23 Aug, 2017, 09:47 ET
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's MIT Sloan CFO Summit, the nation's premier CFO event, will be held Thursday, November 16, from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Boston Marriott Newton in Newton, MA. The theme for the conference is "Balanced Chaos." Click here to register.
The CFO Summit, which attracts an audience of more than 500 of the nation's top chief financial officers and senior financial executives, provides an opportunity to learn and discuss high level strategies and practical insights relevant to financial decision makers. This year's outstanding speakers include CFOs from Yahoo!, JetBlue, BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc., UBS, and many more.
"Today's CFO is required to juggle a variety of objectives effectively, now more than ever before," said Jeremy Seidman, Co-Chair of the MIT Sloan CFO Summit. "From mastering strategic uses of technology to identifying the drivers that affect critical operations decisions, this premier Summit will empower attendees to understand and achieve the right balance."
Summit Highlights (click here for the full agenda):
- Luncheon session: "From Chaos to Calm" with The Wall Street Journal's Kimberly Johnson and CFOs Ken Goldman, Yahoo!; Gina Mastantuono, Ingram Micro; and Steve Priest, JetBlue. The panelists will review their strategies for managing through uncertainty, and their solutions for offering clarity and forward progress.
- Break-out panels: "Cybersecurity for the CFO," "The Right Stuff," "Cybersecurity: How much is too much?," "Starting Up," "Predictive Analytics," and "Industry Shmindustry."
About the MIT Sloan CFO Summit
The MIT Sloan CFO Summit is the nation's premier CFO event. Each year, the event offers a day of cutting-edge programming that addresses the changing role of the CFO. The event is rich with opportunities for practical education and peer networking in a time-efficient format.
The summit is part of the CXO Series produced by the MIT Sloan School of Management, one of the world's leading academic sources of innovation in management theory and practice, and the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association. The annual events are organized 100% by alumni volunteers. By promoting the MIT philosophy of "mens et manus," or "mind and hand," they are able to bring together the academic research from MIT Sloan with today's corporate financial leaders.
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SOURCE MIT Sloan CFO Summit
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