Proformative Announces World-Class CFO Speakers at ProformaTECH 2013

  Proformative Announces World-Class CFO Speakers at ProformaTECH 2013

 March 20 Tech Conference for Corporate Finance and Accounting Professionals
   Offering Complimentary CPE Credits for Finance, Accounting, Treasury and
                            Related Professionals

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- February 27, 2013

Proformative, the premier knowledge-sharing community for chief financial
officers and corporate finance leaders, today announced its line up of
world-class speakers for ProformaTECH 2013, its inaugural technology
conference for finance, accounting, treasury and related professionals.
Consistent with its mission to support the ongoing education of corporate
finance professionals, Proformative is offering attendees a full day
opportunity to hear and learn from several luminaries of the corporate
financial world, while also earning five complimentary Continuing Professional
Education (CPE) credits through the National Association of State Boards of
Accountancy (NASBA).

Keynote Speaker Rex Jackson, executive vice-president and CFO of JDS Uniphase
(JDSU), will discuss today’s new breed of financial leaders and how they can
drive their companies to new heights of success by leveraging the power of
technology. Rex's unique blend of expertise in finance, law, and technology
give him the ability to provide unmatched insights into the transformative
role of technology in today's corporate finance, accounting and treasury

“Technology innovation is not only driving IT and corporate strategy,” said
Jackson. “It’s also transforming the role of finance; providing opportunities
to realize process efficiencies, operate more nimbly, and gain competitive

Other ProformaTECH 2013 conference presenters include Jeff Epstein, former
executive vice-president and CFO of Oracle, who will also be moderating a
panel discussion on “Technology and Finance in Today's World”; Jim Cook, CFO
of Mozilla; Peter Oey, CFO of; Shyam Desigan, CFO and senior vice
president of IT, American Academy of Physician Assistants; Mike Forman, vice
president of finance and corporate controller of NetSuite; and Glenn
Robertson, senior vice president of internal audit at Wyndham Worldwide.

“While their core roles and responsibilities remain as important as ever, it’s
now more critical for corporate finance leaders to broaden their perspectives
and grasp how technology fits into the larger strategic goals of their
organizations,” commented Epstein, who is now an executive-in-residence at
Bessemer Venture Partners and a senior advisor at Oak Hill Capital Partners.
“Today more than ever, CFOs need to understand how disruptive technologies are
overturning traditional business models, as well understanding their role in
helping ensure regulatory compliance, reduce enterprise risk, deliver superior
service at reduced cost, and create sustainable value.”

View educational tracks on best practices across Finance, Accounting and
Treasury technology, on the ProformaTECH Education and Technology Demo
Sessions page.

ProformaTECH 2013 combines educational sessions, best practices, and expert
advice with a showcase of real-world applications across multiple technologies
and industries. As disruptive technologies continue to revolutionize business
at an unprecedented rate, CFOs and corporate finance professionals are playing
an increasingly active role in owning technology strategy. Exploring topics
ranging from cloud computing adoption best practices to redefining the
IT-Finance relationship to corporate performance management, the conference
provides an interactive peer-to-peer setting to network, share knowledge and
learn how world-class companies are transforming their enterprises to drive
growth, carve out operating costs, and create competitive advantage in an
environment of accelerating hyper-competition.

ProformaTECH 2013 will be held on March 20 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Airport Hotel. For more information and to register, please visit the
ProformaTECH 2013 Conference page.

About Proformative

Proformative ( is the largest and fastest-growing online
community and resource for senior level corporate finance, accounting,
treasury and related leaders. Proformative connects the world’s corporate
finance leaders to provide instant advice and insights on the tough financial
and strategic challenges they face everyday. The first online professional
network specifically designed to help corporate finance professionals be
successful in their jobs and careers, Proformative has more than 35,000
members and 600,000 corporate finance and business professionals in its fast
growing network. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA.


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