Erik Saito is senior vice president and general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC) at Workiva. In his role, Erik is responsible for providing oversight and guidance to his regions, as well as helping Workiva deliver its mission of powering transparent reporting for a better world. He is also responsible for the management and growth of these expanding markets.
Erik has over 20 years of experience operationalizing and growing high-performing business units. Previously, Erik served various leadership roles at Ingredion Inc. (NYSE: INGR), including as chief financial officer of the Asia Pacific region and also held executive management responsibility for Ingredion's Australia and New Zealand business units. Before joining Ingredion, Erik was the vice president of Investment Banking M&A at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. (NYSE: JPM) and served as a senior consultant at Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
He has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Chicago. Erik often speaks to industry and trade groups on financial reporting, finance digital transformation and related topics.