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Charles Eapen, President, C12 Group, Jeffrey Dale, CFO, Federal Reserve of Employee Benefits System, and Rabbi Steven Weil, Senior Managing Director, Orthodox Union, will present a joint discussion about God and ethics in business and leadership.
Successful Women in Finance
Cheryl Marks Young, CEO, Creative Blueprints, in conjunction with Atrium Staffing, will lead a discussion with Successful Women in Finance and meet for breakfast and informal dialogue to foster relationships and business development among female finance executives, share ideas and insights, promote those who participate, and more.
Shielding Your Company from Unnecessary Risk: Pending Data and Privacy Regulation, GDPR in the US, and more
The General Data Protection Regulation continues to impact U.S.-based businesses well past the effective date of May 25, 2018. U.S. regulators are also leaning into the privacy and data protection space as evidenced by California’s passage of the Consumer Protection Act in June 2018, and recent bilateral discussions in Congress regarding consumer privacy. In addition, governance bodies within organizations are continuing to ask questions about the overall state of compliance, raising the pressure on management.
As organizations continue to grapple with GDPR-related compliance complexities, several lessons have emerged. This presentation will share a high-level overview of the GDPR, highlight lessons learned; describe enforcement trends to date, and share a potential path forward for organizations struggling with constant change in the privacy and data protection space.
Pamela Hrubey, Managing Director
Dr. Hrubey is a managing director in Crowe’s Risk practice with business experiences in innovation-based organizations spanning from research and development through commercialization. She assists clients around the world in the area of privacy and data protection by assessing the current state of data protection, supporting the construction of robust privacy and data protection programs, and by assisting organizations with the design and implementation of internal assurance programs that support compliance with complex regulatory requirements such as the General Data Protection Regulation. Prior to joining Crowe, Dr. Hrubey’s experiences includes global leadership positions in a top 15 global pharmaceutical company including responsibilities in enterprise risk management, ethics and compliance, global privacy and data protection, clinical data management, medical communications, and human resources development and support.
The Longevity Revolution
There are multiple transformations challenging 20th century norms and reshaping society. Population aging is the only global megatrend causing a major impact across all sectors in developed and developing societies around the world. To deal with this aging phenomenon, we must begin looking at the ways we need to change and adapt to this new demographic reality. The program will feature research findings and a panel discussion on how the “Longevity Revolution” is changing Americans’ approach to work, family, finances, health, leisure, giving and retirement.
Surya Kolluri, Managing Director
Bank of America
Surya Kolluri manages Policy and Market Planning for the BAC ML Global Wealth and Retirement Solutions Business. In this capacity he oversees incubation and commercialization of programs such as Environmental-Social-Governance (ESG) & Investing and Social Impact Bonds (SIBs). He also manages external relationships with regard to research and policy development in the areas of aging and longevity.
Prior to this, Surya played a variety of roles at the organization including Head of Strategy, Business Support Executive and Channel Development Manager.
Surya joined Bank of America in 2006 from Bain & Company. He spent 14 years as a strategy management consultant based out of New York city serving clients in the US and around the world.
Surya has an MBA from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MS from Drexel University, Philadelphia.
Kai Walker, Director of Retirement Group
Kai Walker is the Director of Enterprise Financial Solutions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In this capacity, Kai has the responsibility for serving and cultivating corporate and institutional client relationship opportunities across the Market President teams within Bank of America Merrill Lynch. These opportunities cover a wide variety corporate retirement, health and compensation savings programs that can be effective in attracting, retaining, and motivating employees in an increasingly competitive business environment.
Kai began his career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 1998 as part of the Institutional Client Relationship Team within Global Wealth Investment Management. Kai served as the National Director for the team and assumed responsibility for coordinating the service and acquisition functions for the organization’s institutional and national client segment which maintains over $200B in assets and 4M accounts under management.
Kai is a leading industry professional and possess over twenty-five years of experience in retirement and financial services. Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Kai held a variety of key positions with market leading financial services firms where he focused on helping corporate executives meet their fiduciary obligations and equipped and empowered their employees to achieve financial wellness.
