076: The Acceleration of New Business Models, Shimon Steinmetz, CFO, Finjan Holdings

How is corporate decision making impacted when a company goes public? Join us as Shim reveals his CFO mind-set and the steps he took to advance Finjan into the public markets as it staked an ambitious claim inside the realm of intellectual property (IP) asset management. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly…
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075: Making Collaboration A Finance Cornerstone, Rebecca Williams, CFO, BDNA

How does collaboration take root within an organization? Join us as Rebecca reveals her CFO mind-set, and the moments of insight that shaped her leadership vision and advanced her to the CFO office. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free demo today visit  www.CFOthoughtleaderdemo.com Midmarket…
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O74: As Tech Appetites Grow, Part-Time CFOs Flourish Inside Lower Middle Market

What's it like to have a line of sight into the finance departments of numerous lower middle-market companies? Join us as Matthew May, managing partner of AcuityCFO, explains how the demand for interim CFOs among lower middle-market firms is on the rise as young management teams adopt an outsourcing mindset. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close…
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073: Adopting a Leadership Vision That’s Uniquely Yours, Gene Hammett, Host, Leaders in the Trenches

How do every-day executives distinguish themselves as leaders? Join us as Gene Hammett, Host of Leaders in the Trenches, reveals the qualities that allow true leaders to emerge from the ranks of pencil-pushing managers, and how CFOs can better advance their leadership by fortifying a "leadership connection" with their firm's employees. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial…
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072: How Firehouse Subs is Feeding Its Franchisees “Finance Smarts,” Vincent Burchianti, CFO

What's it like to be CFO of a fast-growing franchise restaurant? Join us as Vince reveals his CFO mind-set, and the strategies that allowed his finance team to come out from behind their pencils to the frontlines of revenue generation. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute.…
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071: Many Midmarket Firms Remain Sidelined From 2014’s Seller’s Market, Michael Nall, CEO, AM&AA

How and when did it become a seller’s market for middle-market business owners? Join us as Michael Nall, CEO and cofounder of Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA), reveals the challenges that middle-market business owners face as they contemplate the sale of a business and why now could be an opportune time to sell.…
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070: Big Data & The Great Unknown: How Finance is Advancing to the Frontlines of Brand Protection

What if your brand came under attack from an unseen online intruder? Join us as Alan Peck reveals his CFO mind-set, and the big data strategies his firm BrandProtect is now using to help clients identify unauthorized and fraudulent activities online. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per…
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069: Rethinking Your Firm’s IP Strategy, Sumitra Rajagopalan, CEO, Bioastra

How does a company develop a sound IP strategy - one that can create win-win partnerships for the business? Join us as Sumitra Rajagopalan, explains how her company Bioastra  is today positioning itself as a world leader in smart materials thanks to open innovation and an enlightened IP strategy. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance…
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068: Ink & Innovation: Bill Swanson’s Crusade to Upend the Office Products Status Quo

If an opportunity came along to reinvent yourself would you take it? Join us as Bill Swanson, CEO, Cartridge World, NA, reveals the milestones that shaped his finance career and the pivotal moment that would swing open the door to an entirely new world of business — one that would require him to become a…
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067: How Precious Metals Whet the Appetite for New Capital, Peter Mitchell, CFO Coeur Mining

What if the price variations of precious metals had a direct impact on your company's cash flows? Join us as Peter reveals his CFO mind-set, and the strategies he has used to protect Coeur Mining's stockholders  from the cyclicality of metal pricing and its potential impact on the mining company's results. What is Misunderstood About…
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