LEVERAGING ANALYTICS FOR PREDICTIVE, DATA-DRIVEN INSIGHTS

Sponsored by Oracle
DATE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2019
TIME: 2:00 PM ET
DURATION: 1 HOUR

Webcast Summary

In today’s business environment, companies need more from finance than financial statements and reports. They need predictive, data-driven insights that shape future business strategy and improve real time decision-making.

This is easier said than done as Finance Departments are facing larger volumes of data than ever before-data generated by customers, products, and suppliers. With analytics, it’s possible to bring finance into the future with predictive modeling, detailed analysis, and insights from Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Through a thought leadership presentation and interactive panel discussion, we’ll look at examples of how analytics are reshaping how finance works. We’ll explore several topic areas, including how Finance can transform the business with AI to:

  • Make investment and operating decisions leveraging data driven analysis from all data ( e.g., finance, HR, Sales)
  • Forecast future financial outcomes based on historical, trend and market data
  • Improve time to delivery and accuracy of financial reports and models  

About the Speaker

Katherine Motlagh, Chief Financial Officer, EMEA and Latin America, American Tower Corporation

Katherine Motlagh is the Chief Financial Officer for the EMEA and LATAM regions at American Tower Corporation, a leading global developer, owner and operator of telecommunications real estate headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. A financial executive with extensive experience in public accounting and financial leadership roles, Ms. Motlagh has a successful record in managing highly diverse organizations.
 
Prior to joining American Tower, she served as Customer Unit/Delivery Unit CFO at Ericsson, and prior to that, as Divisional CFO/Senior Business Controller at Nokia. Ms. Motlagh also has held a variety of finance and accounting leadership roles at organizations such as Nextel Communications, AmerisourceBergen and Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). She is both a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant and serves on a non-profit Board for the IMA Europe.
 
Ms. Motlagh holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from the Finance Academy in Moscow, Russia.

 

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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