Kai holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Gordon College and maintains certification in Economics from the University of Wisconsin. Kai also maintains his series 7, 66 and 24 registrations with FINRA. Kai is also co-executive sponsor for the Jacksonville Inter- Generational Employee Network and an acting member of the American Economic Association, the Florida Council on Aging and the Black Executive Leadership Council. Kai is also an advisory board member for the Society of Pension Actuaries and Recordkeepers.
Michael W. Hodin, CEO
Global Coalition on Aging
Michael W. Hodin, Ph.D. is CEO of the Global Coalition on Aging, Managing Partner at High Lantern Group, and a Fellow at Oxford University’s Harris Manchester College. Mike is also a featured blogger for The Huffington Post and at The Fiscal Times, under the Age and Reason Blog.
From 1976-80, Mike was Legislative Assistant to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. During this period he was also a Visiting Scholar at Brookings Institution, on U.S. Foreign Economic Policy. He was a senior executive at Pfizer, Inc. for 30 years, where he created and then led its International Public Affairs and Public Policy operations and served on Management Boards for a number of its businesses
Mike is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and from 2010-2013, was Adjunct Senior Fellow with a focus on population aging. In 2013, Mike was invited by then-Committee Chairman Bill Nelson (D-FL) to lead a Members’ Roundtable with the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging. Mike was also the recipient of the 2012 Fred D. Thompson Award from the American Federation for Aging Research. He sits on the Boards of the Foreign Policy Association, Business Council for International Understanding, NYC Blood Center, American Skin Association, American Federation for Aging Research and Emigrant Savings Bank, where he is Chairman of its compensation committee. Mike was a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Ageing. And he sits on the Advisory Board for the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging.
Mike holds a BA, cum laude, Cornell University, M.Sc.in International Relations from The London School of Economics and Political Science, and M.Phil and Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University.
Brooks Kenny, Senior Consultant
High Lantern Group
Brooks Kenny is a Senior Consultant at High Lantern Group and oversees select projects related to caregiving, aging, and healthcare. In this role, she currently supports the women’s network of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, charged with directing its growth strategy through strategic partnerships and marketing initiatives. Most recently, she was on the founding team and Executive Vice President of Lotsa Helping Hands, a company providing solutions for our nation’s family caregivers. She led the company’s worldwide branding and social media marketing efforts, developing partnerships, creating business growth opportunities and expanding its reach to more than 1.5 million members.
Brooks is a nationally recognized subject matter expert in caregiving and is often called upon to speak with groups on such topics as cause marketing and strategic partnerships. Brooks has served in a leadership capacity for various nonprofit governing organizations and oversight committees and authored a communications and marketing training manual for nonprofit leaders. Among her achievements, Brooks was recently named among 40 Professionals Under 40 by the Washington Business Journal and given the Founder’s Award in 2009 for her dedication to the work of the Caregiver Action Network.
The Fast Changing World: Talent, Innovation, Risk, Finance, and Real Estate
Technology is changing the world. Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau, in his speech at the World Economic Forum 2018, said, “The pace of change has never been this fast, yet it will never be this slow again.” Exciting changes are rapidly impacting all aspects of business across all industries. The optimal approach for CFOs and other corporate leaders to capitalize on this evolution of change and speed is to influence how those changes will unfold in their companies, their industries, and the world. JLL’s Consulting and Business Intelligence group advises companies worldwide on intelligent change. JLL’s subject matter experts will discuss specifically how these changes are impacting, finance, and corporate real estate, and what some of the most successful companies are doing to minimize risk, attract talent, and drive innovation, efficiencies, growth, and greater profits.
Sundar Nagarajan, Managing Director, Consulting
Sundar Nagarajan is a Managing Director and Head of JLL Consulting and Business Intelligence. He has more than fifteen years of strategic management consulting and advisory experience. With a unique combination of business transformation and strategic operations expertise, he has managed complex global engagements for some of the world’s leading blue-chip companies helping them to improve shareholder value. His subject matter expertise includes corporate real estate strategy, outsourcing strategy, workplace productivity improvement, process design, organization design, human resources transformation, system implementation and change management.
