Building the Right Compass - Managing the Ever Changing Landscape of Finance and Broader Corporate Technology
 

Building the Right Compass - Managing the Ever Changing Landscape of Finance and Broader Corporate Technology

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In this Panel you will hear from seasoned CFOs who will share how they drive for efficiency in transaction-processing as well as provide effective analytical support to operating managers and business ...

In this Panel you will hear from seasoned CFOs who will share how they drive for efficiency in transaction-processing as well as provide effective analytical support to operating managers and business leaders. The focus will be on business process excellence that is enabled by sound technology planning and management. You will hear how they frame the pros and cons of strategies such as applying Cloud computing to the realm of finance and accounting. You will also get their advice on how the CFO can best influence broader corporate technology initiatives.

Speakers:
Moderator: Mary Driscoll, Senior Research Fellow, APQC
Jack Judd, CFO, Proto Labs, Inc
Janet Pirus, CFO, Formerly Papa Murphy's
Mike Rasic, CFO, ZestFinance
Kim Wallin CMA, CFM, CPA, Controller, State of Nevada

Presentation delivered at ProformaTECH 2014 - http://www.proformatech.com
CFO Panel Discussion

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Building the Right Compass - Managing the Ever Changing Landscape of Finance and Broader Corporate Technology Building the Right Compass - Managing the Ever Changing Landscape of Finance and Broader Corporate Technology Presentation Transcript

  • CFO Panel:
  • Moderator – Mary Driscoll, Senior Research Fellow, APQC • Mary Driscoll is an author, editor, and lecturer with expertise in corporate finance, capital markets, and business management. • She serves as senior research fellow at APQC, a benchmarking and best-practices research organization. Mary leads the financial management research initiative. • Previously, Ms. Driscoll spent a decade as president of CFO Research, the research services arm of CFO magazine. • Ms. Driscoll has written several business books, including the professional reference guide Cash Management: Corporate Strategies for Profit (John Wiley & Sons). • She has won journalism awards for corporate finance, treasury operations, and personal financial planning topics. 2 © 2014 Proformative
  • CFO Panel: Building the Right Compass - Managing the Ever Changing Landscape of Finance and Broader Corporate Technology MODERATOR: Mary Driscoll Senior Research Fellow, APQC 3 © 2014 Proformative Jack Judd CFO Proto Labs, Inc Janet Pirus Former CFO Papa Murphy’s Mike Rasic CFO Zest Finance Kim Wallin Controller State of Nevada
  • Thank You For Attending Today’s CFO Panel! Now onto our Awards Presentation © 2014 Proformative
  • 2014 ProformaTECH Awards for Excellence
  • ProformaTECH Awards for Excellence • Why Have Awards? • To Celebrate! 6 © 2014 Proformative
  • Pioneering Finance Technology Leader of the Year Ginger Bleess FP&A Manager, Arron’s Inc. “Great example of a company adopting an integrated approach to planning its business and developing a budget using rapid cycles, focusing on business outcomes and enabling self-service to enable FP&A to focus on analysis and planning.” 7 © 2014 Proformative
  • Most Effective Adoption of Technology by a Finance Organization Jennifer Moline Sr. Accountant – Internal Reporting, Windstream Corporation “Company replaced an overly complex, poor performing financial performance management system with one that has a more elegant structure allowing it to deliver more useful information to users faster.” 8 © 2014 Proformative
  • CFO Technology Leader of the Year Tom Walker CFO, Tableau Software “CFO acted as a catalyst for the adoption of an easy to use technology that enables more effective performance management to drive deeper insight and better results.” 9 © 2014 Proformative
  • Here to Present the MacBook Air: And the Winner is…. © 2014 Proformative
  • Thank You to All of Our Great Speakers! Thank you! 11 © 2014 Proformative
  • Thank You Sponsors! 12
  • Thank You for Joining Us! • It was fun and educational • We appreciate your time • We look forward to seeing you at www.proformative.com 13 © 2014 Proformative
  • Please Join Us for Cocktails and Networking In the Exhibit Hall! Now I am Closing PROFORMATECH 2014!
  • Thank You Sponsors! 15