October 18, 2022 12–3 PM ET

Planning in Uncertain Times:

Unlocking the Full Power of Finance Business Partnering

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Why Attend?

Discover Essential Skills for Finance Business Partnering

Discover Essential Skills for Finance Business Partnering

Teamwork makes the dream work. Learn how your finance team can work effectively with key stakeholders to connect strategy to execution while proactively managing risk.

Hear from Microsoft, Vena and BDO

Hear from Microsoft, Vena and BDO

Learn from the best. You’ll get a chance to hear tips, best practices and success stories from leading organizations and finance professionals.

Earn CPE/CPD credits

Earn CPE/CPD credits

Learn and earn. Get a CPE/CPD credit during each session of the Livestream. Simply attend the session and answer the three polling questions to earn your credit.


Join Vena, Microsoft, BDO and strategic finance leaders to learn how you can maximize your strategic office of finance across people, processes and technology to drive business agility and resilience in challenging times.

12:00 - 1:00 PM ET | Fireside Chat: Driving Business Outcomes With Finance at the Heart of Strategy (60 mins)

Discover how Vena and Microsoft are collaborating to help finance teams find new ways to harness vast amounts of data, create meaningful insights and drive optimal business outcomes, and learn how your finance function can become the strategic catalyst for business-wide collaboration, decision making and agile planning.

Hosted by:
  • Tina Goulbourne
    Tina Goulbourne

    Chief Operating Officer, Vena

  • Sherief Ibrahim
    Sherief Ibrahim

    GM, Business Applications, Microsoft

  • Tom Seegmiller
    Tom Seegmiller

    VP FP&A, Vena

  • Hugh Cumming
    Hugh Cumming

    Chief Technology Officer, Vena

1:00 - 2:00 PM ET | Panel: Applying Systems for Value-Focused Business Partnering (60 mins)

Join a live panel discussion with BDO, the Kansas City Chiefs and Young Life to learn best practices for connecting people, processes and technology to influence strategic planning and impactful decision making with meaningful insights across the organization.

Hosted by:
  • Kaz Takemura
    Kaz Takemura

    MBA BMath, National Leader, FP&A Technologies, BDO Lixar

  • Dan Crumb
    Dan Crumb

    Executive Vice President and CFO, Kansas City Chiefs

  • Brandon Combs
    Brandon Combs

    Director of Camp Finance, Young Life

2:00 - 3:00 PM ET | Live Vena Demo: Business-Wide Planning With Analytics and Insights in Vena

During this demo, you’ll see how you can partner more effectively across departments to better manage business performance with revenue, workforce and scenario planning using a native Excel interface and Power BI Embedded in Vena.

Hosted by:
  • Mark Erdmann
    Mark Erdmann

    Vice President of Solutions, Vena

  • Aaron Drake
    Aaron Drake

    Solutions Consultant, Vena

Register Today for Planning in Uncertain Times: Unlocking the Full Power of Finance Business Partnering

Hear from successful organizations, learn business partnering skills and discover tools and tips for making better finance and operational decisions. Register for free today.

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