Sundar has served clients in a wide range of industries, including financial services, technology, insurance, pharmaceutical, food, and beverage companies.
Before Joining JLL, Sundar was the Managing Director at Trascent Management Consulting advising clients on outsourcing strategies and selecting service providers
Prior to Trascent, Sundar was the owner at Improvea, LLC for five years where he was responsible for helping clients develop business strategies and optimize processes to improve their business performance.
Before Improvea, for twelve years he served as a Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting leading advisory services to selected blue chip clients.
Before Deloitte, he was Business Unit Manager for Omega Engineering and Process Control Implementation Engineer at ABB Kent Taylor.
Sundar holds a Master of Science in Management Information Systems from the University of Virginia; Master of Business Administration, General Management from Suffolk University; Bachelor of Science, Physics, and Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.
Amanda Kross, Senior Vice President
Amanda Kross is a Senior Vice President within the Consulting group and is based in the New York office. Amanda leads the Workplace Strategy Practice in the Americas Northeast Region.
Amanda has over 10 years of experience developing integrated space, service, and organizational solutions that improve business operations, employee productivity, and customer experience. By approaching real estate as a business driver, Amanda develops enterprise-wide space strategies that focus on improving employee health, productivity, and engagement while achieving business goals and objectives.
Prior to joining JLL, Amanda was Director of Strategy, Business Development and Marketing at brightspot strategy - a boutique experience design firm in New York City. As one of its founding members, Amanda helped grow the practice and expand the firm's offerings and sector reach.
Amanda led the firm’s Cultural sector, through her work in this sector brightspot became a leader in museum strategic planning and master planning. She also maintained client accounts with several Higher Education institutions to deliver alternative workplace strategies, academic library planning and campus master plans. Finally, she spearheaded corporate workplace strategy and change management engagements with technology and financial services firms. Her projects resulted in facilities that vastly improve internal operations and set a new standard for staff and customer experience.
Amanda previously worked as a Workplace Strategist at DEGW in New York where she ran workplace transformation projects for the Pharmaceutical, Government, and Technology sectors.
Amanda received her bachelor degree in Design and Environmental Analysis from Cornell University, where she returns annually to lecture on Design Management and Strategy. She has been published in Touchpoint, The Journal of Service Design and her workplace strategy work has been covered by Interior Design Magazine. Amanda sits on the Board of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara. She is a LEED accredited professional.
We, robot: Solving the RPA / human capital puzzle
Many organizations are investing a lot of time and effort to deploy Robotic and Intelligent Process Automation (RPA/IPA), and we think they’re right to do so. Investing in RPA is the smart business decision—but there’s the inevitable workforce implications. Every company needs to take a serious look at how they’re approaching automation, especially as new tools put the power to solve problems and streamline tasks into the hands of business users. Join PwC’s subject matter experts as we explore:
What emerging technologies will impact the bottom line? Are they for real?
How are companies changing the way they manage people and processes?
How should organizations help their workforce to adapt?
Kevin Kroen, US Intelligent Automation Leader
Kevin is a partner in PwC’s Advisory practice, specializing in middle and back office transformation across the Financial Services sector. Kevin leads PwC’s Financial Services Intelligent Automation practice in the US and plays a key role incorporating automation capabilities across all of PWC’s financial services sectors (Banking and Capital Markets, Asset Management, and Insurance) and competencies (Finance, Operations, Risk, Compliance, HR, etc.). Kevin also manages PWC’s alliance relationships with Automation Anywhere, BluePrism, and UIPath. Kevin has over 19 years of management and technology consulting experience, focused in the operations, finance, and technology competencies.
