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Webcast Summary

Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotic process automation open exciting new opportunities for innovation in enterprise performance management (EPM). During this Webcast, you will hear how companies are approaching technology-led opportunities for innovation and automation across their EPM business processes, including planning and forecasting, financial consolidation and close, process orchestration, account reconciliation, and performance reporting.

About the Speakers

Al MarcianteAl Marciante, Senior Director, Product Management, Oracle

Al has more than 25 years of experience at Hyperion and Oracle and is responsible for driving new cloud-based offerings, financial reporting, strategic office integration tools, sales enablement, and demo development for Oracle's EPM product group.

Alex SeranAlex Seran, Managing Director, Huron Consulting Group

Alex is a leader in Huron's Enterprise Solutions and Analytics practice and specializes in the improvement and effectiveness of clients' finance and back-office processes. He is a hands-on business technology professional with a unique blend of technical and functional expertise in a wide array of practice areas, focusing on finance and technology.

With more than 20 years of experience in large multinational organizations in Europe and North America, Alex has a successful track record in delivering global, complex transformation programs and demonstrates extensive knowledge of leading project teams, as well as driving innovative business solutions in robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, enterprise performance management, and analytic reporting in the financial services, consumer goods and services, life sciences, healthcare, utilities, and public sector verticals.

Prior to joining Huron, Alex served as Principal at ADI Strategies, where he led the Financial Close practice and the Financial Consolidation and Reporting practice. He has also served as Vice President of IT and Financial Systems at Publicis Group.

Mark T. SchloegelMark T. Schloegel, Senior Director, Huron Consulting Group

Mark T. Schloegel is a Senior Director and leader at Huron in the areas of consulting, advisory, and intelligent automation services. He has provided consulting services to national and multinational clients across multiple industry sectors over the past 20 years while in leadership roles with firms such as Deloitte, ABeam Consulting, and A.T. Kearney. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University, and an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Mark can be reached at

About the Moderator

Joe FleischerJoe Fleischer, Editorial Director, Finance Channel, Argyle Executive Forum

In his role as finance channel editorial director with Argyle Executive Forum, Joe Fleischer focuses on developing virtual events on topics that reflect the primary concerns and priorities of senior finance executives. He is based in New York.

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Fields of Study: Information Technology
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Delivery Method: Group Internet-based
Recommended CPE Credit(s): 1

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