Kurt Underwood

Managing Director

Professional Experience

Kurt serves as a managing director with Protiviti. He is responsible for leading Protiviti’s Managed Technology Solutions.

Kurt is an active advisor to CEOs, CFOs and CIOs on the effective alignment and use of information technology to drive business results.  With more than 27 years of experience, Kurt has worked his entire career helping management teams and boards protect and enhance the value of their enterprises with information technology across a multitude of industries including: Communications; Media; Software; Financial Services; Consumer Products; Energy and Healthcare.

As a former Big 5 partner and chief executive officer of a publicly-traded information technology consulting firm, Kurt offers Protiviti’s clients insightful consulting experience and executive board relationships.

Kurt is APICS certified as CPIM, a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles Honors Collegium, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude with a B.A. in Economics.


  • UCLA, BA Economics
  • Professional Memberships & Certifications
  • CPIM – American Production and Inventory Control Society
  • Institute of Internal Auditors