This intensive 2 day summit provides attendees a chance to dive deep into multiple financial transformation and leadership topics. With most sessions being 2+ hours in duration, attendees and speakers are able to explore multiple examples of FP&A challenges and actionable solutions. Everyone at the summit will be involved in extensive dialogue and walk away with valuable information to take back to their organization.
Absent from the summit are exhibit halls and pushy sales people selling their products. This is a knowledge sharing, dialogue forming and networking summit which provides the most intensive financial planning and analysis and leadership curriculum on the market today. Attendees will enjoy the relaxed environment that is truly focused to attendee’s learning objectives.
Below is a working schedule of topics and learning objectives at the summit.
Sid Ghatak – Managing Director at 1RivetSid Ghatak is the Managing Director of the Global Data and Analytics practice at 1Rivet, a leading consulting firm based in the DC metro area. Sid is passionate about technology and the potential that it holds to fundamentally transform our lives. He is a frequent speaker and has been invited to present his thoughts at conferences across the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa. He was recognized as the North American consultant of the year by Cognos Corporation for two consecutive years. He was also recognized by Fortune magazine for the best implementation of a technology solution. He is a senior fellow at the American Strategic Management Institute and a member of the Data Warehouse Institute. In addition, he has served as an adjunct professor at Villanova University in Business Intelligence and has created numerous courses on Data and Analytics for the Accenture Academy. Sid Ghatak has more than 20 years of experience in consulting and management in both the private and public sectors. He has focused his efforts on developing solutions and improving business processes at large private and public organizations. His client list includes several members of the Dow 30, including JP Morgan Chase and Merck as well as Thomson Reuters, Time Warner, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, JM Family, the Federal Reserve System, the Department of Energy, and the State of Ohio. His solutions range from improving budgeting and planning processes to developing custom-built advanced analytics solutions for the financial services sector leveraging Big Data.
Robert Zwerling – Founder and Managing Director at Aurora PredictionsFounder and Managing Director of Aurora Predictions, a software company that provides revenue foresights planning to ensure companies make their quarterly revenue targets and insights to understand what drives their revenue dynamics. He is also founder and president of Z Concepts, a company that promotes innovation in technology and civics; and co-founder of US Vigilance (www.usvigilance.com), inspiring responsible citizenship through fact based and reasoned discussion on public policy.
He has been a high-tech entrepreneur for 25 years founding and growing software companies in telecommunication, manufacturing & distribution, high data availability, and predictive analytics. His accomplishments include a patent pending business performance analysis and predicting system, intuitive user interfaces for software business applications, author of numerous papers on predictive analytics for business, and inventor of the concept of discovery software for hyper-dimensional data analysis. He architected significant exits as co-founder of the ISIS Telecom Group (sold to Computer Science, NYSE: CSC) and CEO of Vision Solutions (sold to a foreign public company).
Juan Porter – President and Founder at TopDown ConsultingJuan Porter has over 25 years combined client, vendor, and consultant experience with Oracle Hyperion. He is a member of the Oracle Hyperion Partner Advisory Council, he is actively involved in various Hyperion user groups, he has served as the chair of Hyperion’s National Steering Committee, and he has led many Hyperion enhancement committees.
Juan is the president and founder of a leading nationwide consulting firm, which serves over 400 of the Global 2000’s largest and best performing companies. Industry analysts, editors, and authors frequently seek his expertise on the future direction of EPM, current Hyperion releases, as well as insight into strategic and practical ways to solve business problems. Juan has authored articles for publications such as SearchOracle.com, CIO Insight, and Enterprise Applications. He is the Chairman of the OAUG Hyperion SIG and is also a regular presenter for OAUG, ODTUG and other industry groups.
Jesper Hybholt Sorensen – Senior Finance DirectorJesper Hybholt Sorensen is a Senior Finance Director. He is formerly from Dupont where he led the global finance teams for the Biotech Division responsible for Performance Management including being the financial lead and owner of the Forecast, Budget & Strategy Process, Competitive Intelligence Financial owner and Lead Analyst. Jesper has extensive experience as a Financial Business Partner supporting a large number of Executive Vice Presidents with optimizing financial performance. During his carrier Jesper has also worked in China and Denmark, has studied in Denmark and Belgium and holds a Master Degree in Economics.
And more to be added soon!
Attendee Participation Rates
Early registration and group discounts below:
||Early Registration Rates Until 9/28/18