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    ATTENDING COMPANIES

    Stories of The CFO Leadership

    All members get lifetime access to The CFO Story Club membership.

    Over the years, CFO Story series has evolved into a cornerstone of financial excellence, connecting CFOs, thought leaders, and industry experts in a dynamic exchange of insights, ideas, and innovations.

    Throughout history people have thought that theirs was a truly transformative time. In hindsight they were often wrong but, now there are reasons to believe that the world of work at least the role of the chief of finance is changing more profoundly than ever.

    With the business landscape evolving at an unprecedented pace, today's CFOs are confronted with a daily array of challenges that would have been unimaginable just a few decades ago. Looking back, from the 1950s to the 1980s, CFOs were primarily viewed as accountants, focused primarily on financial reporting and compliance. In the following decades, from the 1990s to the 2010s, they made a significant leap forward, ascending to the role of strategic business partners, actively engaged in decision-making processes and corporate strategy.

    By the year 2020, the CFOs had started to be recognized as true business partners, playing a pivotal role in shaping the future direction of their organizations. However, today, we stand on the brink of a new era with the emergence of Generative AI, a technology that has the potential to revolutionize not only how we conduct business but also how we perceive and fulfill the role of the CFO.

    Generative AI, with its remarkable capacity to analyze vast datasets, forecast trends, and provide real-time insights, has the potential to elevate the CFO's role to unprecedented heights. It enables us to make data-driven decisions with greater precision and speed, unlocking opportunities and efficiencies that were previously beyond our reach.

    As we embrace this transformative technology, the role of the CFO evolves once again, as they become stewards of data-driven wisdom, strategic architects of financial success, and pioneers in harnessing the power of innovation. In this era of Generative AI, the CFO's ability to leverage data for strategic advantage will be a defining factor in the success and resilience of their organizations. The future of finance is indeed upon us, and it is an exciting time to be at the forefront of this revolution.

    The CFO Story series S24 will be an unique opportunity to engage with the foremost minds in finance.

    Accelerate Your Career Trajectory

    You will grow by being in rooms with people smarter than you. And CFO Story Club, is the smartest room to be in.

    Build new relationships, broaden your perspectives and uncover ways to solve problems alongside other finance leaders. When you engage with like-minded peers, you’ll find opportunities to share your ideas and experiences.

    Governance, Risk Management & Compliance

    Navigate the many inherent challenges that come with the job. We’ll discuss strategies for diverse boards and executive teams, auditor selection, changes to GAAP Revenue Recognition, risk identification and effective GRC management.

    KEY THEMES

    The Digital CFO: Why Finance is at the center of Technological Change

    DIGITAL GROWTH
    • The CFO’s Role in Leading Digital Growth.
    • Current disruption, spearheaded by digital technology is going to be grim .
    • Key prescription for a company to make it through to the other side of a disruption.
    • CFOs involved in reporting and analytics. What role should they play in terms of establishing that definition and promoting it throughout the organization?
    • Economics of digital - 2 Lessons for CFOs
    • Duality of digital - Misfire!

    Navigating by design! Autonomous Finance departments built with confidence

    TECH FOR IMPACT
    • New Abnormal: The CFO Attitude – A (forced) sense of purpose that it’s time to grow.
    • Finally free to think bigger - Understanding the Power of AI-Driven Scenario Planning
    • Finance Business Partners in Autonomous Finance: Renaissance or Demise?
    • Building Blocks for Business Unit CFOs to Create Enterprise Value
    • How Are CFOs Finding and Retaining Digital Skills?
    • Building a Technology Roadmap With the Latest Innovations in Finance

    Talent, Performance, Growth

    DRIVING GROWTH "X"
    • A compelling cast of characters that will move the story forward.
    • Winning The WAR For Talent In 2022
    • Digital, Talent Retention And Remote Work
    • Long-term talent investment approaches
    • How technology ties into the talent issue.
    • Leading the charge and building the foundation of evolution for CFO’s.
      And much much more!

    Governance, Risk Management & Compliance

    Navigate the many inherent challenges that come with the job. We’ll discuss strategies for diverse boards and executive teams, auditor selection, changes to GAAP Revenue Recognition, risk identification and effective GRC management.

    SPEAKERS 2024 – BENGALURU EDITION

    richa singh

    RICHA SINGH

    CFO
    PERNOD RICARD

    Rolf Hartung

    Founder

    Talent Management Academy

    Aparna-Surabhi

    Aparna Surabhi

    CFO & CHRO
    CALIBER TECHNOLOGIES PVT LTD

    Sandeep Deshpande

    CFO
    JYOTI INTERNATIONAL FOODS PVT LTD

    Meenakshi Dagar

    CFO
    LENOVO

    SOUNDAR RAJ

    Soundar Raj

    CFO & BOARD MEMBER
    NXP INDIA

    PAVAN RANGACHAR

    Pavan Rangachar

    DIRECTOR FINANCE
    PHILIPS

    SAURABH MORE

    Saurabh More

    GROUP CFO
    CIEL HR

    Raghavendra G S

    GLOBAL SVP
    ACCOLITE DIGITAL

    Hari Thiagarajan

    CFO
    SHELL INDIA

    Saurabh Agarwal

    CFO
    LIVSPACE

    Srinivasa Raghavan

    CFO
    HEALTHCARE GLOBAL

    Sudha Sankaran

    MANAGING DIRECTOR- GLOBAL FINANCE CENTERS
    ALSTOM GROUP

    Sriram Santhanam

    Sriram Santhanam

    DIRECTOR-FINANCE & COMPANY SECRETARY
    FLOWSERVE INDIA CONTROLS PVT LTD

    Tuhin Basu

    Tuhin Basu

    CFO
    RELIANCE

    Guna Thantry

    CFO
    SCHENCK PROCESS INDIA

    Jaipal Singal

    GROUP CFO
    ID FRESH FOOD

    DHAVAL RADIA

    CFO
    ZEISS GROUP

    ANANDA SHALINI

    CFO
    CAVINKARE

    VISWANATH RAO

    CFO
    IMMUNEEL THERAPEUTICS PVT LTD

    ROHIT CHANDAK

    CFO
    AYANA POWER

    ARCHANA SONI

    AVP-BUSINESS FINANCE HEAD
    INFOSYS

    ABHISHEK GUPTA

    CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
    MYNTRA

    What is New at the CFO Story Forum – 9 ?

    Unique & most topical and visionary discussion themes

    New panel discussions on Generative AI, Digital Women CFOs, & Start-up CFO opportunities!

    Post COVID - Real World scenario based role plays, case studies on digitization of the finance function

    Thought Provoking discussions around accelerating your pace & impact in building the organisation of the future!

    Who Should Attend?

    • Chief Finance Officer
    • Chief Accountant
    • Finance Director
    • VP Finance
    • Finance Controller
    • GM/ Head of Finance
    • Head/ Director of Treasury
    • Director of Internal Audit
    • Risk Manager
    • Account/ Finance Manager

    Why Should Attend?

    Understand the Latest Trends in Financial Transformation through Case Studies from 50+ CFOs

    Meet and Network with over 150 Industry Peers in Cross Industry Finance Functions across Asia

    Receive Solution Updates on Cybersecurity, RPA and AI from Leading Technology Providers

    Write To CFO Story Crew!