TIME: 12:00 PM ET
Sponsored by CGMA and Oracle

Webcast Summary

Today's businesses look to their finance leaders to provide data-driven intelligence and guidance. Yet fewer than half of finance teams play influential roles in partnering with their businesses to improve decision making. What’s more, only 33% of CFOs say their finance teams are influential in helping organizations predict and understand future disruption. 

Join this Webcast to hear about the implications of these findings and compelling research that reveals:

  • The key traits that are helping digital finance leaders to exert their influence,
  • Five challenges that typically prevent finance leaders from driving digital strategy, and how to overcome them, and
  • The new technologies and skills finance teams need to achieve business influence and success.

About the Speakers

Ash Noah, CPA, CGMA, Managing Director, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Ash engages with CFOs and finance leaders worldwide to understand how finance teams are evolving and guides the Association’s initiatives to ensure that the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) learning content, syllabus, and examinations are future-ready.  
Ash joined the Association in 2012, and prior to that served as CFO of the international business unit of TNT Express, the global transport and logistics provider, and led finance teams in 45 countries through significant transformation. 
Ash is a licensed U.S. CPA, a CGMA designation holder, and a Fellow of CIMA.
Eric Kinnoin, Vice President, Global Business Finance, Oracle
Eric Kinnoin leads a global finance team for Oracle's customer and support services (CSS) organization, which encompasses customer support, advanced customer services, education, managed cloud services, and other key areas that include IT.

As part of his role, in which he manages a finance team located throughout Australia, Europe, Japan, Singapore, and the U.S., Eric is overseeing the transition from a traditional on-premises software model to a cloud-based consumption model. Eric also oversees core finance processes that include forecasting and budgeting f
or Oracle's CSS organization.

A four-year veteran of Oracle, Eric previously spent 16 years with HP. 

About the Moderator

Joe 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 webinars on topics that reflect the primary concerns and priorities of senior finance executives. He is based in New York.
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Field 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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