Rory Melick, Director, PwC's People & Organization
Rory is a director in PwC’s Financial Services People & Organization practice in New York City. He has had over 13 years experience in consulting, working in the areas of large scale program management, target operating model design and implementation, workforce planning, organization design, performance alignment, people strategies and human resource process optimization. Rory works closely with large multinational firms to deliver high-profile client on-boarding, operating model (process and people) design/ execution, organization design, strategic workforce planning and relocation initiatives as well as strategic change management for technology enhancements. He brings his analytical rigor as a Chartered Accountant, coupled with experience from his internal human resources roles at large multinational organizations, to provide practical advice to his clients.
Lunch and Networking
The ROI of D&I
Disrupting leads to delivering! Join us for a courageous conversation about Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace and how disrupting cultural norms can lead to delivering business results. In this interactive, candid discussion we’ll unpack the following notions about diversity & inclusion as a business imperative:
The relationship between diversity and business performance
Leadership roles matter, representation matters
It’s not just gender
There is a penalty for opting out
Local context matters
Speak truth to power
Cathy Callahan, NJ Market Executive
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Cathy Callahan is the New Jersey Market Executive for Commercial Banking at Bank of America Merrill L Lynch. As Market Executive, Cathy is responsible for the delivery of a broad range of product solutions to New Jersey commercial clients.
Cathy has been with the company since 2003, when she joined predecessor firm FleetBoston. Prior to Cathy’s Market Executive role, Cathy was most recently a Senior Client Manager for the New York Metro Region, focused on meeting the commercial banking needs of hedge funds and asset managers and making the bank a market force in the sector. By developing a team dedicated to understanding the unique needs of those clients, Cathy led the Growth of Global Commercial Banking’s business with the sector from nothing in 2007 toto the significant revenue driver it is today. Cathy joined the NY Metro team as a Sales Performance Manager in 2006 after having been in Global Commercial Banking Risk coverage in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets. Cathy’s banking career began at Chase Manhattan Bank. Cathy has worked for UBS, SwissBank Corp, and First Minneapolis. In addition, Cathy has had several entrepreneurial ventures. Cathy was a partner at Commodity Capital Group, maintained a credit outsourcing business for several European banks and owned Milady’s Armoire-a NJ based retail lingerie business. Cathy holds a BSFS from Georgetown University and an International Business Degree from Stichting Nijenrode, The Netherlands School of Business. Actively involved in her community, Cathy manages the PDA U16 Girls ECNL team, an elite national girls soccer league, and is a scheduler for the club; is the Upper School Parent Coordinator for Kent School in summit, NJ; a member of the Harding Historical Society; and a friend of The Harding Trust. Previously, she has served as President of the Executive Board of St. Peter’s Prep Parent’s Association in Jersey City, NJ; as a Finance Committee member of her church; as a member of the Maplewood, NJ Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment; and as treasurer of Kent Place School’s primary six figure fundraiser.
Born in Jersey City, Cathy has lived in New Jersey most of her life. Cathy has also lived in London, Johannesburg, and Minneapolis. Cathy and her husband, Steve Jonathan, have 3 children and live in New Vernon, New Jersey.
Calandra Walker Jarrell, Global Human Resources Diversity & Inclusion Executive
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Calandra is a Diversity & Inclusion Executive within Global Human Resources at Bank of America. In this role, she is responsible for the strategy and execution People of Color programs and initiatives focused on increasing the company’s representation, investment and advancement of under-represented ethnically diverse talent. She also leads the D&I focus across our firm’s 91 markets and is the Market HR Executive for the Richmond, VA market.
Key priorities include market integration, management of the Global Diversity & Inclusion Council’s Underrepresented Groups work team, multi-cultural women, D&I Inventory Management and strategic oversight for the Black Executive and Hispanic & Latino Executive Leadership Council.
Calandra joined Bank of America in 1997 as an Administrative Assistant and also supported the leadership team who founded the African American Networking Initiative now known as the Black Professional Group (BPG). She was then promoted to Learning Consultant and grew her career in several roles in Global Human Resources. As a Leadership Development Client Manager, she provided executive coaching and facilitated the design, development and implementation of core programs and processes such as the Consumer Leadership Program
(CLP), Market Leadership Program (MLP), Talent Planning, Slating, On boarding and Stakeholder Reviews. Additionally, she was the Staffing Manager for Consumer & Small Business Banking where she managed a team of Executive and Corporate Recruiters and had responsibility for sourcing and recruiting Band 1-4 talent.
