“XBRL - The eXtensible Business Reporting Language ”

Charlie Hoffman receives AICPA award for pioneering XBRL work

8/15/2011 3:39:02 PM   Bron: XBRL.org

Charlie Hoffman, who conceived the idea of XBRL, has received the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' (AICPA) Special Recognition Award for his pioneering work in proposing and helping to develop the language.  Mr Hoffman, currently Director of Industry Solutions-Financial Reporting at UBMatrix, started investigating how XML could be used for electronic reporting of financial information in 1998 and then proposed the idea to the AICPA.  Since the creation of the XBRL International (XII) consortium, he has continued to play a leading role in helping to develop and promote the standard.

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