CFO Rising West Summit

October 16 & 17, San Francisco, 2017

The Schedule

*Please note, this is subject to change


  • Financial Innovation & Tech
  • The Future CFO - Strategies & Operations
  • Corporate Performance Management

Day 1

10:35

Morning Break - Exhibition Area

Financial Innovation & Tech

11:00

AI & FinTech are Disrupting Various Components of the CFO Role

Kartik Gada — Director at Woodside Capital Partners

11:30

WORKSHOP: Building a Successful Financial Performance Management System

Allen Sherbrook & Tom Oxbury — Agents of Change at Concessio

12:30

Lunch - Exhibition Area

13:30

Innovating for Growth

Brett Tromp — CFO at Discovery

14:00

The Power of Payment and Accounts Payable Integration

Daniel Andrew — VP, Strategic Accounts at Corcentric

14:30

Technology, Change and Impact on Your People

Smita Sanadhya — Senior Director, FP&A at HP

15:00

Afternoon Break - Exhibition Area

15:30

5 steps to maximizing travel ROI

Jay Richmond — Head of Business at Amadeus

16:30

Networking Drinks - Exhibition Area

The Future CFO - Strategies & Operations

11:00

Call Us CSOFO’s (Chief Strategic and Operational Financial Officers)

Mark Steffler — CFO at Legend

11:30

ROUNTABLE: Financial Strategies that Drive Results

Ash Noah — VP, External Relations at CGMA

12:30

Lunch - Exhibition Area

13:30

Charting the Company’s Future as CFO

Steven Hickson — CFO at AccuWeather

14:00

Revenue Performance Management - How CFO's Can Lead the Charge

Clark Muse — VP, Corporate Development at Vena Solutions

14:30

Finance as a Business Partner - An Emerging Role of Finance

Nick Fischer — CFO at Betteridge

15:00

Afternoon Break - Exhibition Area

15:30

PANEL- Finance-Enabled Transformation: Positioning for Growth

Elliot Fuhr — Managing Director at Berkeley Research Group

16:30

Networking Drinks - Exhibition Area

Corporate Performance Management

11:00

Digital Experience: The Power of Brand and Mitigating Risk in the Age of Digital Transformation

Mehdi Daoudi — CEO at Catchpoint

11:30

WORKSHOP - EPM in the Cloud – Host Analytics Demonstration

Stephen Godfrey — Solution Consultant at Host Analytics

12:30

Lunch - Exhibition Area

13:30

CFO: The Transformational Leader

Philipp Schramm — CFO at Webasto

14:00

Business as Unusual – How to Achieve Agility in Disruptive Times

Ash Noah — VP, External Relations at CGMA

14:30

Continuous Accounting, the Path to Success in the Changing Accounting Landscape

Michael Shultz — Director, Finance at BlackLine

15:00

Afternoon Break - Exhibition Area

15:30

FIRESIDE CHAT: The Expanded Role of the CFO

Bill Zerella — CFO at Fitbit

16:30

Networking Drinks - Exhibition Area

Day 2

09:30

Leveraging A/R for Working Capital Gains: A 3-step CFO Roadmap for Integrated Receivables

Anuj Saxena — VP & General Manager, Strategy at HighRadius

10:30

Morning Break - Exhibition Area

12:30

Lunch - Exhibition Area

15:00

End of Summit

* Please note that due to the busy schedules and work priorities of our speakers, the schedule is subject to change - we will always endeavour to find a suitable replacement wherever possible. Left_double_arrowBack