A proud alumna of Hampton University, Calandra and her family live in Lawrenceville, Virginia where she is an active member of the Parent Advocacy Council (PAC), local NAACP and Communities in Schools.
Digital Forces at Play: Disruption and Foresight
How are the digital economy and various market forces (industry, competition, and technology), affecting business today? Digitization is a catalyst to business transformation. It is imperative to address core company challenges so as to be on the right side of disruption. But how can CFOs get and keep their companies out in front of and respond quickly to marketplace disruption, new entrants and speed of change? BDO’s discussion will include insights into how companies benefit by developing a “digital foresight” and exercising it daily.
Malcolm "Chip" Cohron, Managing Director, National Digital Transformation Services Leader
Malcolm “Chip” Cohron is the National Digital Transformation Services leader within BDO’s Technology and Business Transformation Services practice. With more than 25 years of experience in digital and business strategy, Malcolm is a recognized digital transformation/re-invention field executive who helps clients compete in today’s markets by guiding them through their digital transformation journey. Malcolm is known for driving innovation and transformation by identifying go-to-market growth strategies and helping to solve complex business problems, all while delivering tangible results in compressed time frames.
Malcolm has extensive experience in professional services, software sales, and channel management, in both Fortune 500 companies and start-up enterprises. He is particularly skilled at defining new markets, products, and channels, and achieving revenue targets. Prior to joining BDO, Malcolm spent a part of his career as a partner at a Fortune 50 technology company where he was responsible for business development, and engagement delivery for artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics, digital strategy, and content services.
The Affordability Quotient: Committing to Value
What is value?
An overview of how the payment of health care services is moving from fee-for-service to value based payment models. Why is this important to an employer, and how does this benefit them?
How leading health systems are investing in wellness.
An overview of our Corporate Health Services and some of the success stories we have had with local employers
How do we as health systems work with local employers to drive down the health plan expensed and improve the quality of services for their members.
Kevin Lenahan, Chief Financial Officer
Atlantic Health System
Kevin Lenahan is the Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Atlantic Health System, Inc. Mr.
Lenahan began his career at Atlantic Health in September 1995 at the Morristown Campus and has served the organization in numerous capacities over the past 20 years, including CFO since 2010. Mr. Lenahan is
President and Chair of Atlantic Health Management Corporation, Vice President of Atlantic Insurance
Company, Ltd. and Vice President of Atlantic Ambulance. In the fall of 2013, he was named “CFO of the Year”
by NJBIZ within the large, not-for-profit category. In 2015, Kevin was selected as a finalist for the CFO
Innovation Awards, from CFO Studio.
During Mr. Lenahan’s tenure as CFO, Atlantic has experienced tremendous growth in size and revenue base.
Total Operating Revenue has increased 74% from 2010 to 2014 when AHS revenues exceeded $2 billion. He
manages the investments of Atlantic which are in excess of $1 billion and include funds in board designated,
pension, post retirement and insurance.
Mr. Lenahan received his B.A. in Accounting from William Paterson University. He is a Fellow, with the
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). He is a member of the New Jersey Society of CPAs and has served on the Audit Subcommittee of the United Way of Morris County for the past 15 years. He is a
member of the College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the William Patterson University School of
Business Advisory Board of Directors. Mr. Lenahan has been a member of the Wall Street Journal CFO Forum for the past three years and has co-chaired their Healthcare Impact discussion groups. He is a past member of the Board of Trustees of Morris Catholic High School, chairing the Strategic Planning Committee.
Mr. Lenahan is an adjunct professor for Fairleigh Dickinson University, teaching Healthcare Finance. He has
been a guest lecturer and member of panel discussion for HFMA. He has taught the HFMA certification course for both the New Jersey Chapter and National HFMA and has done presentations on Healthcare Finance for Marsh and McKesson corporate offices.
