3rd Edition Conference

CFO Engage Summit

"The Rise of the CFO Strategist Balancing Numbers & Know-How"
The role of a CFO is expanding, which at times encompasses technology, risk compliance, cybersecurity, digital transformation, big data and analytics, and on and on. More and more, financialexecutives are stepping into crucial roles, working side by side with top management in strategizingand designing growth opportunities, and implementing and assessing them. Increasingly, the CFO must take on the role of a full partner and advisor to the CEO.


08:30 AM - 05:00 PM Business Hours

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9 ExhibitorsEstimated Count

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Banking & Finance


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Mumbai, India 25-26 Oct 2018
New Delhi, India 12-13 Jul 2018

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A. Agnel SelvaRaj Nadar

A. Agnel SelvaRaj Nadar

CEO at Galuxy Groups Chennai, India
sanjay gadad

sanjay gadad

Director at Redwood Syndicate Capital Advisors Bengaluru, India
Kanya Kumari reddy

Kanya Kumari reddy

Executive Director beautician at Mahaghar Properties pvt ltd Bengaluru, India


Sales Director at High Secure Technologies Pvt Ltd Bengaluru, India
Siva Sankara Reddy

Siva Sankara Reddy

Director(Technical) at National Informatics Centre Bengaluru, India
rinku shrivad

rinku shrivad

job at job Jabalpur, India
Siva Sankara Reddy

Siva Sankara Reddy

Director(Technical) at National Informatics Centre Bengaluru, India

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Raghava Rao

Raghava Rao

Vice President Finance & India CFO at Amazon India India
Nagesh Bailur

Nagesh Bailur

Chief Financial Officer at LM Wind Power India, A GE... India
Paresh Gupta

Paresh Gupta

CFO - GVK Bio India


CFO - Infrastructure Services, India/South Asia at IBM India Private... India
Nitin Agarwal

Nitin Agarwal

CFO - Asia Pacific & Japan at Akamai Technologies India
Krishna A

Krishna A

Executive Director (Finance and Commercial) at Robert Bosch Engineering and... India
Preet Dhupar

Preet Dhupar

Chief Financial Officer at IKEA INDIA India

Schedule & Agenda

Thu, 17 JanDay 1
Thu, 17 Jan 09:15 AM - 09:30 AMOpening Remarks by CFO Engage
Thu, 17 Jan 09:30 AM - 10:00 AMAre today's CFOs ready for tomorrow's demands on finance?The modern day CFO, though equally conscious of the bottom line does not think linearly. They are more open to risks, place theirbets on innovation and are spurring their companies to increase capital spending on R&D and future centric projects. All thanks tothe rising and all pervasive influence of technology. Hear from an industrial thought leader on how Indian CFO's are preparing theirteam for a 'future-ready' finance function.
Thu, 17 Jan 10:00 AM - 10:30 AMPartner Presentation
Thu, 17 Jan 10:30 AM - 11:00 AMPartner Presentation - TMF Group
Thu, 17 Jan 11:00 AM - 11:30 AMNetworking, Scheduled Meetings and Coffee Break
Thu, 17 Jan 11:30 AM - 12:30 PMThe Evolution of the Finance Function & How to Proactively Foster and Cultivate Change• Streamlining processes to stay ahead of the competition: evaluating emerging and potentially disruptive technologies forintegration• Enabling precise cost and profitability analysis of business units: spotting under-performing assets in near real time and identifyingnew business opportunities• Building collaborative working relationship to get buy-in from top management and support from other business units
Thu, 17 Jan 12:30 PM - 01:00 PMPartner Presentation
Thu, 17 Jan 01:00 PM - 01:30 PMPartner Presentation
Thu, 17 Jan 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMNetworking, Scheduled Meetings & Lunch
Thu, 17 Jan 02:30 PM - 03:30 PMThe curious case of skills gap in FP&A, and what it will take to close it?FP&A chiefs are facing a gap between the talents they need to move finance to its next level and what they have access to in themarket place. They consistently point to this gap as one of their major obstacles to adding greater value to management. Thissession explores the top skills CFO's look for and will address:• Where is the gap: while data analytics and problem solving skills are strong, there is a lack of finance professionals with the rightbalance of business acumen, reporting skills and ability to manage others• How to attract and retain best-in-class talent: finding the skills needed to drive change and improve strategic decision making isdifficult, retaining that talent within the business is becoming even more challenging• What can finance leaders do to close the gap: empowering staff with the right resources and tools to spend time on value-addedinitiatives
Thu, 17 Jan 03:30 PM - 04:00 PMPartner Presentation
Thu, 17 Jan 04:00 PM - 05:00 PMDigital CFOs are here: Why the CFO has clear stake in enterprise IT strategyThe CFO is responsible for managing the risk created by or impacting their finance operations, and cyber security is no differentthan any other risk assessment that a CFO needs to perform in order to keep the finance department running smoothly.Applying a root cause approach is very relevant in this case as it will help find the weakest link, but it is important to not stop at ITimpacts. To understand the real exposure of each vulnerability, roll up the risk chain and assess the business, strategic and alsooperational impacts resulting from a data breach.
Thu, 17 Jan 05:00 PM - 05:15 PMClosing Remarks & Evening Coffee
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Exhibitors List

BoothExhibitor NameProducts & Services
-ZOHOChennai, India Sales & Marketing, Finance, Email and Collaboration, IT & Help Desk, Human Resource
-Automation AnywhereSan Jose, USA Healthcare, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Public Sector, attended automation
-ADP IndiaChennai, India
-TMF GroupUK
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