Jiro Olcott

Guard Global

Jiro has over 25 years of experience in information systems and reporting technology, of which the past 3 years have been dedicated ESG/CRS reporting.  As well his deep knowledge of software development and management consulting, Jiro’s industry experience spans from financial services, energy and manufacturing to aerospace.  He has worked in director and senior management positions in organisations including: Guard Global Ltd, PwC, Accenture, IBM, Northrop-Grumman, The Dow Jones Corporation and Schlumberger International.  He actively works with industry thought-leaders to develop and implement solutions to automate the integration of financial and sustainable development reporting across industry sectors. During the past three years, Jiro has pioneered software development techniques in the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) domain, including hashgraph and blockchain.  He has successfully developed a secure decentralised structured database platform using Hedera Hashgraph.

Jiro holds a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering and a master’s degree in computer science.  He is a certified sustainable development practitioner (GRI and SDSN) and is XBRL (eXtensible Business Development Language) tested and certified.  He also speaks French and Japanese.

My Sessions

Academic Research

Al Noor

The Academic Track presents recent and ongoing research from around the world that examines the application of XBRL to meet various business needs, as well as the effect different applications and methodologies have on business reporting outcomes.

Academic Research