Prior to joining Atlantic Health, Mr. Lenahan worked for Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P and was a Senior Medicare
Audit & Reimbursement Analyst for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NJ.
Kevin Joyce, Vice President, Insurance Networks
Atlantic Health System
Mr. Joyce joined Atlantic Health System in 2017 as the Vice President, Insurance Products. In his new position he will be leading AHS’s Managed Care and Insurance Strategy as the delivery model under health care reform continues to evolve.
Prior to his position at Atlantic Health System, Mr. Joyce was the Chief Operating Officer at QualCare Inc., a Cigna subsidiary. His responsibilities included Network and Product Development, Sales, Claims, Customer Service, Out of Network Cost Containment and Client Relations. He started at QualCare in 1998 as the Vice President of Network Development and his primary focus was managing the development and maintenance of the QualCare HMO, PPO, and Workers’ Compensation Networks. Under his direction, the QualCare network grew to over 40,000 providers and he successfully implemented QualCare’s first commercial tiered network value product. Kevin’s strategic vision and relationships with New Jersey’s healthcare providers and customers allowed him to continually and successfully build the QualCare network, as well as new products.
Mr. Joyce has over 25 years of industry experience, specializing in managed healthcare. From 1996-1998, Mr. Joyce served as the Director of Managed Care at North Jersey Medical Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Hackensack University Medical Center. His responsibilities included all managed care contracting for the hospital and its ancillary services as well as the IPA and PHO negotiations. Prior to 1996, Mr. Joyce held contracting positions with several major carriers.
Mr. Joyce currently serves on the Board of Directors for the NJ Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). He also held previous Board Positions with the American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO) and was Treasurer for the Shrewsbury Boro Recreation Committee.
Mr. Joyce graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from York College. In his free time, Kevin enjoys spending time with his family, skiing and golfing.
The State of the Accounting and Finance Sector: Preparing for Growth & Success in 2019
The accounting and finance industry is continuously evolving. An ever-tightening labor market, the influence of technology, changing expectations and managing growth are just a few challenges that CFOs are faced with when evaluating their business and team structure. Dawn Fay, District President for Robert Half, will explore these areas and discuss hiring and compensation trends from Robert Half’s recently released 2019 Salary Guides and Benchmark data.
Matthew Durkin, Senior Vice President - Client Development
Matt Durkin is a Senior Vice President with Robert Half International and oversees both the New York
and New Jersey markets. His primary areas of focus are the company’s three financial lines of business: Robert Half Finance & Accounting, Accountemps and Robert Half Management Resources. Since joining Robert Half in May of 2000, he has served in various capacities and held roles of increasing responsibilities in the Central NJ, Jersey City and Midtown New York Offices. Prior to joining Robert Half, he worked for UBS in the Commission Accounting office. Matt earned his BS from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Disruptors to Opportunities: Driving the Future of Finance
In the wake of rapid disruption, the finance function is taking on a broader and deeper set of strategic responsibilities than ever before. Leading finance organizations have developed an agenda to deal with the ever changing business environment. And with a clear line of sight to the impact of change on both the business model and the operating model, the CFO has the chance to turn disruptors into opportunities for competitive advantage and growth. KPMG panelists will discuss a CFO’s role in data and analytics as part of managing the people, process and technology of the finance function. This interactive session will discuss the inherent risks that come from things like extreme automation, predictive and prescriptive analytics, and changing skill sets and controls requirements that challenge the way the finance organization operates and delivers value.
John Mulhall, Advisory Partner and US Financial Management Service Network Lead
John has over 30 years of experience in delivering professional services to CFO organizations. He has been with KPMG for 13 years, as well as 10 years for a global management consulting company and prior to this, worked in finance at a leading consumer products company for six years. His core experience includes working with Fortune 500 companies in the areas of finance function transformation, SG&A and back office transformation, shared services, FP&A including integrated planning, post-merger integration of finance, and financial reporting systems design and implementation.
