Standardized financial reporting is a hot topic in today's global marketplace. Just ask Associate Professor Ariel Markelevich, who studies eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) software.

Given his expertise, Markelevich was recently elected to serve on the XBRL International Certification Board (XCB).

As a board member, he’ll help shape the XBRL Foundation Certificate program, which is the only globally recognized XBRL training program from the consortium that created, manages, and maintains the XBRL specification.

Markelevich is also a member of the Institute of Management Accountants XBRL Advisory Committee and part of the Communications & Services Steering Committee for XBRL US.