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Dialing it Up: Today’s Media Landscape

December 16, 2021

Leading Healthcare Forward

December 16, 2021

How To Excel In The World of Remote Work – And Help Your Team Do The Same

December 16, 2021

Entrepreneurship and Anti-Fragility

December 16, 2021

Upskilling the Team

December 16, 2021

Reaching Into the Digital Wallet

December 16, 2021

Long-Term Thinking

December 16, 2021

2021 MIT Sloan CFO Summit Announces Successful Conclusion to 19th Annual Conference

November 29, 2021

500+ senior financial executives attended event themed “Optimism and Excellence;” valuable leadership insights and expertise shared in formal presentations and informal networking   The MIT Sloan CFO Summit, the premier conference for Chief Financial Officers, concluded its 19th anniversary with more than 500 CFOs and senior financial executives in attendance including in-venue and on-line participation….

Pivots: Big and Small

November 1, 2021

Pivots happen – they can be big or small, planned or opportunistic.  Pivots can occur in product offerings, geographical reach, company composition or capital position.   Sometimes businesses can plan in advance; at times an opportunity arises that requires a quick decision; and on occasion a challenge forces a change.  Clearly the Covid-19 pandemic, with its…

The CFO Guide to Digital Business

October 15, 2021

New McKinsey research shows that the CFO’s role in digital has grown significantly in recent years. The percentage of finance chiefs surveyed who are responsible for their companies’ digital activities has more than tripled between 2016 and 2021, from 9% to 31%, McKinsey found. “The CFOs I work with are going through their own professional development journey in…

Integrating Data, Utilizing Automation and Measuring KPIs

October 1, 2021

Data is at the core of every business. How an enterprise uses that data can provide the power to make better decisions.  The intersection of data, automation and key performance indicators (KPIs) can offer a powerful resource for understanding the opportunities and challenges of your business. The good news is that data is everywhere: in…

2021 MIT Sloan CFO Summit Presents “Optimism and Excellence” with CFOs from Bristol Myers Squib, Spotify, Stripe and ViacomCBS

September 18, 2021

Premier One-Day Conference Offers Insights and Expertise from MIT Faculty and Leading Financial Executives; In-Person and Virtual Event   The MIT Sloan CFO Summit, the premier conference for CFOs, celebrates its 19th anniversary with a focus on “Optimism and Excellence” at this year’s event.  The one-day conference features leadership insights and expertise on panel sessions…

Fireside Chat with Grubhub and Zoom CFOs

December 22, 2020

Adam DeWitt, Grubhub; Kelly Steckelberg, Zoom

Financial Planning in the Unknown

December 22, 2020

Ankur Agrawal, McKinsey & Company; Patrick Brickley, Everbridge; Glenn David, Zoetis; Thomas Peff, Workday; Judy Romano, InterContinental Hotels Group

Driving the Capital Raise

December 22, 2020

Tim Koller, McKinsey & Co; Beth Clymer, Jobcase; Keith Regnante, Keros Therapeutics; Sarah Spoja, Tipalti; JT Stephens, UBS


Environmental, Social and Governance; initial and long-term steps; framework, materiality and assurance. There are a lot of considerations behind ESG Disclosures. Looking forward to our session with @KPMG @CleanHarbors, @DefinitiveHC @DraperLab and @allegromicro.

Cost-cutting doesn’t have to mean innovation-cutting. Rather, it’s time for new innovation strategies. This year’s 20th anniversary MIT Sloan CFO Summit, includes a panel session on “Innovation Strategies in Volatile Times.” Check out the full agenda here:

As we gear up for “20 Years of CFO Impact,” we know that success requires a combination of hard and soft skills. “Traits that Matter in a CFO” is our afternoon panel exploring how CFOs balance data, discipline, judgment and compassion.

CFOs interested in fortifying their finance teams know that cross-functional teams not only make better decisions, but also streamline processes. We’ve got CFOs from energy, healthcare & technology, led by @WilmerHale partner Craig Hilts, talking financial fitness!

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