Stephanie Terrill, Partner, Global Lead Financial Management
Stephanie is the global leader for KPMG’s Financial Management Advisory Services. Stephanie is a Chartered Accountant with nearly 20 years of international business experience, including internal and external advisory roles and corporate senior management positions. Stephanie has served a variety of clients in both the corporate and public sectors and has worked on large scale financial transformations, enterprise risk management, reviews of business units and supply contracts, and enterprise architecture projects.
Emad Bibawi, Partner - Risk Consulting, NYC Advisory Office Leader
Emad is a Risk Consulting Partner and the Advisory Office Leader for KPMG in New York. He leads the U.S.-Africa and U.S.-France Corridors for our International Corridors program and has over 20 years’ experience living and working in the US, Europe, Asia and Africa. Emad leads global client relationships and provides risk consulting services to our clients across multiple sectors. His career includes external financial statement audits, merger and acquisition services, risk management advisory services, internal audit co-sourcing and outsourcing services and internal audit quality assurance reviews as well as operational roles as the Chief Financial Officer of a data service provider. Emad is on the Board of Directors of the Serious Fun Children’s Network and speaks several languages.
The Inconvenient Truth about Cyber Security: What You Don't Know, WILL Hurt Your Company!
Today’s C-Suite is being forced to take a defensive and watchful position amidst the increasing threat of cyber-attacks and data breaches. This fact based discussion will reveal real world threats, the potential impact of a corporate data breach and risk mitigation strategies CFOs are now leveraging to respond in a proactive and reactive manner.
Bill McLaughlin, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Atlantic, Tomorrow's Office
Bill is currently the EVP and CTO at Atlantic, Tomorrow’s Office, a provider of office automation solutions. He has served as the Vice President of Managed Services for NER Data Corp., Program Director and Consultant for Parts Now where he developed a national multi-million dollar managed print services division and also served as the Corporate Vice President of Data Center Solutions and Managed Print for Allied Office Products (Allied was acquired by Office Depot in 2006). Bill is married to Kristina McLaughlin and has two daughters, Sofia Caroline and Isabella Olivia. Kristina is a full time mother and also works part time for HiTouch Business Services. Bill enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters and in his spare time can be found on the golf course.
Intelligent Finance Fueling Sustainable Growth in the Digital Economy
Learn from SAP’s visionary Chief Financial Officer, how an Intelligent Enterprise optimizes finance operations which helped his company triple market capitalization in recent years. Powered by intelligent technologies, finance processes are evolving like never before and are paving the way for future success. Todd McElhatton will discuss his finance organization’s transformation by leveraging transcendent innovations and provide insight into how a CFO-led partnership across the business and IT can prepare your own company for the next decade.
Todd McElhatton, Chief Financial Officer, Cloud Business Group
As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for SAP Cloud Business Group, Todd establishes the financial vision and executes SAP’s cloud business strategy across multiple lines of business globally: SAP Concur, SAP Fieldglass, SAP Ariba, SAP SuccessFactors, and SAP Customer Experience. Some of his key responsibilities include effective capital allocation, successful integration of acquired companies, forecasting and planning, risk management, optimal asset purchases, and driving efficiencies while developing commercial and pricing strategies across multiple lines of business to ensure the overall financial health of the Cloud Business Group. Todd is a member of SAP’s Global Finance Leadership Team.
Prior to this role he was the CFO for SAP North America, under the Global Customer Operations Board area, overseeing all financial activities for the United States and Canada while driving business simplifications across the region.
Before joining SAP, Todd has held Senior Finance Leadership roles as CFO of VMware’s Hybrid Cloud Business, Vice President of Oracle’s Cloud Services and Vice President and CFO for Hewlett Packard Managed Services Business.
Todd has over 25 years of experience in finance management, leadership, and business growth and he holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and an MBA from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee.
"Bring Back the Summer" Jersey Shore After Party with Brian Kirk and the Jerks