Ed Gromann to speak at FP&A Innovation Summit on the strategic importance of the Office of Finance in today’s business climate
Centage Corporation (www.centage.com), a leading provider of cloud financial software that transforms how businesses budget, forecast, analyze and report announced that its Chief Product Officer, Ed Gromann, will be presenting at the FP&A Innovations Summit. The summit, scheduled for April 29-30 in San Diego, brings together top finance leaders and experts to discuss the use of cutting-edge technology in the finance function.
Ed’ s session, titled Intelligent FP&A Evolving the Office of Finance, will focus on how the modern Office of Finance is evolving into more than just the financial arm of the company. With the rapid pace that businesses, markets and economies are running, the finance team needs the most advanced technology and tools to position them as strategic partners and drive the success of their business. Ed will discuss how to effectively embrace these intelligent technologies, and how building a foundation of collaborative processes and agile planning will elevate the relevance and importance of the Office of Finance.
“The world of technology is changing at a breakneck pace,” Ed commented, “and it’s bringing finance teams with it. New technologies like machine learning, AI, and data science are all making collaborative budgeting easier and forecasts more accurate.”
In his role as CPO, Ed leverages his 30 years of experience in technology and finance to provide a vision for Centage’s products. His background with organizations such as Cognos, IBM, and Tableau Software have given him insight into what data can do to increase business revenues and inform decisions.