062: How Finance & Innovation Became Triggers for Growth, Bill Chorba, CFO, NineSigma

What is it like to be CFO of a firm that specializes in open innovation? Join us as Bill shares his CFO mindset and reveals the inner-workings of a firm dedicated to helping its clients recognize the value of tapping into a global innovation community. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile…
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061: Midmarket Firms Expected to Boost Employment as Economic Optimism Grows

Why are middle-market business leaders increasingly optimistic about the economy? Join us as Tom Stewart, Executive Director, The Center for the Middle Market shares his insights and analysis of  the latest NCMM's quarterly survey findings. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free demo today…
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060: From Public to Private: How Change Became a Way of Life For Carrie McIntyre, CFO, Interstate Hotels & Resorts

What is it like driving change inside today's hotel management industry? Join us as Carrie shares her CFO mindset and reveals the challenges a firm faces as it changes its ownership structure and rapidly expands globally. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free demo…
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Identifying FP&A Optimization Snags, Barak Ben-Gal, CFO, Findly

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059: A CFO’s Guide to Informing Management Decision-Making: How Barak Ben-Gal, CFO, Findly, Demystifies the Numbers

Where do numbers and management decision-making intersect? Join us as Barak charts his path from Fortune 100 controller to the CFO office and reveals a finance philosophy that  embraces the simple premise that numbers, in and of themselves, are never an end. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions…
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058: Confessions of a Start-Up CFO, Andrew Eisele of JW Player

Ever wonder how the CFO of a start-up company spends his or her day differently than the CFO of a midmarket or large-enterprise firm? Join us as Andrew shares his start-up mind-set and reveals the day-to-day decision-making that punctuates life in a start-up. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of…
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057: Advancing a Single Version of the Truth, Mahesh Shetty, CFO, Encore Enterprises

What special challenges are faced by CFOs inside the real estate industry? Join us as Mahesh shares his financial mind-set and offers an inside glance at his journey to becoming a successful finance leader in this dynamic space. Delivering Value as CFO “What allows me to deliver value as a CFO? It’s my ability to connect…
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056: Finance Goes Spinal: Fiona Lazarow, CFO, AccelSPINE

What role can finance play when it comes to repairing a human spine? Join us as AccelSPINE's Fiona Lazarow reveals her CFO mind-set and the steps she took to become finance leader of a firm dedicated to developing the next generation of products designed to remedy spinal disorders. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance…
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055: At DocuSign, How to Scale is Top of Mind

What’s it like to be CFO of a firm that has grown from 50 employees to more than 1,000 in less than 5 years? Join us as DocuSign CFO Mike Dinsdale returns to CFO Thought Leader to update us on the firm’s global dimensions. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions…
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054: Hooked on Organic Growth: How an Appetite for Success Led United Capital to Modify Its Diet Plan

What’s it like to be CFO of a firm that specializes in wealth counseling? Join us as CFO Gary Roth highlights the elements of a business plan that facilitated the rise of United Capital, a national financial planning firm that has grown into a 47-office organization thanks to an energetic mix of organic growth, acquisitions, and investment…
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