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Presentation2-Copy-2-150x150Welcome to the CFO Thought Leader podcastOur mission is to bring you personal firsthand accounts of CFOs who are driving change within their organizations.CFO Thought Leader is all about inspiring finance professionals to take a leadership leap. We know that by hearing about the successes — (and yes, also the failures) — of others, today’s CFOs can more confidently chart their own leadership paths across the enterprise and take inspired action.

431: Arriving at Your S-Curve’s Inflection Point | Sian Wang, CFO, FastSpring

Regarding Growth: "We've done very well historically in terms of year-on-year revenue growth. But as we climb the inflection point of that curve, I think that we're trying to figure out how high our growth can be. This might involve greater international expansion or maybe improving or expanding our product offering. So there are a…
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430: Identifying Metrics That Drive Revenue | James Ciroli, CFO, Flagstar Bank

Join us when Jim Ciroli discusses how finance is helping to identify the levers that drive revenue and unlock new growth for Flagstar, the fifth largest bank mortgage originator nationally and third largest savings bank in the country. "At the end of the day, you can't manage more revenue. You can manage activities that you…
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429: Three Dealmakers, Inside and Out

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428: How Do You Measure Your Business? | Marc Linden, CFO, Sage Intacct

At first, CFO Marc Linden's ambition to drive growth appeared to be a victim of poor timing when the economic downturn upended Intacct's customer purchases. However, as more companies emerged from the nation's economic malaise, they revealed a growing appetite for cloud technologies. This was an appetite that Intacct was determined to satisfy with a broadening…
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427: CFO Priorities Inside a Not-for-Profit | 3 CFOs

Featuring: Julian Love, CFO, St. HOPE; Bob Bloom, CFO, Heifer International; Johanna Richman, CFO, ASPCA (2014–2017) Wielding deep expertise inside the realm of ERP implementation, CFO Julian Love's background was a strong match for St. HOPE, a public charter school system started by ex-NBA star Kevin Johnson. Struggling to manage its growing operations, St. HOPE turned…
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426: Part II: The Age of Real-Time Strategy Dashboards | CFO David Morris, Guardian Pharmacy, & Brett Knowles

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425: Kevin Parker on the Spot | Reprise John Kinzer, CFO, Hubspot

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424: The Age of Real-Time Strategic Dashboards, with Brett Knowles

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423: Own Your Transactions | Nick Luff, CFO, RELX Group

When It Comes to M&A Experience "I would absolutely advise any finance executive to get your hands dirty and work on transactions in a corporate environment that you have to own rather than being an advisor where you do the deal and then walk away. I think that it's much better to do it from…
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422: The Age of the Super-Controller | David Morris, CFO, Guardian Pharmacy

To maximize the benefits of “local autonomy,” the management of Guardian Pharmacy shares ownership in its “business units” with local management teams—a fact that has made collaboration between Guardian's locally managed partner organizations and its enterprise support team the central mission of CFO David Morris, whose lines of sight into Guardian's patchwork of entrepreneurial businesses…
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