clients through the implementation of new standards, accounting for business combinations and complex transactions, and preparing clients for initial public offerings through IPO Readiness services.

Known to some as an accounting enthusiast, Will has dedicated his career to understanding new accounting standards as they are developed, while providing clients a deep level of proficiency of complex pre-existing standards. He is consistently recognized for his ability to deliver an excellent client experience through the quality and timeliness of his deliverables.

Will Tanem holds an active CPA license in California.

Quick facts

  • Member – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member – California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)

BA/Business Economics – University of California, Santa Barbara
MSA/Master of Science in Accountancy – Golden Gate University


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