CFOLC Announces Full Agenda for CFO Masterclass, Nov 11-13th

CFO Masterclass, The CFO Leadership Council’s 10th Annual National Conference (being held Nov 11-13, 2020) is designed to be all about the CFO.  It will explore what you need to be a Masterclass CFO in today’s fast-paced disruptive world.  It will provide the specific take-aways that will give you a jump start for entering the 1st years of the 2020s decade.   This year includes two full days of programming – roundtable discussions, inspiring keynotes, and expert-led interactive panels crafted to dig deep into key leadership areas and provide you with the specific take-aways that will give you a jump start heading into the 1st years of the 2020s decade. Network and learn alongside 500+ of your peers across North America. NASBA Certified CPE Offered.  Reserve your seat today.

“LOOK at this line up! Back in early spring,it was heartbreaking to reimagine our 10th annual conference as anything but a live event.  Our team had to dig deep. Now here we are — ready to kick off what is truly shaping up to be our best conference ever!  We have a customized virtual platform ready to expand the conference experience even further.  I’m excited to bring yet another unique way for our CFOLC community to connect and be inspired by masters of their craft.
Kristin Todd, Vice President of Marketing, CFO Leadership Council

Solution Workshops Day 1
Wed Nov 11, 2020

Meet online with your CFO peers in expert-led virtual roundtable discussions on topics pertinent to CFO Masterclass. You’ll have numerous session topics to select from throughout the day with seven consecutive :50 minute sessions each hour.  Complimentary registration.  CPE provided to CFOLC members only.  More coming soon!

Discussion topics include

  • Upping your team’s capabilities; Actionable approaches for CFOs 
  • Getting Remote Working to Work for You
  • Going Digital; where to start to realize early ROI 
  • Shaping the right technology strategy for you
  • Deploying RPA; seizing the high gain areas
  • Approaches for realizing faster information delivery
  • Approaches for Building Your  People Strategy
  • Where does Outsourcing Makes Sense for you
  • When and How to move to the cloud 
  • Approaches Speeding and De-Risking Your close process

More coming soon!

Conference Day 2
Thurs Nov 12, 2020

9:00 am – 10:45 am
Open House Sponsor Exhibit Halls

Programming on the Virtual Main Stage

11 am – 11:15 am
Opening Remarks, Welcome & Housekeeping
​Jack McCullough, President & Founder, The CFO Leadership Council

11:15 am – 11:45 am
Mastering Leadership – Part 1
Digitalization as a Competitive Advantage
Gina Mastantuono, CFO, ServiceNow and Court Chilton, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management (Moderating) 
11:45 am – 12:25 pm
Mastering Leadership – Part 2
Taking the Long View in Strategy to Realize Business Value and Change Lives
Steve Schoch, CFO, 23andMe and Court Chilton, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management (Moderating)

​2:20 pm – 3:00pm
Mastering the CFO as Strategist 
Featuring: Ben Shields, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan and Ned Segal, CFO, Twitter

3:05 pm – 3:55 pm
Mastering the CFO as Innovator and Change Agent 
Featuring: Tim Kelly, CFO, Foundation Med &  Roxi Wen, CFO, Mozilla

​4:00 pm – 4:50 pm
Lessons from the Sports World: How America’s Most Competitive Industry is Facing Its Greatest Challenge
Featuring: Kathy Milthorpe, CFO, LPGA;  Ronda Sedillo, CFO, San Diego Padres;  Leigh Steinberg, CEO, Steinberg Sports & Entertainment;  Evan Wasch, VP of Strategy, NBA; and Randy Scott, ESPN Anchor (Moderating)

4:50 pm – 5:00 pm
Closing Remarks – Jack McCullough
5:15 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Networking Happy Hour

Conference Day 3
Fri Nov 13, 2020

9 am – 10:45 am
Open House Sponsor Exhibit Halls 

Programming on the Virtual Main Stage

11:00 am – 11:10 am
Opening Remarks – Jack McCullough

11:15 am – 12:05 pm
Mastering the Deployment of Today’s New Technologies 
Featuring:  Joe Falcao, CFO, Thrashio;  Jonathan Speed, Venture Partner, Waterman Ventures;  Guita Sharifi, Learn4Life Network;  
Raul Vega, CEO, Auxis (Moderating)

12:10 pm – 1:00 pm
Creating and Leading Today’s Digital Finance Team

Featuring:  Jason Warnick, CFO, Robinhood and Barry Payne, Director External Relations CGMA (Moderating)

1:05 pm – 1:45 pm
Mastering the Art of Influence

Featuring: Jill Woodworth, CFO, Peloton and Bill Aulet, Managing Director, Martin Trust for MIT Entrepreneurship Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management (Moderating)

1:50 pm – 2:40 pm
Mastering Continuous Reporting and Real Time Information Delivery

Featuring: Alyssa Filter, CFO, Clari;  Michelle Garrison, CFO, GetixHealth;  Hemant Kumar, CFO, Sol-Millenial; and Steve, Kovac, VP of Customer Success, Softrax (Moderating)

2:45 pm – 3:20 pm
Mastering Development of Your Finance Team

Featuring:   Tracie Ahearn, CFO, PineBridge Investments;  Terry Coelho, CFO, BioDelivery Sciences International; Todd Cunningham, Chief People Officer, AvidXchange (Moderating);  Judy Romano, VP, CFO, Commercial & Technology, IHG

3:30 – 4:05 pm
Mastering Diversity & Inclusion to Raise Finance’s Impact

Featuring:  Nadine Augusta D&I Officer, Goldman Sachs and Ray Eugene Reagans, Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Management, a Professor of Organization Studies, and the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the MIT Sloan School of Management (Moderating)

4:10 pm – 4:40 pm
Bringing Masterclass Into Everything You Do- Taking Lessons Learned and Carry Them Forward
John Rex, Former CFO, Microsoft, Executive Coach, Rex Leadership

4:45 pm – 4:55 pm
Closing Remarks – Jack McCullough
5 pm – 6 pm
Networking Happy Hour

For full session details, speaker bios & registration, visit

Who Will Benefit?

Although the overall theme is catered to finance leaders who qualify for CFOLC membership (Controller => CFO), all leaders will be inspired by this one-of-a-kind experience.

Reserve Your Seat

Your ticket includes entry into all 3-days of the program.  Premium CFOLC Members attend free!  Virtual & CXO NOW members receive a steep discount. One more reason to connect with our thriving CFOLC community!


About The CFO Leadership Council

The CFO Leadership Council offers finance leaders the opportunity to connect!  We host both live & online programs that feature expert panels and interactive sessions that drive meaningful conversation and leadership development among our membership. Our collection of leadership development  resources similar to this article contain pragmatic insights and advice sourced directly from our members and industry experts.  Recordings of CFOLC webcasts are made available to our current CFOLC Premium & Virtual members. To learn about membership options and CFO Week, visit

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