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Webcast Summary

Many of the challenges that Chief Financial Officers are grappling with today are fueled by disruption. Forward looking CFOs are working now to get the right people and technology in place to take advantage of the disruption ahead. This requires a clear strategy for finance in today’s digital landscape.

Join this webcast with Deloitte for a look at what finance leaders are doing to prepare for the future and the important role that analytics play in preparing. An interactive panel discussion will follow where we’ll explore:

  • The role of the CFO as a strategist and catalyst
  • The importance of analytics for Finance today and how analytics can support a digital operating model
  • The skills and technology necessary to create an analytics culture
  • Why access to data is essential for Finance to serve as a business partner
  • The future of Finance and how to adopt a modern approach to thinking about and applying technology

About the Speakers

John HugoJohn Hugo, Vice President, Financials Products, Workday

John joined Workday, Inc. as Vice President, Financials Products in 2015. Prior to Workday, John was Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller, and Principal Accounting Officer, at Life Time Fitness, Inc., a Minneapolis, Minnesota based Healthy Way of Life company. Prior to Life Time Fitness, John held accounting and financial leadership roles with CompleTel Europe, N.V. (Paris, France), Jones Intercable, Inc. (Denver, Colorado), and started his career at Arthur Andersen LLP (Denver, Colorado). John has a B.B.A. in Accountancy from Iowa State University, and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the state of Colorado.

Matt SchwendermanMatt Schwenderman, Global Practice Lead, Workday Financials, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Matt is a principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP and leads the Performance Management Technology practice. He has spent his career designing and delivering technology services and solutions to help companies across a variety of industries enable their financial and management reporting, consolidation, planning, budgeting and forecasting. He also serves as an engagement leader and subject matter advisor in all areas of finance transformation to Deloitte’s CFO program.

Joe HanlonJoe Hanlon, Chief Financial Officer, US Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Financial Group

Joe Hanlon is the Divisional CFO for BMO’s US Personal and Commercial Bank, headquartered in Chicago, having moved to this role from BMO’s Transportation Finance unit based in Dallas, Texas. Prior to joining BMO, Joe was the CFO for GE Capital Equipment Finance. Joe spent 29 years with GE in a series of finance roles in Credit, Controllership, Pricing, and M&A before performing divisional CFO roles in leveraged lending and equipment leasing/lending.

Joe is a graduate of GE’s Financial Management Program, has is MBA from the University of Connecticut, and is a graduate of Fairfield University.

About the Emcee

Jess BozzoJess Bozzo, Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum

Jess is the Content Manager for Argyle Executive Forum's growing CFO virtual division. In her current role, Jess is responsible for the creation and implementation of virtual event themes, overviews, and working with speakers and partners to create engaging and timely content. Prior to joining Argyle, Jess got her start in audience development and marketing with NewBay Media. A graduate of Gettysburg College, and a New Jersey native, Jess currently resides in Hoboken.

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

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