283: From Finance Leader to Chief Executive | Ken Østreng, CFO, Confirmit

As a CFO, Ken Østreng has been highly visible across his Nordic-based firm’s multinational operations. Whether he was identifying international acquisition targets or new incentives to help drive sales, he became one of Confirmit's "go-to" leaders, and in the minds of management the natural successor to Confirmit's CEO Henning Hansen. And, so when Henning recently…
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282: The Boomerang CFO | Larry Begley, CFO, CloudHealth Technologies

It was more than ten years ago when Larry Begley last exited the CFO office to dedicate his days to building an early stage venture capital firm.  After four tours of duty as a finance leader, the finance leader's future career aspirations would be more than satisfied by building a successful VC firm. Or would…
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281: The Expat Life | Six CFOs Share Tales of Innocents Abroad

Very often the opportunity to work abroad arrives early in a finance professional's career, but not all executives are prepared to take the leap.  Still, overseas assignments populate the resumes of many finance leaders, who often look back on their days abroad and ponder the sizeable influence they have had on their view on business…
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Dynamic Duos | Behind Successful CFO CEO Teams

Join us when we highlight the CEO CFO teamwork that punctuates the growth of three successful midsized firms.
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277: Appreciating the Virtues of Sticky Customers | Anthony Scaglione, CFO, ABM Industries

Join us when Anthony Scaglione, CFO, ABM Industries shares his CFO mind-set and retraces his steps from a budding consulting career to the treasury department of high-tech titan CA  to ABM - a $5.1 billion giant inside the realm of building and maintenance and facility services. CFO Thought Leader: Anthony Scaglione Company: ABM Industries Industry: Building and…
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276: Growing Alongside Private Equity | Rich Antoneck, CFO, Veritext

What are the management practices that help forge strong relationships with private equity partners?  Join us when finance leader Rich Antoneck explains how private equity partners have helped to guide his CFO career and fuel the growth of Veritext, a legal solutions provider that has closely collaborated with three different private equity partners. Guest: Rich Antoneck,…
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275: Building a Biotech Wonder | Sara Bonstein, CFO, Advaxis

While Sara Bonstein's finance career roots run deep inside a number of New Jersey's healthcare behemoths (Eli Lilly & Company, Johnson & Johnson), her goal was to someday build and lead a finance team inside one of the much smaller and more entrepreneurial biotech firms that today populate New Jersey's business topography.  Join us when,…
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274: Adopting Finance’s New Talent Mind-set

  It’s no secret that the mix of skills and experience demanded by successful finance teams is quickly evolving, and at no time has the need to attract, grow, and retain talent competencies inside the finance function been more critical to finance leaders. As all too many CFOs have learned, the quickest way to lose…
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273: A.I. & the Future of Finance | Brett Knowles, EPM Thought Leader

As A.I. technologies eliminate the functional silos that have long managed a company's bodies of knowledge, finance leadership must become more focused on the socialization of ideas and solutions across the company, according to Brett Knowles, a performance management thought leader and advisor.   Brett's Site Brett Knowles | Brett is a long-time thought leader in…
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272: In Search of Data | CFOs Discuss Their Data Ambitions

Other Related Discussions Ron Knutson, CFO, Lawson Products, Inc. Join us when Ron explains how adding an analytics unit to his finance team has extended the company’s lines of sight not only across the organization, but also into Lawson’s customer relationship David Morris, CFO, Guardian Pharmacy Join us when David  explains how Guardian’s continued rapid…
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