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The New Normal for Finance Leaders and the Resilient CFO

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Jun 21, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
  • Speaker David Sweenor Senior Director, Product Marketing

    David Sweenor is the Senior Director of Product Marketing at Alteryx, an international speaker, and acclaimed author with several patents. He is a specialist in the business application of AI, ML, data science, IoT, and business intelligence, and is responsible for the go-to-market strategy for Alteryx’s data science and machine learning portfolio.

  • Speaker Unsur Ahmad Senior Director

    Unsur Ahmad is Senior Director at a large retailer, where he focuses on the digital transformation strategy for accounting/finance so teams are integrated with emerging tech and ensuring that automation and technology are at the forefront. Previously, he held roles at Walmart and eBay in their accounting organization, where he worked in various areas such as SEC Reporting, Technical Accounting, Technology Finance and FP&A. Prior that he spent 10 years in public accounting working for the various Big 4 firms.

  • Speaker Jason Proto Director, Data Integration and Migration Services, at RSM US LLP

    Jason has spent his career both on the network administration and as a data and analytics architect and implementation specialist throughout his 20-year career. He specialized in helping his clients transform their organizations by creating data driven solutions, as well as improving processes that directly connect business with technology. He brings a blend of functional business knowledge along with a technical background allowing him to provide insight on how the technology can obtain the specific enterprise-wide goals of any organization

The New Normal for Finance Leaders and the Resilient CFO

Tuesday, June 21st | 2 PM ET

 

If the past few years have taught finance leaders anything, it's that change is the new normal. With a global pandemic and geopolitical instability, change is the new normal. This ever-changing environment, has caused organizations to modernize their finance departments.

Finance Leaders today are being asked a broad spectrum of questions that need to be answered in real-time. To achieve this, data, analytics, and automation are required. However, there is also an analytics skills shortage which conspires to impede organizational progress. What should finance leaders do to adapt and become more resilient? 

Join Home Depot and IDC in this live webinar to learn tips, tricks, and best practices to become a modern, resilient, finance leader. Hear first-hand how the Office of Finance is:

  • Shifting emphasis from risk mitigation, cost reduction, and business optimization to more dynamic budgeting and forecasting
  • Using data and analytics to become more predictive in fighting fraud, closing the books faster, and forecasting
  • Adopting modern analytic tools and techniques to upskill their workforce

Speaker: David Sweenor | Senior Director of Product Marketing at Alteryx

David Sweenor is the Senior Director of Product Marketing at Alteryx, an international speaker, and acclaimed author with several patents. He is a specialist in the business application of AI, ML, data science, IoT, and business intelligence, and is responsible for the go-to-market strategy for Alteryx’s data science and machine learning portfolio.   

With over 20 years of hands-on business analytics experience, Sweenor has supported organizations including SAS, IBM, TIBCO, Dell, and Quest in advanced analytic roles. 

Follow David on Twitter @DavidSweenor and connect with him on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidsweenor/.

Speaker: Jason Proto | Director, Data Integration and Migration Services at RSM US LLP

For the past 10 years, his main focus has been on the integration between cloud and on prem applications, sourcing and standardizing data across platforms, and proving a data governance framework through process and technology to create accurate and reliable data platforms. During this time, he has designed and implemented cloud conversion solutions in Oracle Cloud Services, Hyperion, SAP, Workday and built analytic solutions for financial and regulatory reporting in Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle Databases utilizing Tableau, Alteryx, Cognos, and Oracle BI both in the cloud and on premise. 

Jason’s focus is on building end to end solutions which include providing a vision, strategy and clearly defined road map based on complex infrastructures, multiple points of integration, and business rules which can cleanse, convert and provide an enterprise-wide source of data truth to an entire organization. With a focus on finance transformation, he has worked in the following areas: Banking/Finance, Insurance, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing, and Hospitality.

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