DRIVING AGILITY THROUGH INTELLIGENT FINANCE TRANSFORMATION 

DATE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2019
TIME: 2:00 PM ET
DURATION: 1 HOUR
Sponsored by SAP Finance

Webcast Summary

Today the Office of the CFO is expected to play a leading role in accelerating strategic growth across the enterprise. That’s easier said than done in today’s disruptive business landscape. As resources and talent are constantly evolving, agility becomes the key to success. Leading CFOs are driving intelligent finance transformation initiatives to achieve this agility and their organizations are benefiting from their efforts.

Cutting edge technology innovations are the key drivers for improving efficiency, transparency and reliable forward looking insights. These innovations clear a path to a more intelligent way for finance professionals to work, think and add value across the enterprise.

Join us to learn how CFOs are leveraging forward looking predictive insight for better strategic decisions and harnessing automation to keep their organizations ahead of the competition. During this webinar, we will discuss:
 
  • The role of the CFO as a strategic business partner
  • What intelligent finance transformation means in today’s landscape
  • How to develop the skills and capabilities of the finance team for the future
  • How to evolve planning and forecasting with predictive insights for increased agility  
  • How CFOs are leveraging technology to strengthen collaboration, productivity and forward looking decision making

About the Speaker

Stephanie Hudson Miller, Vice President, S/4HANA Finance Center of Excellence, SAP North America
 
Stephanie has been helping Finance organizations transform through solution delivery and business process transformation for the last 12 years with SAP North America and SAP ANZ.  In her current role, she is the Vice President of the SAP North America S/4HANA Finance Center of Excellence. In that role, she educates Finance Executives on the value of transformation through both business process changes and technology transformation. She also works closely with internal SAP stakeholders to insure they understand these same concepts in Finance so that they can articulate that message back to their own clients.
 
Stephanie graduated with an MBA from Florida Atlantic University with a concentration in International Accounting. She began her career in Financial Systems where she supported the implementation of several accounting tools to support planning, consolidation and analytics. During that time, she co-developed a solution for electronic invoicing that subsequently received a patent. Stephanie resides in St. Petersburg, FL with her husband Brett and son Cameron.
Lane Leskela, SAP Global Finance, GRC & Security Business Development Director, SAP
 
Lane has twenty-five years of experience in enterprise software and systems product and channel marketing, market research, consulting and business development. As a Finance and Risk Management solution portfolio specialist in SAP’s Global Center of Excellence, Lane supports SAP sales executives and regional Centers of Excellence as well as solutions and services partners and customers around the world. Prior to joining SAP, Lane was the first market development director for US-based Systems Integrator Fulcrum Information Technology (SafePaas). He was a GRC Product Marketing Director for Oracle and one of the founding GRC research analysts at Gartner, Inc. Lane is a graduate of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Lane lived and worked in China and Hong Kong in the 1990’s and, since 2002, has lived with his family in the Seattle Metropolitan area.

About the Moderator

Jess 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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