Day Three: Thursday, March 14th, 2019
7:30 am - 8:00 am Coffee & Registration
8:00 am - 8:05 am SSON Opening Remarks
8:15 am - 9:00 am Keynote: Think Like an Explorer: Doing What Has Never Been Done BeforeCathy O’Dowd - 1st woman to climb Mt Everest from both sides, And author of Just For The Love Of It.
Cathy O’Dowd1st woman to climb Mt Everest from both sides
And author of Just For The Love Of It.
9:30 am - 10:00 am Unleashing Intelligent Automation Across the Industry
How do enterprises in varying states of automation maturity evaluating, leveraging, and rolling out solutions effectively? How
do they deliver and govern Robotic Process Automation (RPA) thoughtfully and to support AI delivery? This session will be demystifying RPA and hearing lessons learned from industry leaders as they take you through their automation
journeys. These leaders will provide strategy and insight on how RPA –when combined with other intelligent automation solutions – reshape the way their businesses work.
10:30 am - 11:00 am Building a Digital Global Finance Operation to Support Dynamic Business NeedsGrace Lao - General Manager, Global Finance Operations, Microsoft
The scale and global presence of Microsoft requires it to develop scalable support functions that partner with the business to enable this transformation. In this session we will discuss with Microsoft’s General Manager of Global Finance Operations, Grace Lao, on how the finance function is using disruptive technology enablers to drive both efficiency and effectiveness into the global finance operations.
· Global delivery teams helping accomplish scale through standardization and consolidation
· Use of disruptive technologies to reduce cost of service and improve customer response times
· Establishment of standard global processes to enable simplification, increase speed of delivery and provide business insights for better decision making
Grace LaoGeneral Manager, Global Finance Operations
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Demo Drive Raffle Prizes Announcement Break and Morning Coffee /Networking
Concurrent Track Sessions
SHARED SERVICES ESSENTIALS12:00 pm - 12:40 pm Ways SSOs Create Value During Mergers and Acquisitions
ANALYTICS IN SHARED SERVICES12:00 pm - 12:40 pm Panel: Mastering Data and Not Letting Data Master You Sue Danino - VP, Finance, Hubbell Incorporated
Kristin White - Senior Director of Financial Controls and Risk Management, Cisco Systems
John Transier - SVP, Finance, Harland Clarke
LATAM12:00 pm - 12:40 pm PANEL: Latin America Cultural Differences & Opportunities Juan Araya - Senior Lead, CoE, LatAm, Uber
Fernando Maffessoni - VP, Technology & Shared Services LATAM, Anheuser-Busch
HR VISION12:00 pm - 12:40 pm Agile HR: Utilizing Case & Knowledge Management to Deliver Next-Generation HR Shared Services Fraser Kirk - VP, Global HR Shared Services Programme, Brambles
WOMEN IN SHARED SERVICES12:00 pm - 12:40 pm Panel: Recruiting, Developing, Retaining – and EMPOWERING - Female Leaders Cindy Gallagher - CEO, LibertySource
Marcia Moran - VP, Global Finance Shared Services, Mylan