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Webinar Recording

The CFO’s Guide to Modernizing Your Financial Systems

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Most finance execs instinctively know that a strong accounting system is critical for keeping the company running smoothly. Cloud accounting applications have become all the rage and for good reason. The value of the cloud has become so transparent that for companies of any size, the majority of new IT budgets are being allocated just for cloud solutions.

Join us to hear Wayne Spivak, longtime CFO, finance leader and FinTech expert, discuss the key rationale and economics of moving to the cloud for your next financial system and the price you will pay if you don’t. In this session you will learn:
  • Why CFOs are turning to cloud/SaaS to meet both internal and customer needs
  • How to quantify the value and opportunity costs of cloud financial systems
  • The differences and benefits of a single cloud vs multi-cloud approach for financial management
After attending this event you will be able to:
Recognize why CFOs are turning to cloud/SaaS
Quantify the value and opportunity costs of cloud financial systems
Identify differences and benefits of a single cloud vs multi-cloud approach for financial management


Wayne Spivak, President, SBA* Consulting
Wayne Spivak
President, SBA* Consulting
Wayne has over 30 years' experience serving in various C-Suite roles including CFO, CIO, CEO and COO. Wayne is currently the president of SBA * Consulting which focuses on providing CxO services to the mid-market companies. Wayne also currently serves as the as CIO for the United Safe Boating Institute as well as the CIO and a Director for the Association for Rescue at Sea (AFRAS). Previously Mr. Spivak was part of the Adjunct Faculty of Lehman College, City University of New York where for ten years where he taught several Accounting and Accounting Information Systems courses. He is an experienced panelist and speaker at numerous events in the Finance, Academic and Legal areas, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Pace University.
Moderated by: John Kogan , CEO, Proformative
Moderated by: John Kogan
CEO, Proformative
John has been CFO at four technology companies, a finance executive at Cardinal Health, and in multiple roles at AlliedSignal and Cisco Systems. John has raised over $100M in equity capital and debt and has played central roles in numerous buy and sell-side transactions for both public and private companies. As COO at two companies, John also ran Engineering, Manufacturing and Customer Service operations. He has also founded, invested in and been a board member or advisor of a number of companies. John has a B.A. in Economics from Connecticut College and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.


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There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.