Inside The Mentoring Round, Elizabeth Mann emphasizes the critical integration of finance and human resources, highlighting the importance of team dynamics alongside financial metrics. Her approach champions continuous learning and revisiting initial understandings as business knowledge evolves. Mann also draws parallels between the challenges of parenting and her role as a CFO, recognizing decision-making complexities […]
Inside The Mentoring Round Karen Walker points to her experiences supporting deal flow and collaborating with sales and operations at CNET Networks as pivotal in preparing her for a CFO role. Additionally, her executive sponsorship of cross-functional teams equipped her with a customer-centric approach that has become central to her role as CFO at Sysdig.
This article first appeared on Forbes.com Speed to market has always been critical in the life sciences industry. Companies that bring products to market quickly and efficiently are better positioned to succeed and improve patient outcomes. Or so the industry wisdom goes. For Moderna, the covid wunderkind that captured almost $40 billion in sales over the […]
Inside The Mentoring Round, Moderna CFO Jamey Mock stresses the importance of focusing on value creation as a CFO. He advises new CFOs to prioritize the enterprise’s value creation rather than getting bogged down in the details of various functions within the finance department. CFO Mock discusses his transition from a 20 year career with […]
Inside The Mentoring Round, CFO Brandon Nussey reflects on his ascent to the CFO office at a young age (28 years old), while acknowledging he had to learn how to deliver information confidently and clearly, especially in public market contexts. He emphasizes the importance of being prepared but not scripted, allowing him to be more […]
Inside The Mentoring Round, CFO Christine Chambers admits that the role of a CFO can be isolating, but it doesn’t have to be. Her advice? Surround yourself with good people and stay curious. CFO Chambers is currently reading “In Her Own Voice” by Jennifer McCullum. She believes in the power of authentic and determined leadership, […]
Inside The Mentoring Round, CFO Mark Seidel explains why he believes his controller and he need to have similar ways of thinking and be aligned on the type of information needed to provide effective insights across the business. He recognizes the controller’s role in ensuring timely and accurate data, considering it a key aspect of […]