June 18 - 19, 2020

CFO Live Chicago

Redefining the future of finance

JUNE 18-19, 2020 | CHICAGO IL

Chief Financial Officers are under greater pressure and taking on more responsibilities than ever before. CFO Live is produced by the world’s leading finance publication for finance executives – CFO Magazine.  We are proud to announce our newest installment in our conference series designed for the needs of strategic Chief Financial Officers and finance executives.

This two-day event will cover topics critical to CFOs and other finance executives who are playing increasingly strategic roles in the organization. Vital points of conversation will include leveraging intelligent automation, building an adaptable finance team, responding to digital disruption, super-charging growth, and unleashing profitable innovation. The conference takes place June 18 and 19 in Chicago – one of the greatest financial hubs in the world.

Complete Agenda coming soon. Visit the CFO Live New York 2019 website to get an idea of the program.



2020 CFO Live Speakers

Stephanie Kelton is a professor of economics and public policy at Stony Brook University. She is a leading expert on Modern Monetary Theory and a former Chief Economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee (Democratic staff). She was named by POLITICO as one of the 50 people most influencing the policy debate in America. Professor Kelton advises policymakers and consults with investment banks, and portfolio managers across the globe. She is a regular commentator on national radio and broadcast television. Her highly-anticipated book, The Deficit Myth, will be published June 9, 2020.
Vince Ryan is responsible for all editorial content appearing in CFO’s online, mobile, and print operations as well as new editorial content development across all Argyle Executive Forum brands. He has more than 30 years of experience reporting and writing on corporate finance, banking, and information technology for publications such as PC/Computing, Upside, and Telephony, where he won a feature-writing award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. Prior to joining CFO in 2007, he was managing editor at Royal Media Group, where he launched newsletters and conferences targeted to financial services executives. Ryan is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society of Jesuit colleges and universities. Email: vryan@argyleforum.com Twitter: @vincercfo
A senior vice president with Edelman’s Crisis & Risk Management practice, Jamie Singer provides issue management, crisis preparedness and crisis communications counsel to clients across an array of industries, including food & beverage, higher education, technology, health care and consumer products. She provides strategic counsel and support to companies facing reputational risks including data security & privacy issues, human safety and health concerns, product quality issues and executive transitions. Jamie’s expertise includes leading risk and vulnerability assessments, crisis plan and playbook development, as well as crisis trainings and simulations. As part of Edelman’s Data Security & Privacy Team, Jamie has led breach response efforts for one of the largest insurers in the U.S. as well as other companies in the health care, retail, higher education and technology industries. She also works with clients to enhance their data security & privacy crisis preparedness through plan and process development. Jamie has presented at numerous data security and privacy-focused conferences – including SANS’ Data Breach Summit and HIMSS– and has authored bylines on cybersecurity communications topics. Prior to joining Edelman, Jamie served as the Assistant Director of Internal Communications at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. At Kellogg, Jamie led development and execution of the school’s internal communications program as well as the school’s crisis communications planning efforts. Prior to Kellogg, Jamie worked in Cone Communications’ Crisis Prevention and Management Group. At Cone, she supported risk analysis and mitigation, communications strategy, message and materials development, as well as media relations for clients including Nestle Waters North America, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and General Mills. Prior to Cone, Jamie worked at FTI Consulting, performing crisis and issues management work for clients in industries ranging from entertainment/gaming to health care IT to professional services. EDUCATION: University of Michigan, BA, graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with Highest Distinction.
Dynamic, qualified and highly ethical financial leader with over 10+ years of experience in accounting, financial planning & analysis, corporate finance, and financial management. Expert in analyzing data, resolving problems and providing top management with strategic options; detail-oriented self-starter with great analytical and organizational skills. Creative problem solver and team player who thrives in a collaborative and dynamic environment. Seasoned professional with proven track record operating with multinational and international matrix organizations. Wide ranging experiences in finance and accounting with Big 4 accounting firm, entrepreneurial, and public & private companies. Committed to aligning passions, skills and talents to help others realize and achieve greatness. Specialties Include: • Financial Planning, Reporting & Analysis • Data Analysis & Business Intelligence • Financial Modeling & Scenario Planning • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Technology • Business Growth & Expansion • Strategic Advisory & Consultancy • Developing & Leading High-Performance Teams

Who attends our events

CFO Live brings together finance executives from the most successful and innovative corporations and organizations in the USA

Redefining the future of finance

CFO magazine and CFO.com, the world’s leading finance publication for finance executives, designed CFO Live for the needs of strategic Chief Financial Officers and finance executive.

CFO Live Chicago brings together Chief Financial Officers, VPs of Finance, and financial executives to enable them to be catalysts of change in their organization.

The conference will extend the magazine’s unique voice into the live arena, allowing attendees to make the content theirs and contribute their voice to critical and controversial topics, as well as experience the innovative FinTech startups, tools, and technologies that are revolutionizing finance.

The two day event is made up of two tracks of thought-provoking talks and actionable insights from senior finance leaders who are redefining the role of the CFO. The tracks will focus on Leadership and FP&A.

Financial Leadership

Insights from with top Economists and forward-thinking CFOs

Make valuable connections with fellow senior finance executives facilitated through smart networking, lunches and drinks receptions.

AI, Data & Technology Transformation

How to implement Artificial Intelligence strategies, including robotic process automation in your finance team

Future of Finance Breakouts

Meet FinTech innovators in a series of startup pitches

Take part in breakouts covering the future of FP&A, Cyber Security, Treasury and Financial Control

Up to 12 CPE Credits Available at CFO Live

Attendees of our Finance Channel live events can earn CPE Credits!
Participants of our live Finance Channel events have the opportunity to earn continuing professional education (CPE) credits. CPE certificates will be awarded on a per request basis and according to NASBA standards.
Field of Study: Finance
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Prep: None Needed
Delivery method: Group Live
Number of credits: 12
Refunds: Transfers only – contact The Argyle Group for more information
For inquiries as well as complaints concerning this event, you are welcome to send an email message to cpe@argyleforum.com

In order to be awarded the full credit hours, you must be present, registering your attendance and departure on the attendance sheets at the registration desk.

Argyle Executive Forum is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.


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CONVENE | 333 North Green Street | Chicago IL

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CONVENE | 333 North Green Street | Chicago IL


Convene at 333 North Green provides access to one of the city’s newest developments and builds on the transformation and rebirth of Chicago’s historic meatpacking district. The venue is brand new in Spring 2020, and CFO Live is excited to enjoy the space in June.





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