Financial Operations

June 7th, 5PM, Westin St. Francis


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Is your business’s back office future-proofed? Will your current operational processes and infrastructure hinder your ability to scale efficiently and profitably as your business grows, goes global, and faces more risks?

You’re invited to this exclusive executive event to gain insight and strategies to transform financial operations from PricewaterhouseCoopers and Chris Skinner of TheFinanser.com.



Forward-Thinking Senior Finance Executives


5PM-8PM, Wed., June 7, 2017


Westin St. Francis, San Francisco

Keynote Speakers

Nathan Hilt

PWC Director

Nathan is a Director in PwC's Financial Services Advisory practice and has helped clients in the payments ecosystem, with strategy, product development, merger integration, security/controls, and compliance. Formerly the VP Global Brand, Product, and Operations at Visa, Nathan brings 20 years of experience with various mainstream electronic payments systems, to create operating regulations while working within the ISO standards, card manufacturing parameters, and product/technology requirements.

Chris Skinner


Chris Skinner is known as an independent commentator on the financial markets and Fintech through his blog, TheFinanser.com, and as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank and its new sequel ValueWeb. He's Chair of the European networking forum The Financial Services Club and Nordic Finance Innovation, as well as a Non-Executive Director of the Fintech consultancy firm 11:FS. Chris sits on the Advisory Boards of many companies including IOTA, Innovate Finance, Moven and Meniga, and has been voted one of the most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. He's been named one of the Top 5 most influential people on BankInfoSecurity’s list of security leaders and was named a Top 40 Fintech influencers by the Wall Street Journal. Chris is a regular Fintech commentator on BBC News, Sky News, CNBC and Bloomberg.

Chen Amit

CEO, Co-Founder Tipalti

Chen is a veteran high tech executive and repeat entrepreneur and has built Tipalti from an idea to hundreds of customers and managing over $2.75B in payments annually. Prior to Tipalti, Chen was CEO of Atrica, a Carrier Ethernet company that Nokia-Siemens acquired. Before Atrica, Chen was co-founder and CEO of Verix, a provider of business intelligence software. At ECI Telecom, Chen founded their ADSL business unit and led it from inception to $100 million in annual sales. He earned a BSc from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from INSEAD.

Why Attend

Ambitious businesses have put Financial Operations on a critical path. Deeply tied to the success of the business model, the finance organization must be ready to embrace opportunities for global growth and efficiently work at high volume – all while also reducing risk. That has also come to mean transforming traditionally backend operations into strategic growth enablers.

Join us for a unique evening of expert insights around how CFOs can maneuver changes and lead in a fast-moving future.

Understand the outlook for businesses and the office of the CFO in the new economy

Transcend global risks and challenges to liberate finance and thrive

Identify what it takes to move finance and accounts payable from cost center to profit generator

Actualize the personal path from a tactical operator to executive leader

Meet like-minded CFOs, controllers, and finance leaders