Words like nimble, adaptable, and insatiably curious are just some of the attributes that have been associated with what it takes to make it as a successful CEO.
You on the other hand, have made it to the highest level in finance because of your stability and dependability to keep your team within the bounds and following the rules.
To be a successful CEO, according to the experts, you need to go from rule follower to rule maker (and sometimes breaker!) – how do you make this metamorphosis from CFO to CEO– do you have what it takes?
Join us and hear from two very distinguished CEOs (former CFOs) as they share their journey. Find out what measures it took for each of them to go from the finance function to ultimately landing in their current role as CEO.
- Learn specific actions the CFO can take today to help secure a CEO role in the future
- Understand the personal attributes and skills needed to become an effective CEO
- Learn the differentiators of successful CFOs and successful CEOs and understand the importance of making the necessary changes
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Loren Burnett, President & CEO Qwinix
Loren Burnett is a serial tech entrepreneur. Over the course of his career, he has founded 5 technology companies, led 4 as CEO and 3 as COO. Additionally, Loren has served as CFO with 8 companies. He has had 5 exits, generating $375 mil in shareholder gains. He has led companies through multiple rounds of financings, raising over $185 mil in debt and equity from venture capital and private equity firms. He has led 1 company through the IPO process and executed 17 M&A transactions. Over the past 20+ years, he has specialized in leading SaaS software companies, IT services companies and a cleantech venture. He has been a leader at 5 SaaS companies and helped build an SoC for a company that was acquired by Symantec.
Jim Franklin, Board Member and former CEO, SendGrid
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To register for this program, simply complete the form above. Current CFO Leadership Council members may attend this program for free. CFO Leadership Council members from all our chapters may also attend for free. Non-member senior financial executives who are CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Directors of Finance and Controllers (or the like) are welcome to attend this program for $50.
Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives (CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Controllers, Directors of Finance, etc.) will not be admitted attendance to this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.
Instructional method: Group-Live
Recommended CPE Credits: 1.5 CPE credits in Personal Development
Experience Level: Advanced
Prerequisites/advance preparation: None
The CFO Leadership Council is registered with the National Association of State Boards-of-Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors (Sponsor ID 109063). State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website: www.nasba.org
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